Call for Papers: Breaching Boundaries: Perspectives on Identity and Conflict
Sponsored by Boston University
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 7:09pm to Sunday, December 15, 2013 - 5:00pm
Friday, February 14, 2014 to Sunday, February 16, 2014

Department of Archaeology, Boston University
675 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215
United States

CFP Deadline: 
Sunday, December 15, 2013

The Graduate Student Association of the Boston University Department of Archaeology would like to announce the call for papers for the Eleventh Biennial Graduate Conference on February 14-16, 2014.  The title of this year’s conference is Breaching Boundaries: Perspectives on Identity and Conflict.

Our keynote speaker is Dr. Pamela Geller from the University of Miami.

Topics for discussion can include, but are not limited to

  • Issues of Colonialism
  • Formation and Maintenance of Boundaries
  • Indigenous Communities and Cultural Patrimony
  • Material Cultural as Indicators of Conflict
  • Interactions in Gender Studies and Embodiment and Sexuality

For consideration, graduate students should submit a 250-word abstract on our website by December 15, 2013:

Selected participants will be notified by early January and the full paper will be due by February 1st.  Paper presentations will be 20 minutes in length.  There is no registration fee for this conference.

We kindly request that faculty and graduate students forward this announcement to interested parties and related university departments.  Attached you will find a pdf of our call for papers for display.

If you have any questions please direct them to:

Graduate Student Conference Committee

Department of Archaeology, Boston University

675 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02108

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