KU Professionals for Inclusion and Social Justice (ISJ) is pleased to announce the theme for the 15th Annual ISJ Graduate Student Research Conference:
Potential topics may include, but are not limited to: • How or why certain evolving practices, structures, or discourses privilege or marginalize particular populations or identities • How advances in the arts and sciences empower individuals (including researchers and practitioners) and communities• Historical analysis of past efforts to improve future practices• How engagement of key stakeholders in the research process can enhance the potential for impact• Use of statistical analysis to examine relationships between innovative practices and group outcomes • How engagement within a classroom, public space, or business facilitates or impedes inclusion
Graduate students who are working on theoretical papers, original research, book chapters, research synthesis, literature reviews, action research, thesis/dissertation research, and other types of papers and presentations are encouraged to submit proposals.
The conference will be held at KU Memorial Union Thursday, February 28, 2019.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL:
1. Complete the online proposal submission form below. You may find it helpful to prepare the required abstract information in a word document beforehand and then copy and paste it into the online proposal submission form.
2. Abstracts should be 100-250 words in length.
3. Conference proposals must be received by Friday, December 21, 2018 at 11:59 pm.
If you have questions regarding proposal submission, including questions about the relevance of a potential proposal topic, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
REVIEW PROCESS: The conference committee will review all submitted proposals. The conference committee includes graduate students from a variety of departments at The University of Kansas. A broad array of topics and a variety of presentation formats will be selected. Presenters will be notified of proposal acceptance by January 7, 2019. *BE SURE TO CHECK YOUR EMAILS*
ISJ Research Conference Leadership Subcommittee Members:
Haidee Jackson - Special Education Jay Schulz - Applied Behavioral Science Jennifer Potter - Music Education Pegah Naemi - Social Psychology Sarah Tackett - Health, Sport, & Exercise ScienceSuman Rath - Special EducationWilliam Proffitt - Special Education