Submit a Proposal - no further proposals are being accepted.
For the opportunity to present at the annual conference, you must first submit a proposal. Deadline for all submissions is November 15, 2022. Notification on proposal review will be emailed by January 8, 2023.
To present: If your proposal is accepted, individually or all of your panelists, must be members of NACCS and register for the conference (fees not available yet). Please confirm with all your panelists to confirm participation prior to submission. Other information like presentation titles, institutions/organizations, and emails for each participant is needed.
Review of proposals: Each proposal must include an abstract with a clear focus of study indicating a written product (or any other formal academic research format) not merely anecdotal observations. Your abstract must be 250-300 words.
The program committee will assess submissions in terms of the following criteria:
|(1)||Scholarly merit as stipulated in the NACCS preamble, including the generation of new knowledge, problem-solving in the community, understanding our position within society, study/analyses of our communities, or theory construction.|
|(2)||Quality of the work to be presented.|
|(3)||Completed status of the work to be presented. Proposals on works in progress should be submitted after completion of the research.|
Additional information regarding submitting is provided below. Please read the remainder of the the information before submitting. If you should have any questions, contact naccs @ naccs.org.
This proposal consists of presentations made by research teams reporting on ONE project. Only one abstract is required. The team must be a minimum of three researchers and no more than five. NOTE: If your Collaboration involves only two presenters, submit your presentation as a co-authored single paper.
A workshop is designed to be a hands-on presentation. E.g., teaching, technical assistance, with participant activity. It may include a performance or cultural production, curriculum development and/or a demonstration. A minimum of 3 presenters are required.
A roundtable is designed to provide 4 or 5 presenters the opportunity to discuss a single subject (e.g., ethics within Chicana/o Studies fieldwork, administration, publishing, tenure process, etc.). Only one abstract is required. A minimum of three presenters are required.
Format of presentations
Presentations may be proposed in several formats: single papers, collaborative/team research, thematic panels, workshops, roundtables, films and posters. Please select the appropriate category for your proposal. At the end of each form there is a Comment box. Use the Comment box for information that does not fit within the limits of the form like special requests or a co-authored presentation. Sessions are 80 minutes long. Panels consist of 3-4 presenters, each presenter should expect to have 15-17 minutes to deliver their paper and to insure time for Q&A.
Required information for submissions: Paper/Panel title, abstract(s), name(s) and email(s) of presenters, and AV requirement. Only projectors will be provided but must be requested in the submission form. Presenters must provide the appropriate laptop and cords for connectivity. If you do not request AV with your initial proposal, no AV will be provided.
Wi-Fi should be available in the meeting rooms but access to wi-fi may be at presenters expense. And NACCS cannot guarantee connectivity if used for a presentation.
Please Review Before Submitting
You are encouraged to pay member dues when submitting your proposal, however current membership is not required to submit. If your proposal is accepted for presentation, each presenter is required to pay both member dues and registration fees. Membership dues range from $40.00-$200 based on an income scale. Registration fees range from $95.00-$400. Registration will be available in December. You are highly encouraged to pay dues and fees early to support conference planning.
Panel Organizers, please have the following information from your panelists: