LATE BREAKER Call for Submissions
Thinking Gender, Pre-existing Conditions
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
28th Annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference
March 1-2, 2018
The UCLA Center for the Study of Women is currently inviting late breaker submissions of paper, poster, and speed pitching research roundtable proposals for our 28th Annual Thinking Gender Graduate Student Research Conference.
This year’s conference theme, Pre-existing Conditions, will focus on the connections between health and gender in the context of current and historical discussions about gender-focused health and healthcare.
We are accepting late breaker submissions on the following topics:
- Feminist biology
- Global women’s health
- Sexual health research
- Gender and mental health research
This call is specifically for research presentations that investigate gender differences in or gender as a moderator of health outcomes in any of the 4 above research areas.
Thinking Gender 2018 LATE BREAKER Submission Guidelines
Registered graduate students from any institution are eligible to submit presentation proposals for all Thinking Gender sessions, including the panel, poster, and speed pitching. Registered undergraduate students from any institution are eligible to submit proposals for poster presentations and speed pitching presentations. Individuals may appear in only one capacity at the conference. Unpublished papers are preferred for submission. Recently published and forthcoming papers will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
To participate in Thinking Gender, successful applicants will be required to pay a registration fee of $50, the entirety of which will go towards covering conference costs. Participants for whom the registration fee is prohibitive are encouraged to contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for LATE BREAKER Submission is December 1, 2017.
Once submissions are reviewed and accepted, all participants in the panel sessions will be required to submit a draft of their paper by January 29, 2018, for pre-circulation among their co-panelists and faculty moderator.
All applications must be submitted online: https://uclacsw.submittable.com/submit/ee18c88b-09de-4e42-824a-c19f8dc8faf5/thinking-gender-2018-late-breakers
Modes of Research Participation (listed alphabetically)
Panels will consist of graduate student paper presenters and a UCLA faculty moderator who will read and provide detailed feedback and questions on each paper. Paper presentations will be 12 minutes long. Panelists will be required to submit their paper drafts by January 29, 2018, for pre-circulation among their co-panelists and faculty moderator.
Graduate students and undergraduate students will present visually compelling research posters. Posters will be presented during the poster session(s) where each presenter will be present with their poster for discussions and questions with circulating attendees. Posters will remain on display throughout the conference.
Speed Pitching Research Roundtables:
Graduate students and undergraduate students will present their research in short, three-minute presentations to attendees sitting at their roundtable. Each roundtable session will last a total of 15 minutes with approximately 12 minutes devoted to discussion and questions post-presentation.
LATE BREAKER Submission Requirements:
- Abstract (500 word maximum) including information on purpose of research, methodology, supporting data/results, and conclusions or anticipated conclusions
- CV or Resume (2 page maximum)
All materials must be submitted online: https://uclacsw.submittable.com/submit/ee18c88b-09de-4e42-824a-c19f8dc8faf5/thinking-gender-2018-late-breakers. Only complete submissions received by the deadline will be considered.
This year, participants will be allowed to submit proposals for consideration for an individual research presentation option, as well as submitting for consideration to all three options (i.e., panel presentation, poster presentation, and/or speed pitching research roundtable). Participants who choose this option will be considered for any of the research presentation modes.
Contact Drew A. Westmoreland, 2018 Thinking Gender Conference Coordinator, at email@example.com.