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Call for Papers – World Universities Forum, British Columbia, Canada

Call for Papers – World Universities Forum, British Columbia, Canada, 10-11 January

Sixth World Universities Forum, University of British Columbia – Robson Square, Vancouver, Canada, 10-11 January 2013

The World Universities Forum (WUF) is interdisciplinary in scope, and seeks to explore the meaning and purposes of the academy in times of striking social transformation. The WUF brings together university administrators, teachers, and researchers to discuss the prospects of the academy and to exemplify or imagine ways in which the university can take a leading and constructive role in the transformations of our times.

Presentations concerning the University are welcome, and should focus on areas such as, but are not limited to:

  • In the Interest of the Academy: Perspectives on the Nature, Purpose, and Working of the University
  • Academic Interests: Setting Intellectual and Practical Agendas

Presenters will have the option to submit to be published in the refereed “Journal of the World Universities Forum.”

Proposals must be in English, include a title, a 20-30 word “Short Description” (thesis statement), a 200-300 word “Long Description” (abstract), and can be submitted through our website: http://ontheuniversity.com/conference-2013/call-for-papers/.

Virtual Proposals/Registrations, as well as Non-Presenter Registrations are encouraged.

Upcoming Deadline: 10 May 2012. (Subsequent Deadlines will be announced on our website).


About judithcoe

I am a retired music professor emerita, faculty development champion, SoTL practitioner mentor and trainer, technology geek, fulbright alum, cultural ambassador, digital explorer, artist, and observer with a passion for Irish land- and seascapes, music and literature, Blasket Island people and culture, and the sea.


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