The Midwest Slavic Association and the Center for Slavic and East European Studies have announced the theme and Call for Proposals for the 2020 Midwest Slavic Conference. This year, the 2020 Midwest Slavic Conference Science (&) Fiction(s) will be held at OSU in Columbus, Ohio on April 3-5, 2020. The conference committee invites proposals for papers on all topics related to the Slavic, East European, and Eurasian world, particularly those that explore science and the history of science, science fiction in film, cartoons, art, music, and literary works, information science and disinformation. The conference will open at 5:30PM on Friday, April 3 with a keynote address by Dr. Anindita Banerjee (Cornell U.). Building on the keynote address, a plenary panel will follow on the morning of Saturday, April 4. Panels by conference participants will then be held on Saturday, April 4 from 10:30AM-4:45PM and Sunday, April 5 from 8:30AM-11:45AM. Participants may submit proposals for pre-formed panels or individual papers.
Please visit the Midwest Slavic Conference webpage for full details.