Arts and Humanities Conferences

The following is a partial list of academic conferences and journals in the Arts and Humanities that encourage or are open to the submission of research, scholarship, and creative work by undergraduates.  It is far from complete, and students and mentors should contact individual organizations for more details.


American Academy of Religion Regional Meetings
This page has links to information and calls for papers for the following regional divisions of AAR:  Eastern International, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, New England-Maritimes, Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountain-Great Plains, Southeast, Southwest, Upper Midwest, Western.  These meetings are generally held in the spring.

Butler Undergraduate Research Conference
Annual spring multi-disciplinary conference in Indianapolis.

cfp.english.upenn.edu
A directory and call for papers site for conferences at all levels in literary studies and related fields (includes graduate conferences).

Conference on College Composition and Communication
The major conference for presentation of work on college writing and communication.

Medieval Association of the Pacific
Annual conference in medieval studies.

Modern Language Association (MLA) Regional Organizations
These are literary organizations sponsoring annual meetings that may welcome undergraduates as presenters or co-presenters.

Midwest Modern Language Association
Fall meeting.

Northeast Modern Language Association
Spring meeting.

Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association
Fall meeting.

South Atlantic Modern Language Association
Fall meeting.

South Central Modern Language Association
Fall meeting.

Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association
Fall meeting.

National Collegiate Honors Council
Holds an annual fall meeting including student presentations.

The National Conference on Undergraduate Research
(NCUR) is a large multi-disciplinary undergraduate research conference held every spring.

National Undergraduate Literature Conference
An annual spring undergraduate meeting for the presentation of work in literature held at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah.

Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
Biennial national history convention and numerous regional meetings.

Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Sponsors an annual spring national conference and several affiliated regional meetings.

Far West Popular Culture Association
Fall meeting.

Mid Atlantic Popular/American Culture Association
Fall meeting.

Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association
Fall meeting.

Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association
Fall meeting.

Popular and American Culture Associations in the South
Fall meeting.

Southwest Texas PCA/ACA
Late winter meeting.

Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society
Annual spring literary convention.

The Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research
Annual multi-disciplinary meeting in Southern California weekend before Thanksgiving.

Undergraduate Conference in Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Hosted by Moravian College, is an undergraduate interdisciplinary conference held in early December.

Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference
A smaller regional conference on writing and communication.

WPA Conference (Council of Writing Program Administrators)
A major summer conference for presentation of work on college writing programs.