CFP: Visions, Collaborations, & Transformations: 1st Annual York Graduate Student Research Conference

April 22, 2017, New Haven, CT

Call for papers

GSRC – Graduate Student Research Conference at York


Graduate students are cordially invited to submit a proposal for Visions, Collaborations, & Transformations: The First Annual York University Graduate Student Research Conference in the Social Sciences & Humanities. This conference is a special multidisciplinary event that aims to connect participants within the social science communities at York University and beyond.

We welcome proposals for panel presentations (approx. 15 mins/presentation).

Themes for the conference align with Canada 150:

  • Diversity & Inclusion;
  • Indigenous Peoples;
  • Environment(s);
  • Youth

Some ideas/topics for consideration in drafting proposals:

  • Canada’s past, present, future;
  • Social justice, diversity & equity;
  • Experiential learning, participatory methods, community-situated learning;
  • (De)colonizing theory and practices;
  • Urban education;
  • Disability studies;
  • Early childhood;
  • Childhood studies;
  • K-12 and post-secondary education;
  • Psychoanalysis, sexualities, feminist studies, queer theory;
  • Cultural studies;
  • Philosophy;
  • Arts;
  • Ethnographic research
  • Literacy and linguistics;
  • Global and international relations and perspectives;
  • Sustainability and environment;
  • Mathematics, science, technology;
  • Media and communications;
  • Alternative education;
  • Other


Submission Guidelines:

You will need the following information to submit your proposal online:

  • Full Name
  • Email Address
  • Working Title for Proposal
  • Graduate Program
  • Affiliated Institution
  • Keywords (3-5)
  • Canada150 or ‘Other’ Theme
  • Abstract (max 200 words)

For more details or to submit a proposal, please visit:

Deadline: January 18, 2017

Posted: December 07, 2016