California State University Long Beach 4th Annual Medieval & Renaissance Students Association Conference CFP

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California State University, Long Beach Medieval and Renaissance
Student’s Association & Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies

Fourth Annual Student Conference Call for Papers

February 25, 2012
California State University, Long Beach
Long Beach, California

The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association at CSULB is seeking proposals for individual papers and group panels from graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines for its Fourth Annual Student Conference. Proposals should be sent as presentation abstracts of 250 words or less. Presentations should be approximately 15-20 minutes in length, allowing an additional 5-10 minutes for discussion and questions.

MaRSA welcomes proposals from all disciplines and levels of study, but submissions should be limited to topics ranging from the Medieval through Early Modern periods. Modern topics relevant to this period, such as anachronism or medievalism, as well as proposals pertaining to regions outside of Europe, are also welcome.

Accepted participants will also be given the opportunity to work with MaRSA in publishing their work in a collection of essays on the conference's proceedings.

Proposals should include:
• The presenter or panel organizer's name and contact information
• A presentation title
• A 250-word abstract

The deadline for abstracts is February 4, 2012;
A list of accepted participants will be announced by February 6th.
Proposals should be submitted in the body of an e-mail to:
Please use the following subject heading when submitting abstracts:
MARSA 2012
Inquiries may be directed to the MaRSA staff at

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The Medieval and Renaissance Students' Association at California State University, Long Beach, founded in 2007, is the student association of the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, and is dedicated to fostering an arena of collegial dialogue and support for the pre- and post-baccalaureate community.