Plan to join us for the annual Western Association for Slavic Studies (WASS) conference. This year our host organization, the Western Social Science Association (WSSA), is holding its 55th annual conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico on April 2-5, 2013.
We invite proposals for individual papers, complete panels, and roundtable presentations in all areas of studies on Eastern Europe, the Balkans, Russia, the former Soviet Union, and Central Asia. The topics may include any aspect of economy, politics, and culture with a broad chronological span from the Middle Ages to present. Contributions are encouraged from disciplines including (but not limited to): anthropology, archeology, architecture, arts,
communication, cultural studies, demography, economics, education, environment, ethnic and minority studies, film, gender studies, geography, history, international relations, Jewish studies, law, linguistics, literature, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, theatre, travel and tourism. Graduate student proposals will also be considered.
For Papers and panels: Please include the following and submit them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Title of Presentation/Panel
Name, Affiliation, and Email Address
Other Authors and contact information
Abstract (not to exceed 200 words)
For Panels: Submit the title of each paper. If you do not have a chair or discussant, we will work with you to find one.
The deadline for proposals is December 10, 2013.
The WASS encourages graduate student participation. The best graduate paper presented will win a $100 prize and will be eligible for the graduate student paper prize sponsored by the ASEEES.
Please feel free to forward this Call to individuals, institutions, and organizations that may be interested in the conference.
For more information regarding the Western Slavic Studies Association see: http://aseees.org/organizations/wass.html
Chair and Professor of History
Department of History
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-1181
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