The Program Committee for the Spring 2017 MARAC meeting in Newark, NJ is accepting proposals for two unique sessions that showcase current work of the MARAC membership. Please see the announcements below and note the different deadlines for each session. This information is also available on the MARAC Newark website at: https://marac2017newark.wordpress.com/2016/11/09/share-your-work/
General Poster Session:
Posters may describe applied or theoretical research that is completed or underway; discuss interesting collections with which individuals or groups have worked; or report on archives and records projects in which MARAC members have participated (e.g., development of finding aids, public outreach, database construction, etc.). Submissions should focus on research or activity conducted within the previous year (2016-2017). Poster dimensions: 32 inches by 40 inches (may read vertically or horizontally).
Notifications regarding accepted submissions will be sent in late March 2017. Accepted posters will be on display throughout the MARAC Newark meeting, with one special time slot and location devoted to presentation and discussion of the posters.
To submit a poster proposal, please complete the proposal form (https://goo.gl/forms/hCM8PA5cYV2VBQ4O2) no later than March 15, 2017. (Proposals received after this date will not be considered.) Emailed submissions or submissions in any other format will not be accepted.
Note: This call for proposals is open to ANY professional or student who is conducting archival work or research.
Student Paper Session:
Student papers may focus on any topic of interest to the archival profession. This call for papers is open to any student enrolled in a graduate program in the 2016-2017 academic year, although submitted papers may date from the Fall 2015 semester to the present.
To submit a proposal, please complete the proposal form (https://goo.gl/forms/CvNAHBMVMBi8QoYI2) no later thanJanuary 31, 2017. (Proposals received after this date will not be considered.)
Notifications regarding accepted submissions will be sent in late February 2017. A maximum of four student papers will be accepted, and students must be prepared to present their paper in person at the Spring 2017 MARAC meeting.
After completing this form, please email a copy of your paper in PDF format to Jennie Knies < firstname.lastname@example.org>. Please include a title page with your name and the title of the paper.
Jennie Levine Knies
Penn State Wilkes-Barre
Old Route 115, P.O. Box PSU
Lehman, PA 18627-0217