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November 19, 2013

CFP: Northeast Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (NESEEES) Conference, Philadelphia

Deadline: December 15, 2013

Submit a proposal for an individual paper or a complete panel for the 35th annual meeting of the
Northeast Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (NESEEES) Conference, a regional conference of ASEEES.

The Conference will be hosted by West Chester University of Pennsylvania and held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education facility located in the Mellon Independence Center, 701 Market Street, Philadelphia. (Visit http://www.pmucenter.org/directions.asp for directions.)

Scholarly papers and panels are welcome on any aspect of Slavic and East European and Eurasian studies. Proposals MUST include the following:

1. Title and a one-paragraph abstract.

2. Requests for technical support if needed.

3. Presenter's email and postal mail addresses.

4. Presenter's institutional affiliation and professional status (professor, instructor, graduate student, etc.)

Undergraduate students under the guidance of a faculty mentor may present a paper at the Conference if their faculty mentor submits the information above.

Please send proposal via electronic format no later than Sunday, December 15, 2013 to NESEEES@gmail.com. (Note: This email address is case-sensitive). As always, we strongly urge professionals in the field to volunteer to serve as chairs and/or discussants. Much of the benefit of the Conference depends on active participation and informed commentary by those present.

Graduate students are strongly encouraged to take part. Two juried awards of $200 and $175 for first and second prize respectively are given out each year to the best graduate student papers presented at the Conference, judged according to the following criteria:

· clarity of main research question outlining the scholar's approach to the problem

· importance of the research to the profession

· amount of support for the argument

· use of primary sources

· adequate and interesting content

· readiness for publication, correct use of English, and readability

Following the Conference, graduate students may submit their revised papers to the competition for review. Visual materials accompanying the conference presentation should be submitted along with the written text for evaluation. The first-prize paper will be entered in the ASEEES national competition.

Posted by sarayu at November 19, 2013 01:35 PM