Call for Submissions

Dividing Lines 2020

The 2nd Annual Dividing Lines Symposium is a conference and peacebuilding initiative developed with the goal of providing space for interdisciplinary study, cross-cultural communication and understanding of African American and Native American populations. In our second year, we are issuing a call for paper presentations, panels and poster submissions. The symposium will take place February 7th and 8th, 2020 at Kennesaw State University’s Sturgis Library in Kennesaw, GA. 

We are seeking individual presenters, panels totaling no more than four (4) participants, and academic posters based on any topic related to African and Native American social, ethnic and cultural interactions throughout the Americas. Dividing Lines is an interdisciplinary symposium; therefore, we encourage relevant submissions from all academic disciplines. Submissions focused on African, African American, Native American or Latino/a topics will also be considered.

Submission Requirements:
-    Title of Presentation/Poster
-    250-350 Word Abstract
-    Brief Bio not exceeding 150 words

(if a panel, one bio per each panelist)
-    Explanation as to why the proposed topic is suitable/relevant for the Dividing Lines Symposium
-    Submissions must be .doc, .docx, .pdf file only