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    CALL FOR POSTER PRESENTATIONS

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE) invites you to propose poster presentations that share scholarly work and/or theoretical frameworks; educate and raise consciousness; provide resources, policy solutions and/or technical guidance; and support efforts to address ongoing and emerging justice, equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging issues facing higher education institutions and their community contexts at the intersection of racial, ethnic and sovereign identity. 

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Proposal Submission Form

 

•    Submission Deadline: January 20
•    Proposal Decision Notification: February 10
•    Presenter Acceptance Confirmation: March 3

 

Please review our community derived suggested areas of emphasis and submit a proposal today! 

 

Suggested Areas of Emphasis

Futurist Work at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Sovereign Identity; Envisioning Possible Futures and Responsive Strategies
 
Strategies to Address Systemic and Structural Racism in Our Institutions
 
Contemporary Politics; Political Movements; Politicization of Social Justice Work in Higher Education and Society at-Large: Impacts on Institutions, Minoritized Communities, and Individuals
 
Queer Trans People of Color/LGBTQIAA+ Justice; Queer Trans People of Color/LGBTQIAA+ Rights; The Intersection of Homophobia with Race, Ethnicity, and Sovereign Identity
 
Disability Justice; Disability Rights; The Intersection of Ablism with Race, Ethnicity, and Sovereign Identity
 
Theoretical Frameworks; Scholarly Research; Education, Training, and Programs Focused on Dismantling Structural Racism and White Supremacy, and the impact of Non-conciliatory Policies on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Work.
 
Supporting Undocumented, DACAmented Students, and Mixed Status Families 
 
White Supremacist Ideologies on Campus: Challenges, Organizing, and Responses
 
Environmental Justice; Climate Change; The Intersection of the Natural World with Race, Ethnicity and Sovereign Identity; Earth First Efforts and Approaches
 
The Politics of Immigration on Conceptions of Race, Ethnicity, Sovereignty, Transnationalism, Power, or marginalized identity in the United States
 
The Roles, Contexts, and Challenges of Chief Diversity Officers
 
Art and Activism: Identity and Community Exploration through Arts 
 
Personal Practices:
•    Self-Care
•    Self-Work
•    Rupturing, Processing, and Transforming Internalized Oppression/Superiority
•    Mental Health Practices; Healing Racial Trauma; Healing from Loss
•    Somatic Practice; Aligning Heart and Mind; Embodiment Work 
 
Race, Ethnicity, Sovereignty, Transnationalism, Power and Marginalized Identity:

•    Pedagogies
•    Theory to Praxis
•    Institutional Efforts at Transformation
•    Gender Identity and Expression
•    Activism and Organizing
•    Mental Health, Wellness, and Wellbeing 
•    Identity Development
•    Incarcerated People, Mass Incarceration, Reentry Programs
•    Practitioner Development
•    Intergroup Dialogue, Perspective Taking, and Empathy
•    Student Leadership, Organizing, and Coalition Building
•    Student Interests and Needs
•    Campus Role or Discipline (Faculty, Admissions Professionals, Human Resources, etc.)
•    Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); Health Professions
•    Reinventing Social Justice and Intercultural Communication through Language
•    Socioeconomic Class
•    Religion, Faith, Spirituality, and Spiritual Practice
•    Athletics

 

Poster Session Format

The NCORE poster presentation format is an interactive presentation format where participants display their work using creative posters with the goal of sharing their work with the community of NCORE. 
Presentations are informal. Please be sure you are deeply familiar with the information on your poster, be prepared with talking points and be ready for conversation!

There is no need to prepare a formal presentation. Attendees will walk and browse through the presentations and will spend a few minutes at each one. The more interactive you are and the more unique your display materials, the more likely attendees will stop and learn about your research. Be spontaneous! This is an opportunity to have unique conversations about your work with a variety of NCORE scholars and professionals.

NCORE will provide a trifold poster board that is 36” tall x 48” wide (the center section is 24”). We will also provide double sided tape, glue sticks, scissors, and a designated area to prepare your poster for installation. Please note that the session room will not have electrical outlets for your use. Therefore, should you choose to supplement your poster with presentation hardware (such as a personal laptop or tablet), make sure it is fully charged and consider bringing a battery backup.

 

image of poster board with dimensions 36" tall by 48" wide with 24" center section

 

Questions? Email NCORE!