Call for Papers: Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium at Johns Hopkins University

Posted: November 27, 2023

Undergraduate students nationwide are invited to apply to the Richard Macksey National Undergraduate Humanities Research Symposium. The deadline to submit an abstract is December 8, 2023, and the application instructions and portal can be found here.

The fifth annual Macksey Symposium will be held on the Homewood campus from March 21-23, 2024. The Macksey Symposium is designed to provide a development opportunity for emerging humanities scholars. Participants in the 2024 symposium can expect:

  • A robust audience of undergraduate students from two- and four-year colleges and universities across the U.S., plus faculty, staff, and supporters.
  • A keynote address, meet-and-greet, and book signing with Dr. Sami Schalk, Associate Professor of Gender and Women’s Studies at UW-Madison and author of Black Disability Politics.
  • Resources on applying to graduate school and preparing for careers in the humanities.
  • An opportunity to serve as a moderator for one or more sessions of presentations.
  • An invitation to revise your presentation into a journal-length publication for our journal of proceedings, theMacksey Journal.

More information about the conference schedule and logistics can be found on the Attendance Information page of our website. We are also happy to answer any questions you might have via email (