& 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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use the following subject heading when submitting abstracts: MARSA 2012
Inquiries may be directed to the MaRSA staff at email@example.com.
To register, or for information, go to www.sites.google.com/site/csulbmarsa/.
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.