American Studies Conference in Turkey with Modernist Plenaries

Dear Colleagues,
I am pleased to invite you to the upcoming
1st International Biennial Symposium of American Studies—DEUSAS—organized
by the Department of American Studies at Dokuz Eylül University, Izmir,
Turkey, April 27-29 2016.
The symposium is open to a wide variety of disciplines and approaches with
the aim of discussing the Sacred and the Sublime in connection with the
United States. We encourage submissions about literature, culture,
religion, philosophy, politics, sociology, the visual arts, film and the
media in any strand of American studies. Proposals for twenty-minute
presentations should be submitted to by
November 13, 2015 at the latest. Submissions should include a 250 word
abstract in English and a short biographical description.
No registration fee will be required, though those who would like to
participate (whether as delegate or attendee) are expected to register
their names on our website,, or to contact the
Symposium Coordinator, Dr. Richard Parker at or
We look forward to welcoming you all to the beautiful city of Izmir!
Please feel free to distribute this to any colleagues or students you
think may be interested in participating.
Best wishes,
Dr. Richard Parker