The Call for Papers for the 48th Annual Conference of the Association for Jewish Studies is now available online. The online proposal submission site will be open for submissions beginning March 15, 2016; the deadline for submissions is May 5, 2016 at 5:00 pm EST. The conference will take place December 18 – 20, 2016 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel in San Diego, California. You will find detailed information about the conference on the AJS website, including a page to share ideas about sessions seeking participants and papers seeking sessions, as well as suggested themes for each subject-area division.
AJS is committed to supporting wide participation in the conference and is offering, for the first time, special reduced registration rates for unemployed and retired members. We are also raising funds for our Conference Travel Grant Program and will post updates about travel grant opportunities in the coming months. If you wish to contribute to the AJS Conference Travel Grant Fund, please click here.
Pending sufficient demand, AJS will arrange for onsite childcare at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, to be provided by a conference childcare company. Please email email@example.com by May 5, 2016. If you wish to make a donation to the AJS Conference Childcare Fund, please click here.
Please do not hesitate to contact the AJS office (firstname.lastname@example.org or 917.606.8249) if you have any questions regarding the submission process. We look forward to seeing you in San Diego!