6th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Symposium for Graduate School Students
Sustaining Jesuit Ideals: Exploring the Extraordinary
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Crown Center, Lake Shore Campus
Official Call for Abstracts
Submission Deadline: March 1, 2013
The Graduate School and the Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) will host its interdisciplinary research symposium as a forum for Loyola graduate students to present their scholarly work on Saturday, April 20, 2013 in the Crown Center at the Lake Shore Campus. The goal of the Interdisciplinary Research Symposium is to provide participants an appreciation of how Loyola graduate students are incorporating the Jesuit ideals within their research.
The theme of this year’s symposium is Sustaining Jesuit Ideals: Exploring the Extraordinary. We invite graduate students to display your research based upon one of the Jesuit ideals:
- Community & Social Justice
- Global Awareness & Sustainability
- Innovative Approaches
- Religious Experience & Faith
- Values & Culture
Present your work in the form of either as a paper presentation or as a poster presentation. The theme will be very broadly defined and all applications are encouraged. Please rank the top three Jesuit ideals you think best exemplifies you research and provide a one sentence explanation for each. Panel sessions and poster categorizations will be composed upon these Jesuit ideals.
Monetary awards will be given to the top paper presenters and poster presenters.
Submissions are due Friday, March 1, 2013 at 5:00pm and must be submitted electronically to GSAC@luc.edu.
Submissions should include keywords that broadly describe the research particularly paying attention to individuals not familiar with the discipline. Include an abstract (maximum 250 words) and a brief bio (maximum 50‐100 words) as a Word document.
Any questions about whether your research is applicable or other general questions, please contact GSAC at GSAC@luc.edu.
This research symposium is part of Loyola's Weekend of Excellence.