Call for Panel Proposals, Victoria 2013
EPTC/TCEP welcomes proposals for panels in any area relevant to EPTC/TCEP EPTC/TCEP welcomes proposals for panels in any area relevant to EPTC/TCEP's areas of interest. If you are interested in organizing a panel for the 2013 EPTC/TCEP Annual Conference at the Congress of the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (to be held in early June at the University of Victoria, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada), please:
- Prepare a brief description of the panel (no more than 250 words) that includes a description of the topic to be addressed and a justification for the topic?s relevancy and timeliness, particularly with reference to EPTC/TCEP's mandate.
- Suggest how many papers will be included in your panel (maximum 7, but normally 3 or 4). Please note that if your panel is accepted, EPTC may not be able to accommodate your request, but you will be notified, along with your panel acceptance, of how many slots have been allotted to your panel.
- Submit the above to ChloŽ Taylor at chloe.taylor@ualberta no later than September 1, 2012. Decisions will be made and communicated no later than October 1, 2012.
Please note that panel organizers will be responsible for:
- Drafting and circulating the panel's CFP. If you would like it to be included in the Fall 2012 edition of EPTC/TCEP's newsletter, it must be submitted to Matthew King (email@example.com) immediately upon notification of acceptance
- Collecting submissions and fielding inquiries
- Organizing and undertaking blind review of panel submissions
- Organizing chairs and commentators for your panel sessions
- Regularly updating program coordinators of the status of the panel and notifying them in a timely fashion of any changes to the panel. (Note: generally, we will not be able to accommodate more paper slots than originally proposed and allotted)
While we understand that unforeseeable events may occur, please note that panel slots are coveted and competitive and that your submission of a proposal indicates that you feel reasonably confident that you will be able to fill your proposed slots with high quality papers.
Panel selection criteria:
- Relevance and timeliness of proposed topic
- Thematic complementarity with other selected panels, and panels of previous years (i.e. avoiding redundancy but continuing and expanding fruitful directions of inquiry)
- Panel organizer's prior knowledge of, involvement in, and commitment to ETPC/TCEP