The 17th Annual Graduate Student Pre-Conference

December 1, 2022

Call for Papers
The conference is designed to encourage research making significant use of sources in Turkish or other Turkic languages by graduate students in a  variety of disciplines enrolled in academic institutions in North America.
This year’s Pre-Conference will be held online. Presenters who will be on-site in Denver at the MESA Conference, will be invited to a joint dinner.


Students should submit a 250-word proposal for a paper together with the following information:


  1. Name

  2. Current institutional affiliation (department/university)

  3. Adviser's name

  4. Educational background (undergraduate and graduate degree programs)

  5. Current status (taking courses, preparing for exams, researching dissertation, writing dissertation, defended/deposited dissertation)

  6. Title of dissertation (if applicable)

  7. Contact information (email, telephone number, preferred mailing address)

The deadline for submission of proposals is September 10, 2022.

Graduate students already presenting a paper at MESA are not eligible to participate concurrently in the Graduate Student Pre-Conference.

Proposals should be submitted by email to Erika H. Gilson  and Hakan Karateke.

Applicants will be informed of the selection committee's decision by October 1, 2022.