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X-Posted from H-Net List on South & Southern Africa <H-SAFRICA@H-NET.MSU.EDU> From: Joan Wardrop <J.Wardrop@CURTIN.EDU.AU> _____________ From: Jeremy Rich Sent: 14 August 2010 email@example.com Civil Society, Past and Present: The South Eastern Regional Seminar for African Studies (SERSAS) Fall 2010 Meeting, University of Tennessee Knoxville, October 2, 2010 The South East Regional Seminar on African Studies, the University of Tennessee, and Maryville College are pleased to co-sponsor the SERSAS Fall 2010 Meeting at the University of Tennessee Knoxville on October 2, 2010. This is the second call for papers. This conference is opening in terms of topics and methodologies related to any aspect and region in Africa, although the general theme will be "Civil Society in Africa, Past and Present." SERSAS strongly encourages the participation of advanced undergraduate and graduate students in addition to faculty and independent scholars. Multi-media presentations are also welcome. SERSAS also awards the Jim Brown Prize for the best paper presented by a graduate student at the conference. The prize comes with an award of 100$. Registration fees are 20$ for faculty and 10$ for graduate students. SERSAS welcomes participation from outside of North America, but unfortunately cannot provide any financial support for travel or lodging. The final deadline for submissions is 15 September 2010. Interested scholars are invited to submit an abstract of 250 words or so to each of the SERSAS Coordinators: Kea Gorden, GordenK@cofc.edu Aran MacKinnon, firstname.lastname@example.org Jeremy Rich, email@example.com Information on SERSAS is available at www.ecu.edu/african/sersas/homepage.htm