SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES & SUBMISSION FORM FOR
2015 GENDER MATTERS: ALL IN THE FAMILY? CONFERENCE
Gender Matters: All
in the Family? Conference
State University, April 17-18, 2015
Format: Please use the Submissions Form. If you have
problems with that form, please submit as a Microsoft Word or Rich Text Format file.
Where: Submissions must be emailed as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Submission Deadline: 2 January 2015
receipt will be sent within 72 hours. If you have not received such
confirmation, please contact Ellie Walsh by phone (708-235-7146), in case your
email did not arrive.
Submissions must include all required information in order to be considered.
Content: Required Information
biography (no more than 100 words) that includes your current role (community
member, faculty, independent scholar, doctoral student, master's student,
undergraduate student) and research interests
6. Type of
submission (Please select one from dropdown menu on form: individual paper;
paper panel; roundtable discussion; creative format/workshop; poster presentation.
More information on each type may be found below.)
(name, affiliations, email)
8. Please indicate if you would like your submission
to be considered for a poster and/or roundtable presentation if it is not
accepted for inclusion in a paper panel.
9. Submission title
(Please list three to five keywords for your presentation to help the committee
needs (List any audiovisual equipment you require.)
individual and co-authored papers should submit an abstract of no more than
Proposals for posters
should submit an abstract of no more than 300 words.
Proposals for full
panels should include a no-more-than 350-word rationale for the panel, in
addition to brief abstracts (no more than 250 words) for the individual papers.
Proposals for roundtables,
workshops, and creative formats should submit a no-more-than 350-word
rationale and/or description, in addition to a list of participants, their
topics, roles, brief qualifications, and contact information.
The abstract (no more than 500 words) should describe the theoretical or
conceptual framework, methodology, key findings and central argument. These individual papers will be grouped into
panels with other papers on similar topics.
Participants typically have 12-15 minutes to present
their papers, followed by a question-and-answer period.
Paper Panel Proposals
A paper panel typically consists of three to five
papers on a similar theme. A panel
rationale/description (no more than 350-words) should describe the unifying
theme or problem addressed by the papers. Please include a brief abstract (no more than
250 words) for each paper. You may
optionally include a chair or discussant.
Paper panels are scheduled for sessions ranging from
60 to 75 minutes, depending on the number of proposed papers. Each presenter typically has 12-15 minutes to
present, followed by a question-and-answer period.
Round-Table Discussion Proposals
A round-table typically consists of four to eight
participants who present short statements related to a common topic or
question. A panel rationale (no more than 350 words) should include information
on the unifying theme or problem addressed by the panelists. Additionally, please include a brief
description of each presenter’s qualifications.
Round-table discussion sessions range between 60 to
75 minutes, depending on the number of presenters.
Creative Format Proposals
Gender Matters welcomes submissions for creative
presentation formats such as film, audio and/or video works, individual or
group performances, and workshops. Each
proposal must include a no-more-than 350-word rationale/description that
explains the content and format of the work and related keywords. If relevant, please include a list of participants,
their topics/roles, and brief qualifications.
Be sure to include information on set-up needs and
length of presentation/performance. (Most panels will be limited to 60-75
minutes, though some video installations and films can run for longer, depending
on availability of space and equipment).
format is particularly effective for work that is better expressed visually
through images or statistical graphs and charts. Conducive to one-on-one interactions and
getting individual feedback, it is also well suited for works-in-progress. Proposals for posters should submit an
abstract of no more than 300 words.
will be conducted concurrently, at a given time in one area, so that conference
participants may peruse the posters and engage in conversation with the
address all questions to email@example.com.
our website (http://www.govst.edu/gendermatters/) and