Call for Papers 2022

The Association for Gravestone Studies requests paper submissions for its 2022 hybrid conference! The conference will be held virtually from June 9th through June 11th for all attendees, with an on-site option from June 15th through June 19th at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. For those who will only be attending virtually, webcasting will be available for much of the on-site events so you, too, can participate June 15th through 19th.

Research on all aspects of the study of gravestones, cemeteries, or closely related topics is eligible: preservation and management issues, carver studies, marker styles and motifs, interpretative programming, burial practices, historic surveys, cemetery histories, etc. Previous presenters have come from art, art history, architecture, folklore, conservation, genealogy, anthropology, historic preservation, popular culture, and other allied fields.

This conference is an opportunity to have extended conversations with conservators, cemeterians, historians, advocates, preservationists, and academics from around the world who practice, research, and promote gravestone studies. Please submit the application form with all required materials to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by April 15, 2022.