8185-Conference Proposal Workshop for Students -- Thursday 10/4 at Noon in CASB 309
Posted for Academic Affairs by Marci McMahon on Oct, 03 2012
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WHAT IS A CONFERENCE PROPOSAL? WHAT HAPPENS AT CONFERENCES? CONFERENCE PROPOSAL WORKSHOP Dr. Danika Brown, Office of Undergraduate Research and Service Learning, will lead a workshop to answer these and any other questions about writing conference proposals and presenting at conferences. WHEN: THURSDAY OCTOBER 4TH (12-1PM) WHERE: College Of Arts and Humanities (CASB) 309 WHO: All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to attend this 1-hour workshop to learn about what takes place at conferences, what you should present at a conference, and what is a conference proposal. (Pizza and soft drinks will be provided) UTPA’S MEXICAN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM WILL BE HOSTING The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) TEJAS FOCO CONFERENCE AT UTPA FEBRUARY 21-23, 2013 Recent attacks on Chican@ and Ethnic Studies programs are reminders of the need for spaces to produce knowledge in, about, and for our communities. This call for proposals centers on the ways in which academic research, creative activities, pedagogy, and activism can directly affect and become embedded in these communities. The conference seeks to bring together scholars, teachers, artists, activists, and other individuals or groups dedicated to Chican@ Studies and Latin@ Studies. Those with experience as students, teachers, activists, scholars, artists, and other community members are invited to submit the following types of proposals: panels, papers, performances, posters/exhibits, creative activities, testimonios, round tables, film screenings, workshops, and other innovative presentations. Submit proposals by December 1, 2012 to In your proposal, include the type of presentation, title, an abstract of 150-250 words, your full contact information, and any audiovisual requests. Proposals and presentations need not be in English. For further information and to register for the conference, go to Participants will have the opportunity to submit their papers for consideration for the NACCS Tejas Foco 2013 Conference Proceedings in the peer-reviewed Rio Bravo: Journal of Borderlands, published by the University of Texas, Pan American.