CFP: Central Slavic Conference 2012: 50 Years (and Beyond)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Central Slavic Conference 2012: 50 Years (and Beyond),
November 1-4, 2012, St. Louis, Missouri
Proposal Deadline, September 1, 2012

The Central Slavic Conference is pleased to invite scholars of all
disciplines working in Slavic, Eurasian, and East European studies to
submit proposals for panels, individual papers, roundtables, and poster
presentations for its annual meeting, to be held in conjunction with the
2012 International Studies Association Midwest Conference (see link below).

The 2012 meeting is a special one, as it marks the 50th anniversary of the
CSC. Founded in 1962 as the Bi-State Slavic Conference, the Central Slavic
Conference now encompasses seven states and is one of the two oldest of
the regional affiliates of ASEEES(Association for Slavic, East European,
and Eurasian Studies).[Ed. note:the Southern conference and the Midwest
conference will have to duke this out at some point.]

In honor of the anniversary, there will be special events celebrating the
past and future of the CSC. We will also partner with Saint Louis
University to co-sponsor an exhibit of early Soviet anti-religious

Proposals for paper, panel, roundtable, and poster presentations should be
submitted by email to CSC President Dr. David Borgmeyer
no later than September 1st, 2012.

Proposals should include:
· Participant name, affiliation, and email contact information;
· For individual paper / poster presentation: title and brief description
(limit 50 words);
· For panels: panel title + above information for each participant and
discussant (if applicable);
· For roundtable: roundtable title and participant information.

Charles Timberlake Memorial Symposium
Now a regular part of the CSC program, the symposium is dedicated to the
scholarship of CSC veteran member Charles Timberlake. This year will
include a presentation of the forthcoming Civil Society and Cultural
Identity in Russia and Eastern Europe:Essays in Honor of Charles
Timberlake, a volume of papers from the first three years of the
symposium. Those interested in participating should contact symposium
coordinator Dr. Nicole Monnier at

Timberlake Memorial Graduate Paper Prize
Graduate students who present at the CSC Annual Meeting are invited to
participate in the Charles Timberlake Graduate Paper Prize competition.
Dedicated to the memory of Professor Timberlake as teacher and mentor, the
prize carries a cash award. Submissions should be sent electronically to
prize coordinator Dr. Nicole Monnier at monniern@missouri.eduno later than
October 25th,2012.

General information regarding hotel and conference registration can be
found on the ISA Midwest Conference web page at:

Dr. Nicole Monnier
Associate Teaching Professor of Russian
Director of Undergraduate Studies (Russian)
German & Russian Studies
428A Strickland (formerly GCB)
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

phone: 573.882.3370

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