After many months of preparation, we have released the CFP for the AAH 2020 meeting in Iowa City, which will be held from April 23-25, 2020. The theme is “A Global Antiquity” and it is asking ancient historians to think beyond the traditional bounds of Greece and Rome in order to see a more global view of the ancient world. I have duplicated the CFP below for those interested, but do consider applying or attending. I have been a part of the AAH since I was a graduate student and holding the meeting here at the University of Iowa is perhaps my way of trying to open up our discipline in terms of scope, but also in terms of time. Historians of Late Antiquity, graduate students, public historians, archaeologists, digital humanists, art historians, and those who look at ancient history through religious studies are welcome to apply.
Call for Papers: AAH 2020
Due December 2, 2019 to the Online Submission Form.
Please join us in Iowa City, Iowa for the 2020 AAH Annual Meeting, to be held April 23-25, 2020. The theme this year is “A Global Antiquity.” Registration ($95) includes a reception on Thursday evening as well as banquet to conclude the conference on Saturday night.
All of our sessions will be held on campus at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA. A block of rooms has been reserved for AAH participants, panel presiders, and attendees at The Graduate Hotel in Iowa City, a short walk from campus along the pedestrian mall. To make reservations call 319 337 4058. The AAH rate is $109 per night plus taxes and fees. This rate is guaranteed through Feb. 23, 2020. Plan to travel to Iowa City by car or fly into Cedar Rapids Airport (CID) if planning flights.
The deadline for the receipt of paper proposals for the AAH Annual Meeting on April 23-25, 2020 at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, IA is December 2, 2019. Please submit a 300-word abstract and short bibliography of 3-5 sources reflecting the state of the question to the conference submission form [HERE]
Papers are welcome on the following topics:
Long Distance Trade in Antiquity
Panel Presider: Jinyu Liu (DePauw University)
Panel Presider: Jordan Rosenblum (UW-Madison)
Athenian Life and History
Panel Presider: Thomas C. Rose (Randolph-Macon College)
Alexander and his Generals on the Frontiers
Panel Presider: Rosemary Moore (University of Iowa)
A Global Late Antiquity
Panel Presider: Sarah Bond (University of Iowa)
Disease, Disaster, and Environmental Histories
Panel Presider: Brenda Longfellow (University of Iowa)
Geographies of Conflict and Warfare
Panel Presider: Lee Brice (Western Illinois University)
New Documentation Panel: Epigraphy, Numismatics, and Papyri
Panel Presider: Georgia Tsouvala (Illinois State University)
Race, Ethnicity, and Outreach in Ancient History
Panel Presider: Nandini Pandey (UW-Madison)
Ancient History and Pedagogy
Panel Presider: Angela Ziskowski (Coe College)
Digital Humanities and Ancient History (DH Panel)
Panel Presider: Hannah Scates Kettler (Iowa State University)
Contact: Sarah Bond (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Rosemary Moore (email@example.com) with any questions. Registration will open in December of 2019 and applicants will be notified by January 2020.
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