The MGSA’s 26th biennial Symposium will be held at the California State University, Sacramento, on November 7-10. Katerina Lagos, Professor of History and Director of the CSUS Hellenic Studies Program, will host the event and chair the Local Arrangements Committee.
The Symposium is organized by Modern Greek Studies Association Executive Board, the Program Committee, and the Local Arrangements Committee.
The Program Committee sent out notifications of acceptances and rejections March 28, 2019. A preliminary program will be posted by late summer 2019.
On the Thursday opening night of the Symposium, the MGSA announces the winners of its various prize competitions (for books, edited volumes, dissertations, translations, and graduate student essays). All prizes had an April 1, 2019 submission deadline, except for the graduate student essay prize, which has a July 31, 2019 deadline.
Financial Support For MGSA Symposium
The Symposium Travel Grants awardees will be notified by May 15, 2019. All travel grant stipends will be distributed at the conference in Sacramento at the time of registration. MGSA membership is not a requirement at the time of submitting a paper or panel. However, once presentations have been accepted, presenters are required to become members by June 1, 2019.
Inquiries may be sent to MGSASacramento2019@gmail.com
MGSA Graduate Student Grants
Graduate students and recent unemployed PhDs (2015 to present) whose individual abstract or panel paper has been accepted and who will be attending the 2019 Symposium and will incur travel costs are eligible for grants of approx. $300 from the MGSA and its sponsors. Deadline: June 15, 2019. Further information and application guidelines