The Graduate School and the Office of Graduate Minority Programs invites you to seriously consider this presentation and competition opportunity in February 2014. The deadline is early November, so don°Įt delay. Remember, the opportunity to share your research and gain feedback is valuable to your studies. If you have any questions, please give us a call!
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PO Box 6670
Scarborough, ME 04070-6670
2014 National Conference
Crowne Plaza Executive Center
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
February 10-15, 2014
The National Association of African American Studies & Affiliates [National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, National Association of Native American Studies and International Association of Asian Studies] are in the process of preparing for the February 10-15, 2014, National Conference. The conference will be held in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and is expected to exceed an attendance of 1,200 persons.
The National Organization encourages graduate students to participate by presenting research. Graduate students have the option of presenting:
°◊ Research Paper
°◊ Poster Research
The research presentation does not have to relate to one of the groups hosting the conference. Furthermore, graduate students may also wish to enter the research competition.
2 categories for abstracts/posters/presentations:
1) Abstracts, not to exceed two (2) pages, should be submitted that relate to any aspect of the African and African American, Hispanic and Latino, Native American, Indigenous Peoples or Asian experience. 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. Please indicate the time required for presentation of your paper (25 minutes OR 45 minutes).
National Annual Student Research Competition
The national organization sponsors an annual research competition that is open to students who study in all fields and disciplines. There are two research classes: (1) undergraduate and (2) graduate students. The research review committee awards identical prizes in both classes. They include:
®™ One $1,000 first place prize
®™ Two $500 second place prizes
®™ Five $200 third place prizes
In addition, all participants are eligible to have their research papers published in the National Monograph Series. All participants are recognized at the Awards Luncheon on Saturday, February 15, 2014.
°‹ Student applicants must be enrolled in undergraduate or graduate programs.
°‹ Research abstracts not to exceed two (2) pages must be submitted by Friday, November 8, 2013.
°‹ Student participants must attend the conference between February 13-15, 2014. Each participant will be scheduled for a 25-minute oral or poster presentation. Participants may select the category that best fits the research presentation.
°‹ Bibliographical essays do not qualify as research.
°‹ Group submissions are allowed; however, please designate one contact person for the group.
°‹ Participants must register for the February 10-15, 2014 National Conference. However, participants are only expected to be in attendance between February 13-15, 2014. All student participants are requested to attend the Saturday (2/15/14) Awards Luncheon. Award winners must be in attendance at the luncheon.
°‹ One (1) entry per person or group.
For complete information on the Research Competition, contact: NAAAS & Affiliates • PO Box 6670 • Scarborough, Maine 04070-6670 Tel: 207/839-8004 • Fax: 207/839-3776 • Email: [log in to unmask] • www.NAAAS.org
Priscilla A. Kissinger
Priscilla A. Kissinger, MPA, MFA
Coordinator for Diversity Programs & Recruitment
University of Florida
The Graduate School
115 Grinter Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611