Annual Tennessee Undergraduate Classics Research Conference - Feb. 19, 2022

Annual Tennessee Undergraduate Classics Research Conference

— Call for Papers —

February 19, 2022, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

This conference will pertain to a wide variety of topics concerning the classical world, with paper sessions being divided by theme based on the papers accepted. Abstracts will be considered from any discipline within classical studies (archaeology, history, philology, art history, etc.) or a related field, including interdisciplinary studies or topics in Egyptology, the ancient Near East, and the like. Examples range from an analysis of the rhetoric of a Demosthenic speech to a report of the findings of a current excavation to a commentary on the hybridization of style in Pompeian wall painting (this is not an exhaustive list). Information about the conference can be found here.

Abstract Details

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words double-spaced in 12 pt. Times New Roman font. Please do not include the name of the presenter or university on the abstract. Instead, include a title on the abstract and make sure it matches the title on the information sheet. You must have a preliminary bibliography of at least three sources listed after your abstract. Paper presentations will be 15 minutes.

Submission of Abstracts

The due date for abstracts is 5:00pm EST on Monday, November 22, 2021, which must be sent to As part of your abstract submission, you must also submit an information sheet via Google Forms. The Google Form can be found here. Notifications of acceptance will be sent by Monday, December 13, 2021. Click here for additional information on abstract submissions, conference travel, and accommodations.

Conference Information

The conference is organized by the students and faculty of the Department of Classics at the University of Tennessee. The venue is Strong Hall at the University of Tennessee, 1621 West Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN 37996. The conference will provide hotel accommodation for the nights of February 18 and February 19 for all non-UTK presenters. Accommodation and meals are only provided for accepted presenters. There is a $40 registration fee for all presenters, which covers the cost of dinner on Friday and lunch on the day of the conference.

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