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ARCHIVESRECORDS/DC 2010
Joint Annual Meeting of the Council of State Archivists, the National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, and the Society of American Archivists

Marriott Wardman Park | Washington, DC

Pre-Conference Programs: August 8–10, 2010 | Conference Dates: August 10–15, 2010


Call for Student Paper and Poster Presentations

The 2010 Student Program Subcommittee is accepting proposals for two special sessions dedicated to student scholarship at ARCHIVES*RECORDS: DC 2010, the Joint Meeting of CoSA, NAGARA, and SAA in Washington, D.C., August 10–15. 

Work from both Master’s and PhD students will be considered.

Graduate Student Paper Session
The work of three current archives students will be selected for presentation.  Each speaker will be allotted 15 minutes to present a paper.  Thirty minutes will be reserved for audience questions.  Proposals may relate to any research topic of interest to the student and to the larger archives community.  The Subcommittee will select participants based on the quality of proposals.  Presenters and topics will be listed in the Preliminary Program.

Graduate Student Poster Session
The 10th annual Graduate Student Poster Session will showcase the work of both individual students and SAA Student Chapters.

Individual posters may describe applied or theoretical research that is completed or underway; discuss interesting collections with which students have worked; or report on archives and records projects in which students have participated (e.g., development of finding aids, public outreach, database construction, etc.). Submissions should focus on research or activity conducted within the previous academic year.

Student Chapter posters may describe chapter activities, events, and/or other involvement with the archives and records professions.  A single representative should coordinate the submission of each Student Chapter proposal.

Submission Instructions and Deadlines
Submissions must include the following:

  • Your name, postal address, telephone number, and email address;
  • The name and address of your college or university;
  • Your degree program (e.g., M.A., MLIS, Ph.D., etc.)
  • For paper proposals:  Your paper title and a 250-word abstract;
  • For poster proposals: A brief description of your poster topic (not to exceed 250 words);
  • A one-sentence statement affirming your commitment to attend ARCHIVES*RECORDS /DC 2010 and present your paper/poster in person if selected by the Subcommittee.

Proposals must be received no later than January 22, 2010, and must be sent electronically to:

2010 Student Program Subcommittee
studentsessions [@] archivists [.] org

If you have any questions, please contact Subcommittee Chair Tony Kurtz at tony.kurtz [@] wwu.edu.