Ends on 3/15/2015
CALL FOR PAPERS - SUBMISSIONS DUE MARCH 15
3rd Annual Black Doctoral Network Conference
Theme: Paying It Forward: Transforming Research into Practice
October 8 - 10, 2015
Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 15, 2015 at midnight EST.
To submit an abstract visit: blackphdnetwork.submittable.com/submit
We accept abstracts from (1) individuals who wish to present on a panel and from (2) groups who want to create their own panel. Abstracts should be no more than 300 words typed, double spaced, using a 12pt font. Submissions should be anonymous – please do not include your name or the name of your institution on the document. Include the title of your abstract and note whether it is an individual or a group submission. All group submissions require at least 3 but no more than 5 presenters.
Submitting Author will receive a confirmation message upon submitting the abstract. Acceptance announcements will be sent via email on April 24, 2015 to the submitting author. Accepted presenters must register for the conference and confirm their acceptance by May 31, 2015. Failure to register and confirm acceptance by May 31 will result in rescinding acceptance.
The abstracts should be related to the conference theme and we have previously accepted topics such as:
• African / Latino Diaspora
• Art, Performance and Music
• Business, Entrepreneurship, and Consumerism
• Community Planning and Development Projects
• Diseases, Vaccines, and Nutrition
• Gender and Cultural Difference
• Health, Economic, Social Disparities
• Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM)
• Service Learning and Civic Engagement
• Structural Inequalities
• Urban and Higher Education
• Youth and Family Dynamics
• Youth Programming
Your presentation should describe the purpose, methods and conclusions of your research. You may not submit or take part in more than one presentation; presenters may give one and only one paper at the conference. Each accepted presenter is allowed 15 minutes to present their paper.
In addition to interdisciplinary panel presentations, this conference will have interactive roundtables. Professors and corporate professionals from various fields will converse and give insight on the need for interconnectedness throughout the academy and community. Workshops on handling job talks, grant writing and proposals, balancing relationships, and stress and time management will also be addressed.
For questions regarding the Call for Papers please contact:
Kristina Nazimova Kristina@blackphdnetwork.com