Chronika Volume 7 ~ Call for Papers

Volume 7, Spring 2017

Chronika is an interdisciplinary, open access journal for graduate students studying the art and archaeology of the Mediterranean world. Chronika, like its parent organization the Institute for European and Mediterranean Archaeology (, encourages interdisciplinary dialogues and innovative approaches to the study of the past.

Call for Submissions

Chronika welcomes submissions from graduate students that address topics relevant to European and Mediterranean archaeology. Articles must be 3,000 to 4,000 words in length, should detail research at or above the Masters level, and may include up to ten images. To have your article considered for this year’s publication, please submit a 100 to 200 word abstract to by Monday, October 31, 2016. You will be notified if your article is selected by November 7. The publication schedule will proceed as follows:

December 23     First draft of full article is due.

January 13        Article is returned to author with comments.

February 10     Revised article is due.

April 8             Chronika launches in print and online.

A hard copy is mailed to each author shortly after this time.

Thank you for your interest in Chronika, and we look forward to receiving your submission. Please direct any inquiries to

Britta Spaulding

Editor in Chief

Please visit Chronika on the web at


AAUW Fellowships and Grants


Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time study to complete dissertations, conducting postdoctoral research full time, or preparing research for publication for at least eight weeks


November 15


Who may apply: Women pursuing a certificate or degree to advance their careers, change careers, or reenter the workforce and whose bachelor’s degree was received at least five years before the award period


December 15


Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents

Funding: $18,000–$30,000

December 1



Who may apply: Women pursuing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, law, business, and medicine


January 10


Who may apply: Individuals, AAUW branches and states, and nonprofit organizations to fund innovative programs or nondegree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls

Funding: One-year grant, $2,000–$7,000
Two-year grant, $5,000–$10,000

January 15


Help the next generation of women scholars and professionals and build your CV at the same time. Apply by October 31 to serve on one of AAUW’s fellowship and grant selection panels.

Find out more about AAUW’s fellowships, grants, and awards.

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SBI Fall Programming Grants Now Available ~ Deadline October 20th

Fall 2016 SBI Programming Grant applications are due Thursday, October 20th!

All grant applications must include the signature of the GSA Treasurer in order to be considered, so please make sure to bring all applications to the GSA office (310 Student Union) by WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19TH at 4:30pm in order for them to be signed.

“The primary function of the Programming Grant is to fund programs that further the quality of student life, and enrich the educational, cultural and social experiences at the University at Buffalo. In light of these goals, organizations that receive awards are to use them to expand existing programs or to help launch new projects.”

Grants of up to $3,000.00 can be awarded to any recognized university affiliated student organization.

The application is attached here, and hard copies can be picked up from the GSA Office (310 Student Union) or the SBI Office (341 Student Union). The deadline for submission is Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Please note that this is a rigid deadline, after which grant applications will not be accepted.

SBI Programming Grant Notifications will be distributed to the grant applicants by Friday, October 28, 2016.

SUNY Bans the Box

Ban the Box is now policy for the State University of New York. The Student Assembly passed a resolution calling for SUNY to ban the box on admission applications asking for prior convictions. The SUNY Board took up this measure (following our leadership) and it passed overwhelmingly.

Ban the Box 1

Ban the Box 2

UB Slow Roll Buffalo

The Slow Roll Buffalo bicycle ride will be coming this Monday, September 5 from approximately 6:30-8:30 through neighborhoods in North Park, Parkside, University Heights, and Kensington-Bailey. The ride starts as LaSalle Station, and will go along major streets including Delaware Ave., Kenmore Ave., Main St., Bailey Ave. and Kensington Ave.

Slow Roll is a community event, and we want residents of the route’s neighborhoods to join us! Please visit our Facebook event page for more information and to register for the ride:

The ride will have a Buffalo Police Department escort, and we will stop car traffic at intersections to allow the ride to pass. This can take 10-15 minutes. We’ll work with drivers to guide them to alternate routes.

If you have any questions, please contact Lisa Kenney, Community Outreach Volunteer



The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) is a national, nonprofit, technical society of engineers, geoscientists, architects, planners, public officials and social scientists ( formed with the objective of:

(1) Advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering,

(2) Improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and

(3) Advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.

UB-EERI is the local-student chapter of the EERI main body and is recognized as a Special Interest Club by the Graduate Student Association of UB. More information about the club and its past work can be found on our website (

Earthquakes do not discriminate. All fields of study are somehow concerned with earthquake research. We invite all students to seek interest in mitigating the effects of earthquake damage through their areas of study, including civil, mechanical and electrical engineering, computer science, geology, architecture and planning, just to name a few!

There will be an informal open/informational discussion tomorrow, September 1st, at 7 PM in the student lounge at 202 Ketter Hall. Graduate students interested in running for officer positions in the club are highly encouraged to attend.

There are four officer positions in the club: President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary.

On Wednesday, September 7th at 12 PM in 140 Ketter Hall we will hold the 2016-2017 UB-EERI Elections for the officer positions. At this election meeting, people interested in EERI membership will be able to obtain and fill out student-membership applications.

Pizza and light refreshments will be served at the election!

If you have any questions or are unable to attend the election (but would like to join) feel free to contact the temporary organizers of these events,




We look forward to seeing you September 1st and Wednesday the 7th!


With best regards,