Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World

The Ninth Annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World

April 19, 2014 in Ford Hall

2013 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (will be updated soon)

ABSTRACT deadline has been EXTENDED to Friday, April 4, 2014. Please deliver abstracts to the conference organizer Prof. Mary R. Bachvarova at Conference acceptances will be emailed within a few days after the deadline.

The Classical Studies Program at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, is hosting a one-day undergraduate conference. We envision this conference as an opportunity for talented undergraduates to present their work, for example a BA thesis or outstanding seminar paper, in a 20-minute talk to an audience of undergraduates and their faculty mentors. Papers are welcome in any area of ancient studies, including language and literature, religion, history, philosophy, and material culture.

A catered buffet breakfast and lunch will be provided to all participants, and audio-visual facilities will be available. Interested students should submit an abstract electronically by April 4, 2014 to, that provides the following information: name, email address, name and email of the supporting faculty member, any audio-visual needs (PowerPoint, video, slide projector), title of the talk, and 300-word description of the talk.

Further information will be posted on the website of the Willamette University Classical Studies Program (, or you may contact the conference organizer, Prof. Mary R. Bachvarova. A map of the campus and additional directions can be found in the "About Willamette" section.

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