Closed: Call for Papers: 2016 Annual Fall Meeting, October 20-22

The Classical Association of the Atlantic States

Call for Papers: 2016 Annual Fall Meeting, October 20-22

The Heldrich Conference Center, New Brunswick, New Jersey

We invite individual and group proposals on all aspects of the Classical World and Classical reception, and on new strategies and resources for improved teaching. Especially welcome are presentations which aim at maximum audience participation and integrate the interests of K-12 and college faculty, and which consider ways of communicating about ancient Greece and Rome outside of our discipline and profession. We are hoping to include an undergraduate research session featuring presentations based on outstanding term papers, senior theses, or other scholarly projects.

All submitters and all Program participants must be current members of CAAS. Participants in the 2016 Annual Fall Meeting must be members when they submit proposals and must renew their memberships for 2016-2017 (The membership year is September 1-August 31).

The Call for Papers is now closed

Panels and Workshops

Panels and Workshops may be 1 ½ or 2 hours in length, depending on the number of presenters. Submissions of abstracts must be uploaded as a single PDF (.pdf) or Word 97-2003 (.doc) file of no more than 700 words which must include:

◾ a description of the proposed Panel or Workshop and, if appropriate, brief abstracts of the individual presentations. The description and individual abstracts (if any) should be accompanied by a bibliography of up to ten items (not included in the word limit) which are appropriate to the Panel/Workshop. The proposal should clearly indicate the thesis and original contribution made by the Panel or Workshop and should situate this contribution in a larger scholarly context (for more information, see “Writing an Abstract for Professional Presentation”). The proposal must be anonymous. The names of the organizer and presenters should not appear anywhere in this file except when citing a publication by the organizer or presenters.

◾Title of the session and titles of each individual presentation (if appropriate).

◾specific audio-visual needs for the session (please note that CAAS cannot provide laptops or a VCR/DVD player with monitor. All videos must be projected from a laptop).

On a separate page, include the names of the individual presenters on the Panel or Workshop as additional authors, adding authors as necessary, with appropriate contact information.

Deadline for Panels and Workshops: the submission date is March 6, 2016. No substantive changes (e.g. additional speakers) will be allowed after this date.

Individual Submissions

Individual papers must be no more than 15 minutes in length. Submissions of abstracts must be a single PDF (.pdf) Word 97-2003 (.doc) file of no more than 300 words which includes:

◾ clearly indicated thesis and original contributions made by your presentation which situates this contribution in a larger scholarly context (for more information, see “Writing an Abstract for Professional Presentation”). This abstract should be accompanied, if appropriate to the paper topic, by a bibliography of up to five items (not included in the word limit) and by a statement of how audiovisual aids will be used (not included in the word limit). The abstract must be anonymous. The author’s name should not appear anywhere in the file except when citing a publication by the author.

◾specific audio-visual needs for your presentation (please note that CAAS cannot provide laptops or a VCR/DVD player with monitor. All videos must be projected from a laptop).

If you are an undergraduate, please indicate this by adding “undergraduate” at the end of the title, so that undergraduate submissions can be read separately, and in relation toone another.

The deadline for individual submissions of abstracts is March 6, 2016.

The Call for Papers is now closed.

For further information, please contact CAAS Program Coordinator Judith P. Hallett(jeph@umd.edu). Please contact Webmaster Jana Soska (webmaster@caas-cw.org) ifyou experience difficulties with the online forms.

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