Call For Proposals


EXTENDED DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

To submit a proposal click here: Proposal Submissions

Dear Graduate Students:

You are cordially invited to submit a proposal for Visions, Collaborations, and Transformations: The First Annual York University Graduate Student Research Conference in the Social Sciences & Humanities. This conference is a special multidisciplinary event that aims to connect participants within the social science communities at York University and beyond.

We welcome relevant proposals for panel presentations (approx. 15 mins/presentation).

Themes for the conference aligned with Canada 150:

Diversity & Inclusion; Indigenous Peoples; Environment(s); Youth.

Some ideas/topics for consideration in drafting proposals:

  • Canada’s past, present, future;
  • Social justice, diversity & equity;
  • Experiential learning, participatory methods, community-situated learning;
  • (De)colonizing theory and practices;
  • Urban education;
  • Disability studies;
  • Early childhood;
  • Childhood studies;
  • K-12 and post-secondary education;
  • Psychoanalysis, sexualities, feminist studies, queer theory;
  • Cultural studies;
  • Philosophy;
  • Arts;
  • Ethnographic research
  • Literacy and linguistics;
  • Global and international relations and perspectives;
  • Sustainability and environment;
  • Mathematics, science, technology;
  • Media and communications;
  • Alternative education
  • Other

Submission Guidelines:

You will need the following information to submit your proposal online:

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Working Title for Proposal
  • Graduate Program
  • Affiliated Institution
  • Keywords (3-5)
  • Canada150 or ‘Other’ Theme
  • Abstract (max 200 words)

Extended DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 1st, 2017