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      When Mar 21, 2013 10:00 AM to
      Mar 23, 2013 05:00 PM
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      Summary: The Fifty-First Annual Meeting of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies (SCSS) will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Greensboro, NC, March 21-23, 2013.  The meeting will be hosted by the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. 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.

      Call for Papers: Papers from all humanities and social science disciplines are welcome and encouraged, as is a focus on countries other than Russia/USSR.  Papers and panels on all topics will be considered.  The program committee is accepting panel and paper proposals until January 15, 2013. Whole panel proposals (chair, three papers, discussant) are preferred, but proposals for individual papers are also welcome. Whole panel proposals should include the titles of each individual paper as well as a title for the panel itself and identifying information (email addresses and institutional affiliations) for all participants. Proposals for individual papers should include email contact, institutional affiliation, and a brief (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 (preferably) your proposals to Sharon Kowalsky at (please note my email has changed from previous years), or send it by conventional post to:

      Dr. Sharon Kowalsky
      Department of History

      Texas A&M University-Commerce

      PO Box 3011

      Commerce, TX 75429

      Contacts: For local arrangements or conference information other than the program, please contact Dr. Jeff Jones, University of North Carolina at Greensboro,, 336-334-4068. For questions, proposals or other information regarding the program, please contact Sharon Kowalsky at or 903-886-5627.