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Each spring semester, Romance Studies doctoral students organize an interdisciplinary graduate student conference, with a new theme chosen annually. The conference attracts participants from across the country, and from abroad as well.

The latest information about the conference can be found below.


Flyer for 2020 RS Grad Conference

  • RS Grad Conference: Mobility & Mutability

    November 24, 2020

    Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference April 17th, Spring 2021 - Virtual format Mobility/Mutability "Isn’t it really quite extraordinary to see that, since man took his first step, no one has asked himself... [ More ]

  • RS Grad Students Hold Conference Online

    April 13, 2020

    Every year in the spring semester, the Romance Studies graduate students organize a conference around a theme pertinent to the study of literature. This year, impacts of Covid-19 forced them... [ More ]

  • 2020 RS Graduate Student Conference Schedule

    March 25, 2020

  • March 24, 2020

    Due to the coronavirus, the 2020 graduate student conference is being transitioned to an online format. More details to come, will be posted on this page!

  • BU Romance Studies – Seeking Voices/Seeking Silences

    November 5, 2019

    SEEKING VOICES / SEEKING  SILENCES Boston University Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference - Call for Papers   Saturday, April 4th “Speech and silence are instruments of power, of self-assertion and self-definition:  they take part... [ More ]