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CALL FOR PAPERS
55th Annual Meeting
Southern Conference on Slavic Studies
Alexandria, VA
April 6-8, 2017
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS: January 15, 2017

The Fifty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS) will be held at the Westin Alexandria Hotel in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, April 6-8, 2017. The meeting will be hosted by George Mason University's program in Russian and Eurasian Studies. The SCSS is the largest of the regional Slavic and Eurasian Studies associations and its programs attract national and international scholarly participation.  The purpose of SCSS is to promote scholarship, education, and in all other ways to advance scholarly interest in Russian, Soviet, and East European studies in the Southern region of the United States and nationwide. Membership in SCSS is open to all persons interested in furthering these goals.

Papers from all humanities and social science disciplines are welcome, as is a focus on countries other than Russia/USSR. We encourage participation from scholars of all Slavic, East European, and Eurasian regions. Papers can be on any time period and any topic relevant to these regions. Papers on the special theme of the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917 are especially welcome.

The program committee is accepting panel and paper proposals until January 15, 2017. Whole panel proposals (chair, three papers, discussant) are preferred, but proposals for individual papers will also be accepted. Whole panel proposals should include the titles of each individual paper as well as a title for the panel itself and identifying information (email address and brief CV with institutional affiliation) for all participants. Proposals for individual papers should include email address, brief CV with institutional affiliation, paper title, and a one-paragraph abstract to guide the program committee in the assembly of panels.  If any AV equipment will be needed, the panel and paper proposals should indicate so when they are submitted.  AV will be of limited availability and assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.  Email your proposals to Emily Baran at emily.baran@mtsu.edu. If necessary, you may also send it by conventional post to:

Dr. Emily B. Baran
Department of History
Middle Tennessee State University
MTSU Box 23
1301 E. Main Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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