CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS
FIMS/MUSIC/LAW (FIMULAW) Interdisciplinary Research Day
Friday, March 22, 2019
The Faculties of Music, Information and Media Studies, and Law invite graduate students and faculty to submit a poster, panel presentation, lightning talk, and/or performance presentation to our 2019 FIMULAW Interdisciplinary Research Day. The FIMULAW Interdisciplinary Research Day provides faculty and graduate students an opportunity to present their work and to engage with an interdisciplinary audience on matters of importance to researchers across disciplines. Graduate students and faculty are welcome to reuse posters and presentations from previous conferences.
FIMULAW Interdisciplinary Research Day is made possible through the generous support of Research Western and the Faculties of Information and Media Studies, Music, and Law.
SUBMISSIONS FROM GRADUATE STUDENTS AND FACULTY FOR ALL PRESENTATION TYPES ARE WELCOME. DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS, HOWEVER, YOUR DESIRED PRESENTATION FORMAT CANNOT BE GUARANTEED. YOU MAY SUBMIT MORE THAN ONE ABSTRACT FOR CONSIDERATION.
· Panelists should speak to this year’s topic of “interdisciplinary connections”.
· Submit an abstract of no more than 300 words, including a brief description of the ways in which your research connects to FIMS, Law, and/or Music.
· Panelists will be given 10 minutes to speak on their topic. A question and answer period will follow roundtable discussions and is not included in the time limit.
· Posters on any and all topics relating to FIMS, Music, or Law research will be considered.
· An emphasis on interdisciplinarity is preferred.
· Submit a brief description (50-100 words) and poster title for consideration.
· Posters will be presented in electronic format only.
· Recommended poster dimensions: 1920 x 1080 pixels – if using Power Point: Design tab, Page Setup, select On-screen Show [16:9]. Save as PNG.
· Posters from previous presentations are welcome.
A Research Poster Workshop will be offered by members of the FIMULAW organizing committee for those students who may be unfamiliar with the process of creating a research poster. You can sign up for this workshop when submitting your abstract, or email Laura Curtis for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIGHTNING TALK PRESENTATIONS
· Lightning talks on any and all topics relating to FIMS, Music, or Law research will be considered.
· Lightning talk participants will be given exactly 3 minutes to present. Visual aids are welcome, but not required.
· An emphasis on interdisciplinarity is preferred
· Submit a brief description (50-100 words) and presentation title for consideration.
· Solo or Chamber Music presentations on creative process exploring any repertoire or context are welcomed.
· Presentations should include performance and discussion of creative process.
· Performance Presentations are limited to 15 minutes, including set-up
· Submit a brief description (50-100 words) and suggested work(s) for consideration.
Please follow this link to the FIMULAW Application Form and submit your response by
January 31, 2019 February 7, 2019
Successful submissions will be notified by Thursday, February 14, 2019.
Questions? Please contact Laura Curtis (PhD Student, Faculty of Music) – email@example.com