ASOR's Regional Affiliations Committee and Lecture Committee are combining resources for the second year to support ASOR members who are organizing lectures and events on archaeological or historical topics related to ASOR’s mission. This goals of this collaboration are to increase ASOR’s presence in events throughout the year and to promoting ASOR’s mission of public outreach.
Preference will be given to proposals for special programming at Regional ASOR Meetings (including co-sponsoring a regional lecture event) that enhance ASOR membership and visibility, as well as to proposals for lectures or events beyond the Regional Meetings that promise to attract an audience of potential new ASOR members.
Preference will be given to proposals for $500, but the committee will consider proposals for smaller or larger amounts. The acceptance of funds carries the obligation that the host will acknowledge the support of ASOR, provide a short description of some of ASOR’s principal projects, promote ASOR membeship as appropriate, and designate a space where ASOR materials can be exhibited.
The funds will be awarded in keeping with these criteria and according to the following timeline:
- May 1: Deadline for first round of proposals.
- June 15: Deadline for second round of proposals (depending on remaining funds).
- October 1: Deadline for third review of proposal. Award of remaining funds.
Proposals that were not funded in the preceding round will be considered in the following round.
Please submit your short proposal (250 words or less), with description of the event and a budget, before 4:00pm Eastern Time on the respective date to Britta Abeln.