The 2012 MAHC conference theme, "World as Text: Text as World" seeks to investigate historical and contemporary practices of reading and writing the world, broadly conceived. As a forum for interdisciplinary student research, MAHC encourages participation from students in the humanities, social sciences, and the arts: anthropology, religious studies, art history, literatures and languages, history, women's studies, media studies, visual arts, geography, theatre, dance, sociology, film, American Studies, and other interdisciplinary programs. Please submit a 250-word abstract to: firstname.lastname@example.org by 12/21/11. Open to undergraduate as well as graduate student research.
The conference takes place March 9 and 10, 2012 at The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (35 miles from Kansas City); paper presentations of 15-20 minutes within panels. Keynote speaker: Prof. Jerome Silbergeld (Art & Archeology and East Asian Studies Program, Princeton University).
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