Call for Submissions, Simmons Graduate Symposium 2014: Moving Forward: Transforming the Way We Think

GSLIS is hosting its 3rd annual Graduate Symposium and we need you to submit your
research/presentation proposals! This event is open to ALL graduate students and ALL graduate programs.

Moving Forward: Transforming the Way We Think


Call for Papers for Simmons Graduate Symposium

Simmons GSLIS Graduate Symposium is dedicated to providing a way for graduate students to experience presenting their research at a professional level symposium. We are currently accepting submissions for the 2014 Simmons Graduate Symposium. Although this Symposium is sponsored and presented by GSLIS, all graduate students are encouraged to submit proposals.

Proposal Submission Guidelines

Eligibility:

Any graduate student in any program at Simmons College

Proposal:

The proposal committee is asking for 250 words summarizing the topic of your research, its intended direction/scope, and your argument.

Please use a standardized style manual to format your document

Needs to be original research, though you may use a paper from a class or your thesis paper

Please consider that you will need to present this at the Symposium

Submissions:

Submissions must be made electronically as an attachment

Approved file format types: PDF, .doc, and .docx

Review Process and Selection

All abstracts will be reviewed by a committee of your fellow graduate students.

Support:

Those who are approved will receive a packet of information regarding expectations, paper guidelines, tips for presenting, etc.

A list of professors willing to provide guidance to Symposium participants will also be made available post approval.

Important Dates:

Proposal Deadline: Friday, 20 December 2013

Approval Notification: Thursday, 31 January 2013

Conference Date: Saturday, 5 April 2014

Contact:

Please submit your proposals and any questions/concerns regarding proposal submissions to:

Giselle Delotch - delotch@simmons.edu

Please ensure that your subject line reads:

SYMPOSIUM PROPOSAL SUBMISSION

or SYMPOSIUM PROPOSAL QUESTION

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