Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs


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2017 Annual Faculty Nominations Due March 31, 2017

The AGLSP Annual Faculty Award is offered each year by the Association to honor an outstanding faculty member who teaches within graduate liberal studies (GLS). The award was established by the Association’s Board of Directors in 1991 to recognize outstanding faculty who exemplify the qualities of interdisciplinary, liberal teaching and who have participated significantly in teaching or advising students and/or have actively participated in other faculty service in a graduate liberal studies program.

The award is a prestigious recognition of an individual associated with a member program who has made a considerable contribution to interdisciplinary liberal studies teaching and advising. The recipient will receive a plaque and $1,000 cash award. Click here for more information.

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2017 Confluence Student Writing Awards Nominations Due February 28, 2017

Each year the AGLSP Board, in cooperation with the Editorial Board of Confluence, highlights the quality of student work produced in member programs by awarding the Excellence in Interdisciplinary Writing award and the Excellence in Creative Writing award. The first award celebrates interdisciplinary inquiry as the central intellectual practice of Graduate Liberal Studies and critical writing as a foundational tool of graduate study, whereas the second award celebrates creative writing as a form of inquiry, art, and expression. Each award may be given to any current student or recent graduate (up to one-year post-graduation) of an AGLSP institutional member program in good standing.

Directors of any AGLSP institutional member program may nominate up to two entries per award each year, based on a screening procedure agreed upon by the program’s regular faculty. Only one piece by each author may be nominated. Nominations must be addressed to the Editorial Board and submitted by the director to the AGLSP National Office by the due date (usually in late February). Submissions may include any work written as part of the author's graduate work during the previous calendar year. The author of each winning submission will receive a prize of $500 and will be invited to attend the Annual Conference to receive the award in person; additionally, both winning submissions will be published in the fall issue of Confluence to coincide with the Annual Conference. Although only one award is given per category each year, runner-up submissions may also be considered for publication in Confluence. Previous award winning pieces can be found on the Confluence website. Click here for more information.

Click here for the 2017 Call for Nominations flyer

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2017 Regional Graduate Liberal Studies Conference Proposals Due January 16th

2017 Regional Graduate Liberal Studies Conference
Hosted by East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee
April 7-8, 2017
Deadline for abstract submission January 16, 2017
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Call for proposals: The 2017 GLS Conference is open to proposals from faculty, students, and alumni in any area of graduate liberal studies, including but not limited to any relevant cultural, historical, or contemporary issues. Proposals will be accepted for papers, media presentations, roundtable discussions of ongoing research, and pre-arranged panels. Please include your full name, graduate program affiliation and institution, title of presentation, phone number, e-mail and mailing address with your proposal. Proposals for individual presentations of papers or demonstrations must be a maximum of 500 word abstracts; individual presentations will be approximately 20 minutes long. Proposals for roundtable discussions and pre-arranged panels must include a proposal from each panel member of approximately 300 words, plus one summary group proposal of approximately 100 words. Discussions and panels will be 30 minutes long. Click here for more information.

Deadline for abstract submission January 16, 2017 Send to:

Sponsored by:
ETSU Master of Arts in Liberal Studies
ETSU Appalachian Studies Department
University of North Carolina Asheville Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences
North Carolina State Master of Arts in Liberal Studies

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