Call For Papers

To Union Students and Faculty

For the eighteenth installment of our residency conference series, we invite proposals for individual or group presentations that critically and/or creatively grapple with questions related to the broad theme of “perspectives.” The following list of potential topics is suggestive rather than exclusive:

  1. New Perspectives on Leadership
  2. Social and Global Perspectives
  3. Standpoint Theory UI&U l Call for Papers l January 2017 3
  4. Re-envisioning Education
  5. Standpoint Theory and Social Movements
  6. Radical Perspectives
  7. Standpoint Theory and Public Policy Impacts
  8. The Art of Shifting Perspectives
  9. Challenging Points of View
  10. Engaging Multiple Perspectives on Social Justice
  11. Reframing Debates Through the Humanities
  12. Positionality

*Invitation and Submissions Guidelines can be found at:



Congratulations Dr. Bates!

Alumnus Dr. Eric Bates (Ph.D. 2014) has been awarded the prestigious and highly competitive Part­ Time Faculty Excellence in Instruction Award for 2016 at Northern Kentucky University, where he teaches in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Philosophy. As award recipient, Dr. Bates will receive a Certificate presented in person by NKU President Dr. Geoffrey S. Mearns as well as his choice of a cash award or professional development credit of $1500. Congratulations, Eric!


UC Berkeley – Temporary Instructors

The Interdisciplinary Studies Field major at UC Berkeley invites applications for a pool of temporary instructors for 2016-2017:

This search is independent of the Instructor position which closed April 11th.  To be considered in the pool (33%-100% time), applicants to the earlier search must reapply to the pool.  

Peter Sahlins
Professor of History
Director, Interdisciplinary Studies Field

Division of Undergraduate Studies
UC Berkeley
259 Evans Hall
(510) 664 4315

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Woodhull’s Sexual Freedom Summit: Call for Proposals

Woodhull’s Sexual Freedom Summit: Call for Proposals


The Sexual Freedom Summit features human rights activits, sexuality educators and researchers, professionals from the legal and medical fields, authors, sexual freedom movement leaders and organizational partners all working toward the time when sexual freedom is fully recognized as a fundamental human right


Deadline: February 1, 2016


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Ninth Health Disparities Conference: Call for Proposals


Ninth Health Disparities Conference: Call for Proposals 


The Xavier University of Louisiana College of Pharmacy: 9th Annual Health Disparities Conference  is soliciting abstracts for podium and poster presentations. The upcoming conference will focus on replicable interprofessional collaborative models and approaches from clinical, research and community arenas that integrate all levels of providers to improve health outcomes, eliminate health disparities, and achieve health equity.  

Deadline: January 8,2016


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Call For Proposals

Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Call for Proposal


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation will award approximately $2.2 million annually to support investigator-initiated research that supports building a Culture of Health.


Applications for funding are now open, and will be accepted on a rolling basis.


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Creating Change Conference, Chicago, IL

                                            Creating Change Conference, Chicago, IL

The National LGBTQ Task Force sponsors and organizes the Creating Change Conference. It’s an opportunity for thousands of committed people to develop and hone their skills, celebrate victories, build community and to be inspired by visionaries of our LGBTQ movement and allied movements for justice and equality. 

 Date: January 20, 2016

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