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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. You can also check out the website of the conference for the latest info.

  • 2024 RS Graduate Student Conference

    April 17, 2024

    The Romance Studies Graduate Students Conference, held on April 13th, was an enriching event that brought together emerging scholars representing a wide range of backgrounds and research interests from Boston... [ More ]

  • RS Graduate Students Conference

    February 16, 2024

    REMEMBERED & FORGOTTEN APRIL 13, 2024 Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. 1984, George Orwell Whom do we remember as time passes by? Whom have we forgotten? Boston... [ More ]

  • RS Graduate Students Hold Conference

    April 21, 2023

    On Saturday, April 15, graduate students from Romance Studies hosted a hybrid graduate conference on the theme of "Illusion & Delusion." We heard presentations from students coming from as near as... [ More ]

  • RS Graduate Student Conference This Weekend!

    April 10, 2023

    The Romance Studies Graduate Students will be hosting a literature conference centered on the theme of Illusion and Delusion. Panels will vary from medieval Italian literature to Post-Colonial French literature... [ More ]

  • RS Grad Conference – Keynote Speaker Announced

    February 9, 2023

    The keynote speaker for the upcoming BU Romance Studies graduate conference will be Dr. Rachel Mesch, noted expert on 19th century French literature! Dr. Rachel Mesch received her BA from Yale... [ More ]

  • 2023 RS Graduate Student Conference – CFP Deadline Extended

    February 9, 2023

    BU Romance Studies Graduate Student Conference  Call For Papers: Illusion & Delusion  From the Coronavirus pandemic to the Russo-Ukrainian War, researchers are arguably more aware now than ever of their presence at... [ More ]