Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World

The Fourteenth Annual Northwest Undergraduate Conference on the Ancient World

April 27, 2019

Conference Schedule

The Department of Classical Studies 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 15-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.

ABSTRACT deadline: March 20, 2019.

Interested students should send an abstract of their paper electronically to the conference organizer, Professor Robert Chenault ( The abstract should provide 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. Conference acceptances will be emailed within a few days after the deadline.

Further information will be posted on the website of the Willamette University Department of Classical Studies (, or you may contact the conference organizer, Professor Robert Chenault.

A map of the campus and additional directions can be found in the "About Willamette" section.

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