How to do an academic conference: advice for first time graduate student attendees

Attending a conference for the first time can be stressful. The unknowns of CAMWS threaten to deter newcomers from participating in all the opportunities this conference has to offer. We all remember our first conference and the anxiety that accompanied it. So, drawing on past experience, we have compiled answers to the questions that we wish we had known before attending CAMWS for the first time. We hope that you find our answers and resources helpful.

First-time Teaching of a Large Lecture Course

By: Prof. Christopher P. Craig and Dr. Taimi Olsen - University of Tennesee Knoxville (; Full version (including endnotes) published in The Classical Outlook, Vol. 89.3 (Spring 2012). Original oral paper delivered at GSIC panel, organized by Jennifer LaFleur, at the annual CAMWS meeting in Baton Rouge, LA, in March of 2012. For many of our... Continue Reading →

The Process Of Developing A Publishable Paper In Classics: An Illustrative Example And Some Suggestions

By: William Race, University Of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Originally delivered at: CAMWS, St. Louis, April 16, 2004 Remarks adapted from a presentation at "Preparing to Publish," a panel on scholarly publishing organized by The Graduate Students Issues Committee. A version of this paper appears in Classical Journal 100.3 (2005) 301-305.  Permission to display this version has been granted... Continue Reading →

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