Current Call For Papers

Spring 2017 Conference

Date: March 3-4, 2017

Location: Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Conference Keynote Speakers: Thomas Tweed (University of Notre Dame) and David Gushee (Mercer University), "Religion in Higher Education"

The deadline for proposal submissions has been extended to January 17, 2017

  • Authors may submit a 400 to 500 word proposal for individual papers or for panels of papers. 
  • The proposal form requires you to submit your proposal to a single section chair.  Please also cc the Vice President and Program Chair of the Conference,
  • Descriptions of each section are listed on the Section Chairs web page. If you have any questions about whether your proposal is appropriate for a particular section, please contact that section’s chair. 
  • If you feel your proposal does not fit into any of our current sections, you may submit it to the Special Topics section. 
  • While at least one Special Topics session may be related to the theme addressed by the conference speaker, proposals to Special Topics (or any other section) need not be tailored to fit the themes addressed in the plenary session. 
  • Creative, unconventional, interactive session formats are encouraged. 
  • You may also opt to submit a proposal for a poster if that better suits your project; just indicate this in the proposal itself. 
  • If you are interested in organizing a panel, email the section chair directly.

Please observe these restrictions:

  1. You may submit up to two different proposals to a single section.
  2. You may submit up to two different proposals to two different sections.
  3. You may not submit the same proposal to two different sections.

Notification of acceptance/rejection will be sent out at the beginning of February.

Click on the PDF link below to submit a proposal. Deadline: January 17, 2017.

AAR MidWest Region,
Jan 4, 2017, 1:20 PM