Memories of the Past: An Archaeological, Historical and Literary Perspective (Student Conference)
Sponsored by The Classics Society of the University of New Brunswick
Saturday, March 10, 2012 to Sunday, March 11, 2012



CFP Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Lisa Nevett, University of Michigan

The Classics Society of the University of New Brunswick is hosting an interdisciplinary graduate and senior undergraduate student conference on Saturday, March 10th and Sunday, 11th, 2012.  The conference will be held in memory of Dr. John Geyssen, Department of Classics and Ancient History.

The theme of this year’s conference focuses on memories. Through the study of material remains and textual sources of past societies we are able to retrieve and preserve lost memories. With the aid of new technological advancements and methods of analyses, new insights and interpretations are offered that enhance our image of the past.

Topics may include, but are not limited to, housing, burial practice, battle tactics, art, architecture, gender studies, etc., from ancient to modern times and from all disciplines (Anthropology, Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences, Art History, Classical Studies, History, Media Studies, etc.)

The goal of this year’s conference is to provide a forum for understanding the collective role that all disciplines (humanities, social sciences and sciences) play in recording our past.

Submissions: Please send a 250 word abstract with your name, current level and program of study, affiliated university and email to

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