Thirteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society
Emily Carr University of Art + Design
Vancouver, Canada
27–29 June 2018

2018 Call for Papers

We invite proposals for paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters/exhibits, virtual lightning talks, virtual posters, or colloquia addressing one of the following themes:

  • Theme 1: Arts Education
  • Theme 2: Arts Theory and History
  • Theme 3: New Media, Technology, and the Arts
  • Theme 4: Social, Political, and Community Agendas in the Arts
  • 2018 Special Focus - How Art Makes Things Happen: Situating Social Practice in Research, Practice, and Action

Become a Presenter

1 Submit a Proposal

If you would like to present, start by submitting a proposal. You will need the following: presentation type, short/long descriptions, keywords, focus, themes, and biographical information.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to submitting a presentation proposal. Submit your proposal here.

2 Get Accepted

After we receive your presentation proposal, it moves to the evaluation step. We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed between two to four weeks of submission.

See proposal deadlines below.

3 Register

Once your proposal is accepted, you must register before our Program Development team can schedule your presentation.

View our Step-by-Step Guide to the registration process. Submit your registration here.

Important Dates

We welcome the submission of proposals at any time of the year. All proposals will be reviewed within two to four weeks of submission. The dates below serve as a guideline for proposal submission based on our corresponding registration deadlines.

Proposal & Registration Dates

Proposal Deadlines

Advance Proposal Deadline 27 August 2017
Early Proposal Deadline 27 November 2017
Regular Proposal Deadline 27 March 2018
Late Proposal Deadline 27 May 2018

Registration Deadlines

Advance Registration Deadline 27 September 2017
Early Registration Deadline 27 December 2017
Regular Registration Deadline 27 May 2018
Late Registration Deadline 27 June 2018

Submit Your Proposal

Use the button below to submit a proposal for review.