JOINT NATIONAL CONFERENCES
National Association of African American Studies
National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies
National Association of Native American Studies
International Association of Asian Studies
February 14-19, 2011
Crowne Plaza Executive Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Conference Presentation Formats
Description: Papers that relate to any aspect of the African and African American, Hispanic and Latino, Native American, Indigenous Peoples or Asian experience should be submitted. Subjects may include, but are not limited to: literature, demographics, history, politics, economics, education, health care, fine arts, religion, social sciences, business and many other subjects.
Presentation Time: 45minutes.
Description: These papers are condensed presentations or work-in-progress research projects. They should follow the same research criteria as those of full papers.
Presentation Time: 25 minutes
Description: Panels consist of 3-5 persons (including the chair). A panel presents its views on a common theme, issue or question related to the affiliated ethnic groups. The panel will also discuss the presentation with the audience and approach pertinent topics from a variety of viewpoints. In an effort to present differing viewpoints, it is required that panelists represent a variety of institutions, research projects or associations.
Submission Requirements: The chair of the panel must provide an abstract that includes the following: (1) introduction of the topic that includes its importance, originality, focus and timeliness; (2) expertise of the panelists, panelists' perspective titles, the organizations they represent and the order of presentation; and (3) the potential for informative and controversial discussion.
Presentation Time: 1 hour
Description: This format is appropriate for presentation of papers, projects or works-in-progress that encourage discussion, which allow for maximum interaction in informal small group on a single or related topic. Presenters will share a room with other presenters as papers are discussed concurrently. Audience members should be provided copies of roundtable papers.
Presentation Time: 1 hour
Description: Presentations that show a specific teaching, testing, performance or other technique related to aspects of conference topics. After a brief description of the underlying theory, the demonstration session will show ways the theory is used in practice. Presenters are encouraged to use materials that actively involve participants.
Presentation Time: 10 minutes
Demonstration Time: 50 minutes
Description: Posters and audio-visual aids to will be used to present summaries of papers. Individual presenters will be assigned to numbered bulletin boards in a large meeting room where they may have opportunities for individualized, informal discussion of research throughout 2-hour sessions. No additional audio-visual equipment may be used (such as a screen or an overhead projector). However, use of laptops to present PowerPoint-type presentations will be acceptable.
Presentation Time: 2 hours
PRESENTATION ABSTRACTS, WITH TITLE OR TOPIC (AS APPLICABLE), SHOULD BE POSTMARKED BY:
Friday, November 5, 2010. ALL SUBMISSIONS SHOULD INCLUDE PRESENTER'S NAME, HOME AND UNIVERSITY/AGENCY ADDRESS AND EMAIL INFORMATION.
Abstract Submission Form
Send Abstracts To:
Dr. Lemuel Berry, Jr.
Executive Director, NAAAS & Affiliates
PO Box 6670
Scarborough, ME 04070-6770
Fax: (207) 839-3776
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