Call for Undergraduate Papers

Author: Gender Studies Program

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CALL FOR Undergraduate PAPERS (deadline January 17, 2020)

We welcome undergraduate student submissions of original research-based scholarship on any topic related to gender for our New Directions 2020 Midwest Undergraduate Conference in Gender Studies. Presentations should take the form of 15-minute presentations, with or without visual support, such as posters or slides. Students must have a faculty mentor from their field of research to offer guidance on the project. Faculty mentors are not required to attend the conference, though they are welcome.

Proposals must include:

  1. an abstract of approximately 250 words,
  2. a brief working bibliography, and
  3. the name and email address of the author’s faculty mentor.
  4. Authors will also include with their submission a short bio of approximately 100 words for use during the conference.

Please submit proposals online at, and direct any questions to Prof. Pam Butler at

Deadline for submissions: January 17, 2020.

Notification of acceptance will be sent in early February 2020.

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