CERIS 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposiumm

05 Apr 2014


The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) is inviting students from any department to submit papers they have written for a course that may cover the arts, sciences, humanities, social sciences or professional disciplines. These can relate anywhere from people and politics to religion and philosophy to culture and society in historical and/or contemporary contexts.

Final papers must be a minimum of eight pages. You will be required to provide an abstract with your paper, three weeks before the event and give a 10 minute presentation at the symposium. You will also receive constructive feedback from faculty discussants.

Abstract submission is March 14th, 2014.
Complete paper submission, March 28, 2014

Email your paper, abstract and cover page to Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu
Also list the following on your coverpage:

Academic level
Name of Home Instituiton
Name of course paper was written for

The symposium will be held on April 5th at Chatham University in Buhl Auditorium (two buildings away from chapel).

Flynt and Hillary Mann Levertt, authors of Going To Tehran, Why the United States Must Come to Terms with the Islamic Republic of Iran, are the keynote speakers. Breakfast and lunch served at no cost.

More information can be found on link below.

Event Date: 
Saturday, April 5, 2014 - 8:30am to 2:00pm
Sponsored By: 
CERIS, Chatham University
Elaine Linn, eel58@pitt.edu
Chatham University