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CLASS Annual Research Conference

CLASS Annual Research Conference 
Transformations in the Pacific 



Call for Paper and Presentation Abstracts  

  • General Submission Deadline February 3, 2016
  • Travel Grant Submission Deadline January 22, 2016

Scholars, artists, and students engaged in scholarly and creative work in all disciplines are invited to participate in the 37th Annual CLASS Research Conference held in conjunction with the University of Guam Charter Day, March 8, 2016. Presentations of papers, exhibits, panels, forums, workshops and performances are all welcome. Presentations via Skype will be accommodated. The Conference Committee solicits proposals from faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students in any discipline. Subject to availability of funds, we will offer several travel grants of US$500-$700 to off-island presenters. Travel grant applicants are required to complete a full online application, including an abstract of their paper, project or performance, by the January deadline. Off-island participants are also responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodations, including ascertaining visa requirements.

Presentations of all types are limited to:

  • 20 minutes for presentation
  • 5 minutes for discussion
  • An abstract of no more than 150 words

Alternate panels or performances can be organized upon request. Please contact urbanoj@triton.uog.edu before the February deadline to begin making arrangements. Requests made after the submission deadline may not be accommodated. Please note that rooms will be supplied with projectors only and presenters are required to provide their own laptop.

The University of Guam is committed to equal opportunity and full participation for persons with disabilities by providing access to its services and facilities through the ADA Office. Call 671-735-2995 or TDD 671-735-2243.

Register for the CLASS Annual Research Conference