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Submission Types & Requirements

Individual Submission Types & Requirements

Please note: Individual abstracts are limited to 350 words unless otherwise stated.

Any audiovisual equipment (eg., LCD projector) must be requested in the online proposal submission.

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TypeDescriptionSubmission Requirements

Individual Paper

  • • 15-18 minute presentation

  • Program Committee will assign individual papers to sessions.

350-word max abstract

Graduate Student Lightning Presentation
  • 5-8 minute graduate student presentation

  • feedback provided by senior scholar respondents

150-word max short abstract


Session Types & Requirements

Please note: Session and individual abstracts are limited to 350 words unless otherwise stated.

Any audiovisual equipment (eg., LCD projector) must be requested in the online proposal submission.

TypeDescriptionSubmission RequirementsNotes
Panel

Three 15–18 minute papers with chairperson (and optional respondent)

  • • Panel abstract

  • • Individual paper abstracts

  • • Chairperson required (respondent optional)

Panel presenters may not chair session

Seminar
  • • Sustained discussion of a question or problem (Two 90-minute sessions)

  • • Posted papers read by audience in advance

  • • Seminar abstract

  • • One sentence description for each participant

  • • Chairperson required

  • • Advance paper submission (10–20 pp)

  • • Maximum 8 participants

Roundtable

Structured discussions around pre-circulated questions and/or texts with the option to share materials publicly to encourage more robust session audience participation

  • • Abstract with overall goal of the session

  • • Questions discussants will address

  • • Role/contribution of each discussant

  • • Moderator required

  • • 3–5 discussants and active moderator

  • • Discussants prepare 3–5 minute responses

Lightning Session

Short presentations by 5–7 scholars

  • • Abstract with overall questions and goals

  • • Individual paper abstract

Presentations 5–8 minutes

Graduate Student Lightning Session

Individual short presentations by graduate students, grouped by Program Committee

Short abstract (150 words)

Presentations 5–8 minutes