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For Student Presenters

Membership & Registration

In order to present at CNEHA you must be a member.  

Student membership is $20 (USD or CDN).  You can print off the membership form and mail it in or use the online membership form and paypal.  Visit CNEHA's website for more information.

Student registration for the conference is $25 (USD or CDN).  You can register online here (you will need to show proof of student ID).

*If you plan on entering the student paper competition be sure to check the box!*

Student Paper Competition

Entrance into the student paper competition is now closed.  All entries have been received and participants are scheduled to present on Saturday for judging.

Entering the student paper competition is easy, just click the appropriate box on the registration form and read this important information.  Be sure to email your name, affiliation, program (BA, MA, PhD), full contact info, title and abstract to the program coordinators ( by the new deadline of JULY 15th, 2012.

Then visit CNEHA's website here for guidelines, further information, and previous winners.  

You must submit your paper in writing prior to the conference so be sure to check out the guidelines and follow them carefully!

Papers will be judged by a committee and the winner will receive the following:

  • A one-year CNEHA membership!
  • A monetary prize!
  • A publication in the Journal of Northeast Historical Archaeology!
  • A certificate!
  • The satisfaction of knowing that you won!


We understand that conference funding for students is limited, and that getting to Newfoundland can be fairly expensive.  In order to offset the costs for students wishing to participate in CNEHA 2012 we have the following accommodation options available:

Free accommodations via a student hosting program.  Students from Memorial University are willing to host visiting students in their own homes.  This type of program is great because you can broaden your archaeology network, spend time with a local student who will show you all the hot spots in St. John's, and have a great time overall (plus it'll save you $$).  If you're interested in this option please email Amelia Fay (

* Please note: This option applies to recent graduates too!

There is also a hostel and some cheaper B & B's in the downtown area.  Check out more options here.