9th biennial conference in Sheffield

The ALCS proudly announces that the 9th  Biennial Conference will take place on 4-5 April 2012 at the University of Sheffield. The theme will be Low Countries, Big Cities and we warmly invite proposals for papers and fully constituted panels from within and outside of the UK. More details can be found in our Call for Papers and Panel Proposals. The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 30 November 2012. For all questions or queries, please email Henriette Louwerse,  H.Louwerse@shef.ac.uk.
Sheffield is England’s fourth-largest city, situated in South-Yorkshire close to Leeds, Manchester and Nottingham. It is surrounded by a national park: the Peak District. The Department of Germanic Studies is one the largest Dutch sections in the UK in terms of student numbers. For more information about the city and the university:
University: http://www.shef.ac.uk/about/index.html
City: http://www.shef.ac.uk/about/sheffield.html
The Conference will coincide with the official launch of the citybook Sheffield.