Fifteenth International Conference on the Arts in Society
NUI Galway
Galway, Ireland
24–26 June 2020

2020 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: The Arts in Social, Political, and Community Life
  • 2020 Special Focus - Against the Grain: Arts and the Crisis of Democracy

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.

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.

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.

Registration Dates


Once your proposal is accepted register by one of the deadlines below to be scheduled as a presenter.

Advance Registration Deadline 24 September 2019
Early Registration Deadline 24 December 2019
Regular Registration Deadline 24 May 2020
Late Registration Deadline 24 June 2020

Submit Your Proposal

Current proposal submission deadline:

24 November 2019 *