The April Conference, to be held April 20-22 2017, is a triennial international conference organized by the Institute of English Studies at the Jagiellonian University, Poland since 1978. It presents a valuable opportunity to bring together scholars working in various fields of English and American Studies.

Speakers are kindly invited to submit papers on a variety of topics. Our usual General Sessions on British and American Literature, General and Applied Linguistics, Translation and Cultural Studies, Teaching of English as a Foreign Language will be accompanied by a selection of Thematic Sessions as follows:

1. James Joyce

2. Medievalism in Literature

3. New Perspectives on the American South

4. Variation, Variety, Variable – Facets of English in the Contemporary World

5. Stylistics of Multimodality /Intermedial Texts and Discourses (Artistic and Applied)

6. Teaching English in Academia

7. Stance and Evaluation in Discourse

8. Digital Humanities

9. Audiovisual Translation

10. The Contemporary Historical Novel

Plenary lectures at AC 2017 will be delivered by the following speakers:

Robert H. Brinkmeyer (University of South Carolina)

Anne Fogarty (University College Dublin)

Hartmut Haberland (Roskilde University)

Carolyne Larrington (Oxford University)

Adriaan Neele (Yale University)

Please submit an abstract of ca. 200 words to the following email addresses: for General Sessions and for Thematic Sessions. Paper proposals will be reviewed anonymously and the authors will be notified about their acceptance via email.

The deadline for paper proposals is 20th January 2017. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by 31st January 2017. Early Conference registration and fee (available till 1st March 2017) is 600 PLN. Doctoral students are eligible for a discount of 150 PLN. AC 2017 website: