Conference Dinner, Second International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Monash University Centre in Prato, Prato, Italy
Garden Conversation with Ted Honderich, Fifth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, American University of Paris, Paris, France

Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities

  • 11–13 June 2014
  • Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid, Spain

At A Glance

3

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

380+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities.

54

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Twelfth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities featured plenary sessions by some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

​Gustavo Sánchez Canales

​Gustavo Sánchez Canales

Professor, English, Department of Philology and Didactics, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

​Stéphanie Smadja

​Stéphanie Smadja

Professor, Stylistics and French Linguistics, and Associate Director, Department of Lettres, Art, Cinéma, University Paris Diderot - Paris 7; Member, Governing Council, Humanities Institute of Paris, France

​José Francisco Serrano Oceja – Spanish Language Plenary

​José Francisco Serrano Oceja – Spanish Language Plenary

Associate Professor, Journalism, Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Madrid, Spain

​Karim Javier Gherab-Martin – Spanish Language Plenary

​Karim Javier Gherab-Martin – Spanish Language Plenary

Professor, Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Madrid, Spain

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2014 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Bader Mousa Al-Saif

Bader Mousa Al-Saif

Georgetown University, USA

Deborah Bekele

Deborah Bekele

University of Barcelona, Spain

Natalia Grincheva

Natalia Grincheva

Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture, Canada

Matt Husain

Matt Husain

University of British Columbia, Canada

Sumaira Taj Khan

Sumaira Taj Khan

University of Iowa, USA

James Mestaz

James Mestaz

University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Paweł K. Rutkiewicz

Paweł K. Rutkiewicz

University of Łódź, Poland

Biljana Samoukovic

Biljana Samoukovic

University of Iowa, USA

Nilofar Shidmehr

Nilofar Shidmehr

University of British Columbia, Canada

Zhao Shuo

Zhao Shuo

Xi’an University, China

Anil Sigdel

Anil Sigdel

University of Vienna, Austria

Beryl Wintrip

Beryl Wintrip

Monash University, Australia