Society of Southwest Archivists

Attention students! Call for poster proposals

21 Feb 2018 11:34 AM | Melissa Gottwald

The Society of Southwest Archivists invites graduate and undergraduate students to submit an abstract for a poster presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, May 23-26, 2018.

Posters may describe applied or theoretical research that is completed or underway; discuss interesting archival collections with which students have worked; or report on archives and records projects in which students have participated (e.g., development of finding aids, public outreach, database construction, etc.). Submissions should focus on research or activity conducted within the previous academic year (Fall 2017 - Spring 2018). Poster dimensions: 32 inches by 40 inches (may read vertically or horizontally).

Abstracts will be accepted by email until March 30, 2018

Include the following in your 1- page abstract:
Purpose of project/research
Description of project/research
Conclusions/findings of project/research

Submit your abstract to with “SSA Poster” as your subject line.

Students will have the opportunity to discuss their poster with attendees for 30 minutes on Friday May 25 at 3:00 pm in the conference hotel. Easels will be provided. Student poster presenters must register and secure institutional or personal funding to attend the Annual Meeting.

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