Call for Archeological Papers

The Archeological Society of Virginia is calling for archaeological papers for their 2019 Annual Meeting on October 25-27, 2019 in Williamsburg, Va.  Members of the ASV, COVA, colleges and universities, and others are encouraged to participate.

Formal presentations – 20 minutes.
Student papers – 20 minutes.
Presenters must be members of ASV and registered for the meeting.
Poster sessions welcome.
Book Room vendors are encouraged.
Handouts and other publicity for your archaeology organizations are encouraged.

Please use the form below to submit your entry. Deadline for abstract submission is September 6, 2019.

Call for Student Papers and Posters

The Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV) is seeking papers and posters from undergraduate and graduate students to be presented at its Annual Meeting, which will be held this year at the Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center, 6945 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 25-27, 2019. The presentation should be no more than 20 minutes in length and a PowerPoint slideshow is encouraged. Posters should be no larger than 36 inches by 48 inches.

The ASV will sponsor conference registration, banquet ticket, and one-year membership in the organization for all student presenters.

Please use the form below to submit your entry. Deadline for student abstract submission is September 13, 2019.

Student Paper and Poster Competition

The Archeological Society of Virginia (ASV) provides cash prizes and publication to the best student papers and posters presented at the Annual ASV Meeting, which will be held this year at the which will be held this year at the Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center, 6945 Pocahontas Trail, Williamsburg, Virginia, October 25-27, 2019.   The competition is open to undergraduate and graduate students in their first two years of study.

The ASV will sponsor conference registration, banquet ticket, and one-year membership in the organization for all student presenters.

Three award categories exist, recognizing student research contributions in for papers:

  • The McCary Award for the best paper in Prehistoric Archaeology
  • The Williams Award for the best paper in Historical Archaeology
  • The Virginia Museum of Natural History Award for the best collections-based paper.
  • The Best Student Poster Award

All winners will be announced at the ASV Banquet on October 26th. Awards of $100.00 are provided to contest winners, once their winning paper or poster is submitted to the ASV’s Quarterly Bulletin for publication.

Requirements

  1. By Friday, September 13, 2019 submit a presentation or poster abstract via the below online form or directly to Dr. David Brown, ASV Program Chair via email (dabro3@email.wm.edu) and Dr. Stephanie Jacobe, ASV Education Committee Chair, via email (stephaniea.t.jacobe@gmail.com).
  2. Students should prepare a written version of their presentation or a draft of their poster as a PDF, to be submitted by Friday, October 11, 2019. This written paper or draft poster PDF should be provided to Dr. Jacobe as an email attachment. It will be distributed to the judges, who will review it ahead of the meeting.
  3. In addition, paper presentation participants should prepare an oral presentation for the Annual Meeting in October. The presentation should be no more than 20 minutes in length and a PowerPoint slideshow is encouraged. The judges will attend the presentations and evaluate each on based upon the content, organization, and effectiveness of their presentation, professionalism shown, and the contributions made to the field of Archaeology.
  4. Information on how to prepare conference posters can be found: https://www.archaeological.org/pdfs/annualconference/SAA_Bulletin_12(1)_Poster_Primer_A5S.pdf
  5. Participants are responsible for attending the ASV Annual Meeting in October and for presenting their paper or poster at the assigned time. Awards will be announced at the Annual Banquet, Saturday, October 26, 2019. The ASV will sponsor conference registration, banquet ticket, and one-year membership in the organization for all student presenters

If you have any questions regarding the Student Paper or Poster Contest or Student Sponsorship at the ASV Annual Meeting, please contact Dr. Jacobe at stephaniea.t.jacobe@gmail.com.

Please use the form below to submit your abstract.

ASV Annual Meeting Abstract Submission Form

This form is only for those who wish to submit archeological papers. If you wish to attend the annual meeting and are NOT submitting a paper, please use the registration form at this link.

2019 ASV Abstract Submission & Annual Meeting Registration
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