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2017 Graduate Student Research Conference

KU Professionals for Inclusion and Social Justice invites you to submit a proposal for our annual research conference to be held on February 24, 2017. The theme of the conference will be New Spaces: Opening up Physical and Social Spaces in the 21st Century. 

We use the term “physical and social spaces” broadly to address issues of environments, organizations, institutions, communities, cultures, politics, and ways of knowing.  The theme is a call to examine these issues of space as they relate to the variety of topics, populations, and frameworks explored by graduate students at KU.  We seek submissions that represent a range of perspectives across disciplines, departments, and colleges.  Although we encourage submission of topics related to our theme, we also accept proposals in other areas. 

Call For Proposals

Who should submit a proposal? 
Masters and doctoral level graduate students who are working on research and projects are encouraged to submit proposals. Proposals from all disciplines are welcome. 

Why submit a proposal? 
To bring together students, community members, and professionals at and outside of the University of Kansas to share ideas, collaborate, and learn from one another. 

What should be submitted? 
A variety of presentation topics will be included in the conference. We welcome proposals for dramatic performances and art displays, as well as poster and paper presentations. 

When are proposals due?
Proposals are due on December 2nd by 11:59 PM. 

Submit Proposal Here


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