*** Please note: the deadline for submission was today at 4pm. However, if you would like to make a submission, contact Dr. Patricia O'Brien right away as they may be able to take some late submissions.***
Lavender Research Forum: Highlighting Undergraduate and Graduate LGBTQPA Research
CALL FOR STUDENT PAPERS
The UIC Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer People and Allies (LGBTQPA) Issues is accepting submissions for student research papers to be presented at the Lavender Research Forum on Monday, April 14, 2014 on the UIC Campus. Papers submitted for consideration should examine topics pertaining to LGBTQPA people, straight allies, and intersex people and communities. All applicants will be notified by March 10 if they have been selected to present at the Forum.
Awards: In addition to selection for presentation, the two papers most highly rated by the committee will be awarded monetary prizes: 1st prize: $200, 2nd Prize: $100.
Selection will be made by a review committee who will not know the paper’s author(s).
Rules for the 2014 Paper Competition
- Author(s) must be enrolled as undergraduate or graduate students at UIC
- Paper may have more than one author but all authors must be UIC students
- Author(s) can only submit one paper for consideration
- Original research must have IRB approval
- All authors must be available to present their work at the Forum
- The submission must follow the following format and content guidelines
- 10 pages maximum single space including references and appendices
- Cover page, with affiliation, short biography, lay abstract
- Narrative including introduction, literature review, design, findings, and significance
- Send questions about submission to Patricia O’Brien (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Submit paper only by email to Patricia O’Brien (email@example.com) with subject line: Lavender Research Forum
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: FEBRUARY 21, 2014, 4P.M.
THE LAVENDER RESEARCH FORUM IS ORGANIZED BY THE UIC CHANCELLOR’S COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF LGBTQPA ISSUES