2019 Special Events


The program committee is planning a number of special events for the 2019 conference in New Orleans. We will add to this page throughout the fall.

Keynote Address

The keynote address, "The Pleasures of Philology", will be given by Yuri Leving (Dalhousie University) on Saturday, February 9th at 11:00am.

Advanced Seminars

Friday, February 8th, 2019, 4:30pm-6:30pm: "Reorientalism: Modernist Experimentation in the Stalinist State", Nariman Skakov (Stanford University)

Saturday, February 9th, 2019, 1:15pm-3:00pm: "Russian Modernist Studies: A Centennial Perspective", Irina Shevelenko (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Members' Meeting

The AATSEEL Members' Meeting will be held on Saturday, February 9th at 10:00am. All attendees are welcome.

President's Reception

The President's Reception and Awards Ceremony will be held on the evening of Friday, February 8th from 7:00pm until 9:00pm. Cash bar, complimentary hors d'oeuvres. All attendees are warmly and enthusiastically welcome to attend as we celebrate this year's honorees for contributions to the field in teaching, service, and scholarship.

Pedagogy Workshop

Open Educational Practices and the Future of the Language Textbook (Christian T. Hilchey,
University of Texas at Austin).

Coffee Breaks

AATSEEL will host several coffee breaks throughout the duration of the conference. Organizations, departments, exhibitors, and advertisers interested in sponsoring a coffee break may write to the Conference Manager (aatseelconference@usc.edu) to inquire about sponsorship.