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Undergraduate Research: Events and Conferences

Armstrong Student Scholars Symposium

Armstrong has a proud tradition of student involvement in various scholarly and creative endeavors. Whether it’s turning a ceramic vase or synthesizing chemical compounds, students are working side by side with faculty making valuable contributions to their fields of expertise. The Scholars Symposium provides a venue for the campus and the community to come together to celebrate these accomplishments and to recognize the outstanding scholarly achievements made by our students.  

Submission deadline: March 21st at 5pm

Smposium Dates: April 18-19, 2018

Women in the Arts Symposium

In conjunction with National Women's History Month, the Annual Women in the Arts Symposium is hosted by Armstrong's Department of Art, Music & Theatre to acknowledge and recognize contributions of women to the arts. This multidisciplinary event provides an excellent opportunity for Armstrong students to present and discuss their research pertaining to historical and contemporary achievements of women within the venue of the visual and performing arts. The symposium will be held Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 9AM-3PM in the Student Union. The theme this year is  "Reactions of WOMEN IN THE ARTS to the Socio-Political Climate." 

Annual Middle Georgia State University Undergraduate History Conference

The Department of History and Political Science at Middle Georgia State University invites paper, panel, and poster proposals for its annual undergraduate History conference to be held Saturday, November 4, 2017. The conference is open to all undergraduates researching any historical topic in any discipline.  Submissions should make an original contribution to the study of history.

All proposals are due by October 6, 2017, reflecting the new extended deadline. Proposals should be no more than 250 words. Students should also submit a brief biography. Students will have 15 minutes to present their work. Send proposals to historypaperconference@gmail.com.  Faculty and graduate students interested in serving as panel commenters, please contact Matthew Zimmerman at matthew.zimmerman@mga.edu or (478)471-5749.

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers. The aim of the conference, then, is to be interdisciplinary and cross-cultural, and to offer scholars and researchers, teachers and students, the opportunity to disseminate and discuss their knowledge and understanding of the dynamic, important field of postcolonial studies. For the 26th annual conference, Clair Wills, the Leonard L. Milberg Professor of Irish Letters at Princeton University and member of the Royal Irish Academy, will give the Keynote address.

The conference will be held February 17-18, 2017 at the Hilton Savannah Desoto in Savannah, GA
Find out more here: BCPSC

NCUR: National Conferences on Undergraduate Research

Now in existence for over twenty years, the conference regularly hosts 2,000 students and their faculty mentors to present their research through posters, oral presentations, visual arts and performances. The NCUR conference wil be hosted at the University of Oklahoma on April 4-7, 2018. Find out more information here: NCUR

The Southeastern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies

This year's 44th Annual SEASECS conference will be held in Orlando, Florida. Please note that the deadlines for the 2018 meeting are EARLIER than usual. PANEL PROPOSALS are due by August 15, 2017 and INDIVIDUAL PAPER PROPOSALS are due by September 15, 2017.

Find out more here: SEASECS

16th Claremont - University of California Undergraduate Conference on the E.U.

This conference is aimed to encourage undergraduate students to learn more about the European Union as well as interact with other students and professors who have various expertise in this field. The Conference will be held April 5-6, 2018 at Scripps College in Claremont, California. Find out more here: Claremont UC Undergraduate Research 

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6th Annual Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference

As the Southeast's Preeminent Regional Research & Creative Endeavors Conference, we offer undergraduate researchers from any discipline the opportunity to present their research to their student colleagues and leading faculty researchers from around southeast. In addition, all participants will have the opportunity to speak to graduate school recruiters and learn from our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Beheruz N. Sethna from the University of West Georgia on Why Student Research and Creative Work is Relevant in a Rapidly Changing Society.

The Conference will be held October 27-28, 2017. The abstract submission portal for the 2017 GURC  is now open at http://www.gcsu.edu/gurc.  The deadline for abstracts is Friday, September 15, 2017, at 5 p.m. Registration is $50 until October 20, so take advantage by registering now!

Albany State University 5th Annual Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Conference will be held October 27th, 2017 from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Check back soon for more details or visit the Conference website. 

5th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference

The 5th Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia on October 26th - 28th, 2017 at the Hilton Garden Inn in downtown Atlanta. The Theme of this years conference is "Black Scholarship Matters: Intellectualism, Race, and the Public Sphere." Abstracts may be submitted by sophomores, juniors and seniors (as of Fall 2017) from all racial backgrounds and on any topic. Previous accepted abstracts came from the fields of education, energy & environment, STEM, business, sociology, and health to name a fewLearn more by visiting the Black Doctoral Network Conference website

Previously, the deadline was September 8 but due to students and Program Directors requesting additional time since students are just getting back to campus (Hurricane Irma) we have extended the deadline to September 29.