Events & Conferences


Armstrong Student Scholars Symposium

Armstrong has a proud tradition of student involvement in various scholarly and creative endeavors. Whether it’s turning a ceramic vase or synthesizing chemical compounds, students are working side by side with faculty making valuable contributions to their fields of expertise. The Scholars Symposium provides a venue for the campus and the community to come together to celebrate these accomplishments and to recognize the outstanding scholarly achievements made by our students.  In 2015, the Symposium will be held on Thursday and Friday, April 15 and 16, in the Student Union.

Albany State University Fall 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium - October 30, 2014

The Center for Undergraduate Research solicits abstracts from undergraduates who have or are conducting original research or creative projects. Students whose abstracts are selected for inclusion in the Symposium will present their scholarly work as oral or poster presentations as part of the Celebration and Recognition of Undergraduate Research at ASU. In addition, presenters will have their abstracts published in the Annual Proceedings of the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium at ASU.
Deadline for Abstract Submission: September 30
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Women in the Arts Symposium

In conjunction with National Women's History Month, the Annual Women in the Arts Symposium is hosted by the Department of Art, Music & Theatre to acknowledge and recognize contributions of women to the arts. This multidisciplinary event provides an excellent opportunity for Armstrong students to present and discuss their research pertaining to historical and contemporary achievements of women within the venue of the visual and performing arts. The 2014 Women in Arts Symposium is March 13.

Southern Regional Honors Council

The 42nd annual meeting of the Southern Regional Honors Council will be held in Savannah, Georgia, March 27-29, 2014 at the Savannah Marriot Riverfront. The conference, "Making Waves: Tradition and Innovation in Honors," will explore the ways honors education has challenged and changed education overall. The conference will be a showcase for outstanding undergraduate research along with best practices and new innovations in honors programming.  Call for proposals coming soon @

Georgia Association of Historians

The Georgia Association of Historians will hold its 2014 Conference in Athens, GA on February 27 - March 1, 2014. The GAH conference showcases all areas and subfields of history, including African, American, Asian, European, and Latin American history, global history, public history, historic preservation, and regional studies.  In addition there will be papers on resource or archival management and historical pedagogy. Deadline for proposal submission is September 27, 2013. opens a new link

British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference

The 23nd annual British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference will be held at the Hilton Savannah Desoto Hotel, in Savannah, Ga on February 14-15, 2014. The British Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies Conference, inaugurated in 1992, is the oldest and longest-running annual meeting of its kind in the United States. It encompasses colonial and postcolonial histories, literatures, creative and performing arts, politics, economics, and all other aspects of the countries formerly colonized by Britain and other European powers. The aim of the conference, then, is to be interdisciplinary and cross-cultural, and to offer scholars and researchers, teachers and students, the opportunity to disseminate and discuss their knowledge and understanding of the dynamic, important field of postcolonial studies. The deadline for proposal submissions is now November 1, 2013.  Notification of acceptance will be completed by December 20, 2013. opens a new link

NCUR: National Conferences on Undergraduate Research

The mission of the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) is to promote undergraduate research scholarship and creative activity done in partnership with faculty or other mentors as a vital component of higher education.. This year's conference will be April 3-5, 2014, University of  Kentucky– Lexington, Kentucky. opens a new link

Middle East Student Symposium

The Sixth Annual Middle East Student Symposium aims to bring together young scholars from across the University System of Georgia and from other states and institutions for two days of intellectual and creative exchange centered around issues pertaining to the Middle East, including North Africa and Central Asia.  This year's conference will be April 5-6, 2014, Georgia Regents Unviersity, Augusta, GA.  Research papers and creative projects such as posters and artwork relating to the Middle East, North Africa or Central Asia from a historical or contemporary perspective, are welcome. Interested participants should submit a proposal as an MS Word attachment electronically to Dr. Jason Tatlock at  with the following subject line: Student Symposium <Your Name>.   Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2014. (adapted with permission from the Middle East Council)

Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference

The 2nd Annual Georgia Undergraduate Research Conference will be held at Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia, January 24-25, 2014.  "Making Connections" is the theme with the goal of promoting academic and professional networking skills. Submissions for panel and poster presentations from all disciplines are welcomed and there will be prizes awarded for outstanding presentations from each.  There are multiple keynote speakers and special session workshops for students. Proposals to speak are due November 1, 2013.  GURC call for proposals

Georgia Southern Research Symposium

Georgia Southern University is now accepting abstracts for its 2014 Annual Research Symposium. Faculty and Students from regional colleges and universities are invited to participate and attend.  The Annual Research Symposium is a showcase of student and faculty research. This event includes speakers, poster and presentation sessions from all academic disciplines.  A special keynote address by Dr. Steven Chu, Nobel Prize Winner in Physics and former U.S. Secretary of Energy will follow.

Sigma Tau Delta International Convention 2014

The International Sigma Tau Delta conference will be held at the Savannah Marriott Riverfront from February 26 - March 1, in Savannah, Georgia.  Sigma Tau Delta is the International English Honor Society and one of this year's conference themes is 1924 in celebration of its 90th anniversary.  Submissions are closed.  The schedule of events and other useful information for presenters can be found at the conference website.