Modern Greek Studies Association

SYMPOSIUM 2015

October 15-18, 2015 · Georgia State University · Atlanta, GA

Symposium 24·Atlanta, GA

SYMPOSIUM 2015 KEYNOTE SPEAKER: hamilakis
Yannis Hamilakis, Professor of Archaeology at Southampton University, will give the keynote address at the Symposium on Friday, October 16, 2015. Professor Hamilakis' interdisciplinary and critical approach to archaeology, material culture, and the political uses of archaeological work as well as his dynamic engagement with today’s events promises an exciting and important talk. In addition, Professor Hamilakis will be available throughout the symposium for further conversation with attendees. The title of his keynote address and a brief abstract will be circulated in due course.

The online registration page is now open for all presenters and attendees participating in the MGSA's 24th Biennial Symposium , to be held in Atlanta, GA, Oct. 15-18, 2015. Presenters must have pre-registered for the Symposium and must have paid membership dues by June 1, 2015 for their names to be included in the MGSA 2015 Symposium Program.
Please follow this link to pre-register as a presenter or to benefit from early-bird registration fees for attendees.
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Sponsorship Opportunities

The MGSA invites donations for the October 2015 Symposium.
Our current sponsorship opportunities focus on our first priority, our graduate student travel fund.

Dates & Deadlines

• May 15: Grants for Graduate Student and Recent PhD presenters announced
• June 1: Deadline for presenters’ payment of MGSA 2015 membership and presenter registration: Presenters must be registered by this date for their names to be included in the MGSA 2015 Symposium Program.
• July 30: Symposium 2015 Preliminary Program posted online
• September 15: Symposium 2015 Registration fees rise

Initial Details

The Symposium will be hosted by the MGSA’s Local Arrangements Committee consisting of members of GSU’s Center for Hellenic Studies, Office of International Initiatives, Center for Collaborative & International Arts.

This Committee collaborates with the MGSA’s Program Committee and Executive Board to present a 2½ day program of scholarly presentations and other exciting events. The public is most welcome to attend, but advance registration is advised.

Most of the conference presentations will be housed at the Loudermilk Conference Center, 40 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303. See Place for details.

The keynote lecture will be held at the Speakers Auditorium. Additional events will be free and open to the public.

The archive of the 2013 Symposium including the program of papers given can be accessed here.