Undergraduate Research Symposium

Every April, students present papers on their research on ancient Greece and Rome, as well as the classical tradition. A committee of scholars reviews the abstracts. This symposium provides students the opportunity to present their advanced research at a national professional meeting and to interact with their peers and faculty.

2012 Symposium

The Sunoikisis Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURS) will be Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Center for Hellenic Studies (CHS) in Washington, D.C. The symposium provides students the opportunity to present their advanced research on ancient Greece and Rome, as well as the Classical Tradition, at a national professional meeting and to interact with their peers and faculty.

Students should submit abstracts online by Friday, February 24, 2012Click here to submit an abstract.

Participants will stay at the Fairfax Hotel, located within walking distance of the CHS and the Dupont Circle metro station. The CHS will assign students to double rooms, unless otherwise requested. A double room with internet is $104.50/night for each student; the single room rate is $209/night.

The CHS will provide students’ and professors’ meals on Friday and Saturday, as well as breakfast on Sunday from the hotel.

If students and their faculty sponsors are unable to come to Washington, D.C., the CHS will make arrangements for virtual participation.

The CHS is hosting SURS in conjunction with the Fellowships Research Symposium on Saturday, April 28. Sunoikisis participants are invited and encouraged to attend the fellows’ presentations on Saturday.

Click here to submit an abstract.

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