Logistics for 2017 REECAS NW Conference

Venue at Reed College:

Campus map:

The Conference will take place in the Performing Arts Building [21]; West Parking (along 28th Avenue) is the closest parking lot presenters and attendees can use. Parking at Reed College is free and no permit is required.


Directions to Reed:

For those traveling from Seattle to present at the Conference; a shuttle bus will leave from UW on Friday afternoon and return to UW on Saturday evening. Seating on the bus is limited. To reserve your seat, please fill out the Acceptance Form by March 17.

The bus will leave promptly on Friday, March 31 at 3:30 p.m. from N22 Parking Lot at the HUB. It will drop off everyone at the Mark Spencer Hotel in downtown Portland. On Saturday morning, April 1, it will leave from the Mark Spencer Hotel and drop off conference participants at Reed College. Finally, it will leave from Reed College at the end of the Conference (6 p.m.) and shuttle back to UW.


Conference Hotel: – student presenters from UW will be staying at this hotel. All other presenters and guests are welcome to make their own reservations at their own expense.

Other accommodations: This is information on Reed College recommended hotels, including Mark Spencer Hotel, in the Portland area (with a Reed discount):

UW Students:

UW students presenting at the 2017 Conference, please read this carefully. You will be assigned to a double-occupancy room at the Mark Spencer hotel for the night of March 31.

Questions? Email and please put “REECAS NW Conference” in the subject line.

Papers and Presentations:

Here are the deadlines for Conference participants to submit full papers and presentations:

  • March 17Acceptance Form: a short survey to be filled out by all presenters and chairs;
  • March 19Dropbox: presenters to submit full paper (this can be an advanced working draft); Please name your paper as follows: lastname_firstname_papertitle.pdf. Eg: Petrova_Valentina_Historical Legacies in Culture and Politics.pdf. PDF’s are preferred, but not required;
  • March 26Dropbox: presenters to submit any slides they plan on using during their panel; Please name your PowerPoint file as follows: lastname_firstname_papertitle.pptx.