CfP: North East Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Conference

North East Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies ConferenceSeton Hall University; South Orange, New Jersey; March 24, 2012 (Deadline: December 15, 2011)


 I am writing to invite you to submit a proposal for an individual paper or for a complete panel for the 34th Annual Meeting of the North East Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Conference (NESEEES, a regional conference of ASEEES.  The Conference will be held on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Seton Hall University, in South Orange, New Jersey, just 14 miles from New York City.    Dr. Nathaniel Knight will be the President of the 2012 Conference.

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 one paragraph abstract
2. requests for technical support
3. presenter's email and regular mail addresses
4. presenter's institutional affiliation and professional status (professor, 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 outlined above.

     Please send your proposals via electronic format no later than December 15, 2011 to .      

     As always, we encourage 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 taking part.

Graduate students are strongly encouraged to participate.  Two juried awards of $200 for first prize and $175 for second prize are made annually for the best graduate papers presented at the NESEEES conference

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 national ASEEES competition.

Date: 2011-10-19