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The Annual Southeastern Tennessee Regional Student History Conference

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

5:30-9:15 pm

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CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS

UTC’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta (PAT) invites proposals on all subjects of history or related disciplines from undergraduate students in colleges and universities from Southeast Tennessee. You do not need to be a member of PAT to participate.

Your proposal should include your name, project title, and abstract of no more than 250 words.

For papers: You should plan for a 15-20-minute oral presentation (about 8-10 pages, double-spaced).

For posters: Your poster must be sized to one of the following size dimensions: 24 by 36 inches OR  36 by 48 inches. Posters will be affixed to a foam board. Current UTC students can print their posters through UTC Print and Mail Center and paid for by the UTC Department of History with prior approval.

Email your research abstract to Dr. Fang Yu Hu (fangyu-hu@utc.edu)

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 5:00 P.M., Friday, March 20, 2020

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*POSTPONED* ACADEMIC PAPER PRESENTATION WORKSHOP

March 18, 2020

Free lunch will be provided

Dr. Beth Leahy from the Writing and Communication Center will give a workshop on a few best practices for organizing/presenting your papers and talk about the importance of coming up with a good “elevator pitch” for when you network at any academic conference. This workshop will include hands-on activities where you will look at a few examples and then try to come up with your own elevator pitches

RSVP with Ms. Shelly Dell (michelle-dell@utc.edu or 408 Brock) by 9am on Monday, March 16, 2020

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