CALL FOR PRESENTERS – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO AUGUST 1
2016 Annual Conference Presenters Guidelines
SESSION PRESENTERS GUIDELINES Share your presentations in a breakout session or panel discussion.
• Selected presenters will appeal widely and thoughtfully to Fulbright Association members and help launch future work by session participants and others consistent with the Fulbright Mission.
• Eligible presenters include individual and institutional Fulbright Association members as well as prospective members working in areas related to the Fulbright ideals.
• General Guidelines for submitting a good proposal.
ROUNDTABLE PRESENTERS GUIDELINES Share your research with colleagues in a roundtable discussion with other presenters.
• Discussion format is a seated, author-led discussion that includes other authors and attendees.
• Discussion segments are timed by Roundtable Program Chair.
• Attendees may move from table to table as new discussions begin.
• Handouts and laptop files are encouraged; WIFI and projectors will not be available.
• The macro session of individual roundtables is held in one salon.
SELMA JEANNE COHEN FUND PRESENTERS Are you a pioneering dance scholar and Fulbrighter? Share your talent with the Fulbright community at this year’s conference by applying to be the 2016 Selma Jeanne Cohen Fund scholarship awardee.
The Selma Jeanne Cohen Fund for International Scholarship on Dance enables a dance scholar to present a major paper on previously unpublished research at our 2016 Annual Conference. The 2016 Lecturer will be selected based on guidelines developed by the late Dr. Selma Jeanne Cohen, dance historian and founding editor of the International Encyclopedia of Dance, whose generous endowment gift supports this lecture program.
• Selma Jeanne Cohen Fund provides an honorarium, round-trip travel and per diem to the selected dance scholar to attend and present at the 2016 Fulbright Association conference.
• Applicants are encouraged to make presentations interactive, through multimedia and dance demonstrations.
• Competition is open to all dance scholars in any field of dance and may be residents of any country.
• Lectures must be based on previously unpublished research and not presented at other conferences.
• Selection based on the quality of your presentation plan, qualifications, dance demonstration and references.
• Application should include an assessment of the impact of your own Fulbright or other international exchange experience on your work in the field of dance, when possible. It may also include a general assessment of the Fulbright Program’s impact on the field of dance in a particular country or region.
Selection Process The award recipient will be selected through a competitive process. Decisions will be made by the Cohen Selection Committee.
Application Procedure • Please include cover letter, no longer than one page in length, briefly describing your proposal.
• Include a narrative of no longer than ten pages, double-spaced (3,750 word limit), describing the research or scholarly work to be presented and its significance in advancing dance scholarship and addressing the guidelines above.
• Include a presentation plan for a conference presentation of NO LONGER than one hour’s length. The presentation plan must include a lecture of no longer than 30 minutes and a 30-minute Q & A period.
• Provide two letters of reference from individuals well acquainted with your work as a dance scholar.
• Provide a copy of your resume or CV.
Application Deadline • Applications for the 2016 award must be received electronically by COB August 1.
• The lecturer must agree to attend the Fulbright Association conference and make his or her presentation on the date requested by the Fulbright Association. The recipient will be expected to have his or her own health, travel, and other necessary insurance.
Submissions: Submit applications by June 30 to firstname.lastname@example.org.Please note in the subject line: “Cohen Lecture Submission.”
YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR SOCIAL INNOVATION CHALLENGE GUIDELINES The Fulbright Association’s Annual Conference will provide a platform for Fulbright alumni to pitch their ideas and inspire social change through our premiere social innovation competition – bringing together social entrepreneurs from around the U.S.
The Association invites alumni to participate in its Social Innovation Challenge to generate ideas for innovative ventures that respond to a social, economic, environmental or justice issue of their choice, and compete for seed funding to launch or expand their ventures. Social ventures may be for-profit, nonprofit or hybrid models with a domestic or international focus on how they are solving a real-life problem.
the following in a one or two page proposal:
What problem are you proposing to solve?
How do you propose to do it?
What is innovative about this idea? Will it work?
The submission should also have:
One page describing project, budget and marketing plan.
You have till August 1 to submit your social innovation idea.
Final Event:November 11, 2016 Submissions: Submit your idea/proposals by August 1 to email@example.com
FULBRIGHT FILM FESTIVAL GUIDELINES At this year’s conference, the Fulbright Association will incorporate Fulbright alumni stories on film. Alumni are invited to submit your feature video/audio – share your inspiring story of your Fulbright experience or highlight an international issue.
• Length of video/audio should not exceed five minutes.
• Documentary or film should not exceed twenty minutes
Film Festival Dates:November 10-12, 2016 Submissions: Submit your proposal via this Submission Form by August 1 to firstname.lastname@example.org share your video/audio via YouTube.
FULBRIGHT ART EXHIBITION GUIDELINES Celebrating Our Planet: The Artist’s Perspective
This year’s conference will bring back a Fulbright alumni art exhibit. Alumni are invited to submit artwork that shares their Fulbright experience.
• U.S. Fulbright alumni producing fine art as well as documentary work are encouraged to apply.
• Work may examine culture, sense of place, tradition, religion, landscape or any other subject that reflects upon the richness of our global community.
• Applicants would likely have been grant recipients in the area of fine art or media-intensive disciplines.
• 6-10 sample images provided should be representative of a coherent body of work.
• Creative style and point of view are significant.
• Exhibition for two-dimensional work only including but not limited to painting, drawing (including watercolor, pastels, etc.), collage, prints (e.g., lithograph, etching, silkscreen), and photographs. (We are not looking for nice travel pictures.)
• Longest dimension of framed work should not exceed 36 inches.
• All work must be delivered wired for hanging or safely hangable on wall cleats.
• $20 non-refundable entrance fee helps support this exhibition showcasing alumni.
• The work may have been made during or after the actual grant period and reflect the theme: Celebrating Our Planet: The Artist’s Perspective • Submission specifics forthcoming so please consider work you would like to exhibit!
Exhibition Dates:November 10 – December 18, 2016 Submissions: Artwork submissions are due August 1.
• Artwork should not be larger than 24 by 36 inches in either direction.
• The picture should have the name, title, price and size listed.
• There will be a 25% commission to the FA if the artist decides to sell work.
Submit jpegs of images, sculptures or artwork to email@example.com. The exhibition will be held at the Gelman Library, George Washington University, 2130 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052.