Opportunity: UGA GSA Interdisciplinary Research Conference


Call for Submissions:
UGA Graduate Student Association 14th Annual
Interdisciplinary Research Conference (IRC): Integrating the Unknown
February 28, 2014
Tate Student Center

Deadline January 19

The Graduate Student Association invites proposals for research papers or posters, workshops, and art installations or performances that creatively combine disciplines to address at least one of our five main subject areas:

– Scholarship for the 21st Century
– Science and the Humanities in Dialogue
– Policy, Theory, and Practice
– Community, Diversity, and Social Justice
– Creativity and Collaboration

Submit proposals online:



Installations and Performance

Research paper or poster abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words. This year we are also excited to announce plans to publish an e-journal of the conference proceedings, providing yet another potential opportunity for you and your research to be seen by peers and colleagues across disciplines and fields.

Workshops should be designed as a 30-60 minute session that will appeal to graduate students. Some examples of workshop categories might include grant writing; publication or job search process; qualitative research; finding existing and/or forming new interdisciplinary collaborations; strategies for talking to your academic idol; how to present at conferences.

Workshop sessions can use any format that facilitates education (e.g., lecture, panel discussion, activities, demonstrations, etc.). A successful workshop will integrate interdisciplinary research. Please contact Erin Adams at ecrews@uga.edu or Lauren Mullenbach at lem89@uga.edu with questions about workshop proposals.

Art installations or performances may be any form, but must be original works that will be installed or performed the day of the conference. Submissions are encouraged to highlight interdisciplinary applications of the arts to address one of our main subject areas. For questions or site specific information please contact Aaron Kelly at aaronlk@uga.edu.

We will provide awards for best paper, poster, and original art presentations.

For further information about the IRC, please contact Garrett Jaeger at gjaeger@uga.edu or visit gsa.uga.edu