CFP – Globalization, Diversity, and Education Conference 2015, Due Dec 8, 2014

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                                      11th  Annual International
                              Globalization, Diversity,           
                              and Education Conference
                                                            Co-Constructing Identities in Local and Global Spaces
Call for Proposals
Conference Theme:
Co-Constructing Identities in Local and Global Spaces
February 26-27, 2015
Northern Quest Resort – Spokane
Join us for the 11th Annual Conference February 26-27, 2015, at Northern Quest Resort in Airway Heights, (Spokane) WA.  This year we will focus on the theme of Co-Constructing Identities in Local and Global Spaces. This conference is committed to engaging activists, educators, and scholars from diverse disciplines in deep and meaningful dialogues around what we can do together to address and engage in alleviating and/or eliminating current social and environmental injustices in our local, national, and international communities. 
We are pleased to announce the conference keynote speaker and the performing artist. Speaker:  CJ Pascoe, a sociologist who is interested in gender, sexuality, inequality, and youth and author of an award winning book about sexuality and gender in high school, Dude, You’re a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School.  CJ’s current projects focus on contemporary youth cultures.  More specifically she examines young people’s practices of love and romance.
Performing Artist:  Yadira De La Riva, is an artist/educator from El Paso, Texas and Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua.  Yadira is in intellectually fierce and multi-faceted performer whose passion is performances that represent and empower marginalized voices nationally and internationally. One Journey: Stitching Stories Across the Mexican ‘American’ Border.
Proposal Deadline: December 8, 2014
Submission guidelines
Proposals for papers, panels, and alternative formats should not exceed 500 words.  Proposals will be judged on the quality of the narrative, relevance to the conference theme, and likely interest to our audience.  A program committee will evaluate proposals in an anonymous review process. Criteria for evaluation will include:
1.     Significance of the topic to the conference theme
2.     Potential appeal to audience
3.     Overall quality of the proposal
Proposal type:
Individual Paper
Presenters of individual papers will be grouped into sessions (by the conference committee).  Paper sessions are approximately 60-75 minutes in length and will include an opportunity for audience conversation.  Each presenter will have approximately 15 minutes to present his or her work.
Panel Presentation
Panel presentations are a group of presenters that have been organized by a session chair around a theme of their choosing. Panels are more flexible than paper sessions in that panelists could discuss a topic as a group rather than giving individual papers. Panels will be scheduled for 60-75 minutes and must include time for audience participation.
Alternative presentation
Proposals for alternative presentations such as films, documentaries, performances, workshops or other creative endeavors are highly encouraged.  In your proposal please indicate the kind of presentation you will be doing and the time needed.  Shorter presentations, installations or exhibitions may be combined. Please indicate if you have special space or technology requirements.
To submit a proposal:
  • Use the attached form
  • Send by mail to:          Globalization, Diversity & Education Conference
                                                College of Education
                                                PO Box 642114
                                                Pullman, WA 99164-2114
                                                Phone: (509) 335-6393
                                                Fax: (509) 335-2097
Proposal deadline:                  December 8, 2014

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