Calls for Paper/Proposal

Call for Proposals: 16th Annual IGSS @ UBC Vancouver

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Please find attached the Call for Proposals for the 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS), to be held Saturday, March 3rd at UBC Vancouver.

The deadline to submit proposals is December 22, 2017 and successful presenters will be notified by January 31, 2018.

Please share this poster with your networks!

IGSS 2018 Call for Proposals

Call for Papers- Canadian Journal of Native Education 2018

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Canadian Journal of Native Education (second theme issue for 2018)
The Canadian Journal of Native Education (CJNE) will publish two theme volumes in 2018. Attached is a call for papers for the CJNE Volume 40, Number 2, “Awakening the Spirit: Indigenous Culture and Language Revitalization through Land, Water and Sky.” See attached call for papers. Deadline is January 5, 2018.

Save The Date: March 3, 2018, 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS)

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The 16th Annual Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (IGSS) will be hosted at UBC Vancouver in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the Musqueam people. The Call for Papers will be going out soon, with an anticipated submission deadline of January 15th, so save the date and start preparing your presentations!

If you are interested in helping to organize IGSS, please email SAGE at The first planning meeting will occur Thursday November 16th at the UBC longhouse (joining via Skype is also an option), and we are always grateful for help on the day of the event.

Call for Abstracts – Indigenous Health Conference: Walking Together

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Now Accepting Abstracts!
We are pleased to welcome your abstract submissions to the Indigenous Health Conference (IHC): Walking Together. The 2018 conference is designed to help healthcare providers understand how Indigenous ways of knowing with respect to health and well-being can be utilized in healthcare approaches for Indigenous peoples.
Selected abstracts from health care professionals, community partners and those involved in Indigenous Health will profile the work being done surrounding these and various topics through posters, oral presentations, and workshops.
Themes include:


  • Reconciliation
  • Youth Empowerment
  • Nutrition
  • Environmental health
  • Health care systems
  • Plus many more!


The call for abstracts closes Friday, January 12, 2018. Visit the abstracts page for more details .
Start your submission today!

CFP – Special Issue, Critical Pedagogical Inquiry (CPI) ‘My spirit and heart soar’: Chief Dan George, due: May 31st, 2017

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Call for Submissions: Special Issue, Critical Pedagogical Inquiry (CPI)

‘My spirit and heart soar’: Chief Dan George
First Nations Contest the formal and lived curriculums.

The purpose of this special issue is to bring together a collection of articles, poems, photography, music and art that relate to conceptualizing, planning dreaming, hoping and taking positive actions for our 7 future generations. Proposals to contribute to the special issue are invited.

Understandably, all proposals and work submitted to the co-editors of the CPI, special issue are to be grounded in First Nations perspectives, world views, lived experiences and/or ways of knowing.

This special issue is inspired by the morning session of the Comparative and International Education Society of Canada (CIESC), Preconference on May 28, 2016, hosted at the University of Calgary. The morning session concentrated on First Nations issues and actions which contested colonial agendas in the formal and nonformal curricula.

Potential authors, poets and artists who are interested in contributing to this CPI special Issue, please, submit a proposal in either a single Word or PDF file to any of the CPI special issue, co-editors listed below, by May 31, 2017.

For further information, also, contact any of the co-editors.

Co-editors: Tiffany Prete.
Loretta Loon.
Celia Haig Brown.
Cecille DePass.

Your proposal should include:

  • a title (up to 150 characters);
  • an abstract (100-150 words);
  • a description of the paper and/or visual images and/or music (400 words).

For more information, please see: CPI Call for Proposal summer2017

CFP – Indigenous Studies Area, Midwest Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, due April 30th, 2017

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Abstracts may address any aspect of Aboriginal, First Nations, Maori, Sami, and other Indigenous popular cultures. In addition, the area highly encourages comparative papers between Indigenous and, say, Asian, Latin American, Pacific Islander, or African popular cultures. Topics might address, but are not in any way limited to the following:
o    Film and Animation
o    Television
o    New Media
o    Video Games, Blogging, YouTube
o    Fashion
o    Popular Literature
o    Radio shows
o    Theater, Festivals, Spectacles, and Ceremonies
o    Popular Music

Date: October 18-22nd, 2017

Location: Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch, MO

250 word abstracts may be submitted electronically before or by April 30, 2017 via the online submission system,

For more information please see:

CFP – Oxford Education Research Symposium, Due: Feb 24, 2017

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The Oxford Education Research Symposium is a forum for presentation of papers and discourse by scholars who have a particular interest in the theory and practice of universal education. You are invited to present a paper on an aspect of education research, or you may wish to attend as an observer or panel member. If you wish to present a paper you will be requested to submit a brief abstract for review by the Programme Committee. Papers presented will be subsequently peer reviewed by external readers for possible inclusion in Symposium books or as sponsored journal articles.


Date: March 20 – 22, 2017

Location: Oxford University Club, Oxford, UK


Abstracts for the proposed papers are approved by the Programme Committee of the Symposium, and the list of suggested topics are available on the website.

Submission deadline: February 24, 2017

For more information, please visit: