Together with the history department and the Office of Mission and Culture at St. Louis University, the Jesuit Archives and Research Center welcomes submissions for the fifth annual Jesuit Student Research Symposium, to be held on April 26, 2019. The deadline for submissions is March 1, 2019.
Proposals are welcomed on the theme of Jesuit engagement with, and influence on, American culture. Undergraduate and graduate students may submit proposals that “address any time period or discipline, including but not limited to history, music, theater, science, higher education, and exploration.” A full call for papers appears below. More information about the event can be found on the website for the Jesuit Archives and Research Center.
The Jesuit Archives and Research Center (http://jesuitarchives.org/) opened its new facility in St. Louis in November 2017. It “houses the collective memory of twelve past and current administrative provinces of the Society of Jesus in the United States” as well as the records of the Jesuit Conference of Canada and the United States.
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
JESUITS AND AMERICAN CULTURE
We are pleased to announce the fifth annual Jesuit Student Research Symposium, to be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 at the Jesuit Archives & Research Center, 3920 West Pine Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108, 314-376-2440.
The symposium will be hosted jointly by the Jesuit Archives & Research Center, the Office of Mission and Identity, and the Saint Louis University History Department. Our theme will explore the history of Jesuit engagement with, and influence on, American culture.
Undergraduate and graduate students from all disciplines and universities are warmly invited to submit a proposal for a 20-minute presentation. Submissions may include papers and other appropriate presentations on the theme of Jesuits and American culture. Presentations can address any time period or discipline, including but not limited to history, music, theater, science, higher education, and exploration. For further advice and sources, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposals should be no more than 250 words, and will be accepted by the selection committee on a rolling basis. All proposals will be acknowledged by a response within two weeks of submission. The final deadline for submissions is Friday, March 1, 2019.
If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jacob Klusman, Jesuit Archives & Research Center, at email@example.com, or Dr. Silvana Siddali, SLU History Department, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligibility: All undergraduate and graduate students, at SLU or any other university, college, or seminary, are warmly invited to apply.
Friday, March 1, 2019: Final deadline for proposals.
Friday, April 19, 2019: Final papers are due to the committee.