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Hotels & Travel

The conference organizers have booked a block of rooms in Billings.  Please contact the hotels directly and mention MSUB (Montana State University Billings) to receive conference pricing. Billings is located close to Yellowstone National Park.  Conference attendees wishing to continue on to Yellowstone, please contact the organizers for additional details.


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Call for Papers

The 21st Biennial Conference on Balkan and South Slavic Linguistics, Literature and Folklore will take place from May 24-26, 2018 at Montana State University Billings, in Billings, Montana, USA.

Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, November 15, 2017
Acceptance Notification Date:  15 January 2018

The conference organizers are now accepting proposals for papers that treat some aspect of Balkan and/or South Slavic linguistics, literature, folklore, or culture. Abstracts should be maximum one page, including examples and bibliography, 12-point font, at least 1" margins, and should not contain name(s) or affiliations(s) of the author(s).

Abstracts should be submitted as an email attachment in PDF format to the conference organizer, Elena Petroska, at the conference email address ( The paper title, author name(s), affiliation(s), and contact information should be given in the body of the email. The abstract itself should have only the title.

 Questions about the conference may be directed to Elena Petroska or Paul Foster: