Call for papers and presentations: Annual research conference to feature New Zealand-based artist Michel Tuffery

Call for papers and presentations: Annual research conference to feature New Zealand-based artist Michel Tuffery

Call for papers and presentations: Annual research conference to feature New Zealand-based artist Michel Tuffery


1/20/2023

A photo of Michel Tuffery
New Zealand-based artist Michel Tuffery, of Samoan, Rarotongan and Ma’ohi Tahitian heritage, will be the keynote speaker at the 44th Annual Research Conference on campus at UOG on March 10. Photo courtesy of Michel Tuffery

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will hold the 44th Annual Research Conference in person and on campus at the University of Guam on March 10, 2023.

In celebration of the many social, cultural, and political crosscurrents at work within the island and region, the theme of this year’s conference is “Crosscurrents in Conversations: Negotiating Place With/In Oceania.”

New Zealand-based artist Michel Tuffery, of Samoan, Rarotongan and Ma’ohi Tahitian heritage, will be this year’s keynote speaker. Tuffery’s work focuses on environmental, community, cultural and art historical divides

Tuffery is a passionate educator who empowers youth through residencies and workshops and has undertaken research in the United States, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Asia, India, Australia as well as in New Zealand and the Pacific.

Academics, artists, activists, and students engaged in scholarly and creative work in all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts of their work relating to the conference theme. Presentations of papers, posters, exhibits, panels, forums, workshops, and performances are all welcome. The submission deadline is Feb. 3, 2023.

Academics, artists, activists, and students engaged in scholarly and creative work in all disciplines are invited to submit abstracts of their work relating to the conference theme.

Presentations of papers, posters, exhibits, panels, forums, workshops, and performances are all welcome.

Presentations of all types are limited to:

  • 20 minutes per presentation
  • 5 minutes for discussion
  • An abstract of no more than 150 words
  • Real-time presentations (not prerecorded)
  • Submissions for virtual presentations will be considered

Any questions about submissions may be sent to arc@triton.uog.edu before the deadline.

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.