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LibrAsia 2017 : The Asian Conference on Literature 2017


When Mar 30, 2017 - Apr 2, 2017
Where Kobe, Japan
Submission Deadline Nov 15, 2016
Final Version Due Jun 2, 2017
Categories    literature   poetry   memoir and autobiography   literary theory

Call For Papers

The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), in conjunction with its global university and institutional partners, is proud to announce The Asian Conference on Literature 2017 (LibrAsia2017), which will be held from Thursday, March 30 - Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the Art Center Kobe, Japan.

Publish before a global audience. Present in a supportive environment. Network and create new relationships. Hear the latest research. Explore the beautiful seaside city of Kobe. Join a global academic community.

Conference Theme

The conference theme for LibrAsia2017 is “”History, Story, Narrative””, and the organisers encourage submissions that approach this theme from a variety of perspectives. However, the submission of other topics for consideration is welcome and we also encourage sessions across a variety of interdisciplinary and theoretical perspectives.

Submissions are organised into the following thematic streams:

Literature – African Literature
Literature – Ancient & Classical Literature
Literature – Anglo-American Literature
Literature – Arabic/Middle Eastern Literature
Literature – Asian Literature
Literature – Children’s and Young Adult Literature
Literature – Comparative Literature
Literature – European Literature
Literature – Folktales, Myths and Legends
Literature – Historical and Political Literature
Literature – Indigenous People’s/Ethnic Literatures & Minority Discourses
Literature – Latin American Literature
Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory
Literature – Literary Practice
Literature – Literary Translation and Translatology
Literature – Literature and Film
Literature – Literature, Language and Identity
Literature – Literature and Religion
Literature – Poetry
Literature – Manuscriptology, Textual and Genetic Criticism
Literature – Memoir and Autobiography
Literature – Teaching Literature
Literature – Travel Writing
Literature – Theatre and Drama

Submit your research and join the discussion. Abstracts of no more than 250 words should be submitted by November 15, 2016.

To submit an abstract, please log into the IAFOR Submission System:

For more information on LibrAsia2017, please visit the conference website:

We look forward to seeing you in Kobe!

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