Southern Conference on Slavic Studies

bear trackASEEES's oldest and largest affiliate, SCSS's purpose is "to promote scholarship, education, and in all other ways to advance scholarly interest in Russian, Soviet, and East European studies in the Southern region of the United States."


Primary Contact: Sharon Kowalsky

  • President: Steven Barnes, George Mason University
    President-Elect: Yvonne Howell University of Richmond
    Secretary-Treasurer: Harold Goldberg, Sewanee
    Past-President: Elizabeth Skomp, Stetson University
  • Executive Council:
    • Steve Barnes, George Mason University
      Yvonne Howell, University of Richmond
      Kathleen Macfie, University of North Carolina-Greensboro
      Ron Bobroff, Bryant University
      Marjorie Hilton, Murray State University
      Andrew Drozd, University of Alabama
    • Colleen Moore, James Madison University
    • Brendan Mooney, University-Ohio

SCSS's 2023 annual conference will be held Thursday, March 30 - Saturday, April 1, 2023 in Gainesville, FL, hosted by the University of Florida. Refer to the SCSS website for more information about the 2023 SCSS conference as well as information about past meetings.

Thanks to Michael Gorham and the Center for European Studies at UF

Send your panel or paper proposal to Lee Farrow at: LFARROW@AUM.EDU by Jan. 3, 2023.

Dues for the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies for the calendar year (January-December) are:

  • Life Membership: $ 250
  • Annual Membership (income over $40,000): $ 30
  • Annual Membership (income under $40,000): $ 20
  • Student or Contingent Faculty Membership: $ 10

Please make your check payable to SCSS. Include regular mail, email, and phone contact information. Send to:

Harold J. Goldberg
Department of History
735 University Ave.
University of the South
Sewanee, TN 37383