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Call for Proposals: Inaugural Global Studies Virtual Symposium

Gobal Studies Virtual Symposium

February 13, 2020

The UW Center for Global Studies is proud to co-sponsor the inaugural Global Studies Virtual Symposium with the Institute for Global Studies at the University of Minnesota, and Minneapolis Community and Technical College School of Liberal Arts and Cultures.

The call for proposals is open for the virtual one-day conference connecting global studies scholars across campuses. The Symposium offers an engaging teaching and learning forum for sharing best practices, ideas, and resources with colleagues.

Your participation helps make this conference a collaborative and engaging experience, and all accepted proposals presented during the Symposium will receive a stipend!

Possible ideas for topics include global perspectives, sustainable development, strategic leadership, civic engagement, show casing campus global studies programs/courses, among others.

Submit a proposal by following three simple steps:

  1. Submit a Proposal: If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. You will need the following: presentation type (50 or 25 minutes), description, expected outcomes, familiarity with Zoom webinars, and contact information.
  2. Get Accepted: After you submit your presentation proposal, we will review and notify you in early March regarding acceptance. We welcome the submission of proposal(s) for the 2020 Global Studies Virtual Symposium until Friday, Feb 28, 2020.
  3. Register: Once your proposal is accepted, you must register before we can schedule your presentation.

The call for proposals closes on Friday, February 28th, 2020. The symposium will be held on Friday, April 24, 2020 from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm (CST).

Registration is required to participate in this free Global Studies Virtual Conference – click here to register (please note that you will be prompted to create a University of Minnesota Guest Account).  For more information or if you have questions, please contact Tamara Leonard at 206.685.2354,