SCSS Conference Information

 ATLANTA CONFERENCE IN 2014

JOIN US FOR OUR 52nd ANNUAL SCSS MEETING IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA
(SEE DETAILS BELOW)

SPONSORED BY GEORGIA STATE AND UNDER THE DIRECTION OF HUGH HUDSON

S
EE YOU APRIL 10-12, 2014 AT THE RITZ-CARLTON IN DOWNTOWN ATLANTA

RICHARD WORTMAN OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY WILL BE OUR BANQUET SPEAKER

REGISTER ONLINE NOW AT:
 https://webpay.gsu.edu/C20797_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=137


DETAILS:

The 52nd Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS), hosted by Georgia State University, will be held in Atlanta from Thursday-Saturday/Sunday, April 10-April 12/13, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta, 181 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303. 

The rate for Georgia State University—Southern Conference is only $155 (plus taxes) for single or double occupancy.  Self Parking rates are $18.00 daily maximum.  To register call 404-659-0400 and specify Georgia State University—Slavic Studies. You can also call 1-800-241-3333 and tell them Atlanta and our dates. If you prefer register online at: http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/Atlanta/Default.htm -- the Group/Promotion Code is: GSUGSUA

Friday we will have the plenary talk by Professor Richard Wortman followed by a performance at the banquet by the Atlanta Balalaika Society, dedicated to the performance and preservation of Russian and East European music for traditional Russian folk instruments.

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: January 15, 2014

Papers from all humanities and social science disciplines are welcome and encouraged, as is a focus on countries other than Russia/USSR.  Papers and panels on all topics will be considered.  The program committee is accepting panel and paper proposals until January 15, 2014. Whole panel proposals (chair, three papers, discussant) are preferred, but proposals for individual papers are also welcome. Whole panel proposals should include the titles of each individual paper as well as a title for the panel itself and identifying information (email addresses and institutional affiliations) for all participants. Proposals for individual papers should include email contact, institutional affiliation, and a brief (one paragraph) abstract to guide the program committee in the assembly of panels.  If any AV equipment will be needed, the panel or paper proposals should indicate so when submitted.  AV will be of limited availability and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.  Email (preferably) your proposals to Sharon Kowalsky at Sharon.Kowalsky@tamuc.edu