Wason Conference - Paper Submission

Paper Submission

Proposals are welcome from academics, librarians, graduate and undergraduate students. Continuing with the WCILCOS tradition, the conference will accept papers in English, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. For individual papers please submit a 300-500 word abstract and a brief personal bio. Abstracts should include email address. For panel presentations, please submit a panel abstract of 450 words or less, along with the names and paper titles of each presenter, contact email information for the primary contact person, and a brief bio for each presenter. Panels should include three to four presenters. We will provide moderators for each panel session.

Please email the abstract and proposal to wason2018@cornell.edu. All abstracts and bios should be sent in one single attachment in Microsoft Word document (.doc) format. Name the attachment with your last name and the words “paper proposal” (for individual paper) or the panel organizer's last name and the words “panel proposal” (for panel presentation). The text should be prepared on letter/A4 size paper (8.5”x11”), single-spaced, and in 12-point font.  

Important Deadlines:

  • Abstract Submission due by August 1, 2018
  • Acceptance notifications will be sent by August 15, 2018
  • The conference will select high-quality papers to be published.


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