Tuesday, March 8, 2011

CSULB Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Student Conference

The California State University, Long Beach
Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Third Annual Student Conference
April 2, 2011
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California
The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association at CSULB is seeking proposals for individual papers and group panels from graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines for its Third Annual Student Conference. Proposals should be sent as presentation abstracts of 250 words or less. Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length, allowing 5-10 minutes for discussion and questions.
In the interests of exploring the many avenues of pre-modern studies, MaRSA welcomes proposals from all disciplines and levels of study, but submissions should be limited to topics ranging from the Ancient through Early Modern periods. Modern topics relevant to the pre-modern period, such as anachronism or medievalism, as well as proposals pertaining to regions outside of Europe, are also welcome.
Accepted participants will also be given the opportunity to work with MaRSA in publishing their work in a collection of essays on the conference's proceedings.
Proposals should include:
- The presenter or panel organizer's name and contact information
-A presentation title
-A 250 word abstract
The deadline for abstracts is March 12, 2011; a list of accepted participants will be announced by March 19.
Proposals should be submitted in the body of an email to : csulbmarsa@gmail.com
Please use the following subject heading when submitting abstracts: MARSA 2011
Inquiries may be directed to the MaRSA staff at csulbmarsa@gmail.com
Registration forms and additional conference information available at www.sites.google.com/site/csulbmarsa/
The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association at California State University, Long Beach, founded in 2007, is the student association of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and dedicated to fostering an arena of collegial dialogue and support for the pre- and post-baccalaureate community.