Conference Announcement: Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas (DC, May 19-22 2016) [

Dear colleagues,
Please consider submitting a proposal (panel or paper) for next year's conference, "Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas: The Fourth Early Ibero/Anglo-Americanist Summit."
Continuing in the tradition of the First (Tucson, AZ, 2002), Second (Providence, RI, 2004), and Third (St. Augustine, FL, 2010) Early Ibero/Anglo Americanist Summits, this thematic conference on “Translation and Transmission in the Early Americas” will bring together scholars working in various languages and disciplines to exchange questions, ideas, research and teaching methods, and to promote comparative perspectives and cross-disciplinary dialogue in the study of the early Americas. Further information and a call for panels and papers will follow in the spring of 2015. The event will be co-sponsored by the Society of Early Americanists (SEA), The Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture (OIEAHC), The Kislak Family Foundation, and the University of Maryland.
For more information, visit the conference webpage,, or contact Ralph Bauer ( or Allison Bigelow (
Program Committee
Ralph Bauer (English & Comparative Literature, University of Maryland) • Allison Bigelow (Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese, University of Virginia) • Alejandra Dubcovsky (History, Yale University) • Patrick Erben (English, University of West Georgia) • Carlos Jaurégui (Romance Languages, University of Notre Dame) • Luis Fernando Restrepo (Latin American & Latino Studies, University of Arkansas)
Local arrangements:
Ralph Bauer (University of Maryland)