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The John Wicks Dissertation Competition is closed; travel grants remain open

by WSSA Admin,
Published on January 21, 2017

The process for submission of papers for the John Wicks Dissertation Competition  of 2017 is now closed. Submissions for the 2018 conference will open on or around October 1, 2017.   A Call for Papers for the Competition will be sent out in August or September to previous attendees, and to the social science departments of institutions in the area in and around San Antonio, the location of the 2018 conference. Prospective competitors may contact the WSSA Student Grants & Awards Coordinator, AFTER October 1, 2017, with inquiries about the Competition.  

The Student Paper Competition for 2017 is now closed

by WSSA Admin,
Published on January 17, 2017

The process for submission of papers for the Student Paper Competition  of 2017 is now closed. Submissions for the 2018 conference will open on or around October 1, 2017.   A Call for Papers for the Competition will be sent out in August or September to previous attendees, and to the social science departments of institutions in the area in and around San Antonio, the location of the 2018 conference. Prospective competitors may contact the WSSA Student Grants & Awards Coordinator, AFTER October 1, 2017, with inquiries about the Competition.  

Submission of proposals for papers/panels/roundtables, and the poster session, is now closed

by WSSA Admin,
Published on January 17, 2017

The process for submission of proposals for papers/panels/roundtables, and for the poster session, for the 2017 conference is now closed.

Formal submissions of papers/panels/roundtables for the 2018 conference will open on or around October 1, 2017, but prospective presenters may contact section coordinators, AFTER April 2017, with inquiries about that section's probable needs for 2018.  A Call for Papers for that conference will be issued on or around September 1, 2017.

A Call for Posters will be issued at about the same time.


Submissions for the John Wicks Dissertation competition and the Student Travel Grants remain open.

by WSSA Admin,
Published on January 17, 2017

Submissions for the John Wicks Dissertation Competition will close on January 20.  The deadline for applications for the Student Travel Grants is February 15.  REMINDER : both travel grants and the dissertation award will only be given to students who submitted their papers to the appropriate section by the paper submission deadline, or who are participating in panels or roundtables for which submission was made to the appropriate section by the submission deadline. 

Submission of proposals for PAPERS/PANELS/ROUNDTABLES for the 2017 conference is now closed.

by WSSA Admin,
Published on December 11, 2016

The process for submission of proposals for papers/panels/roundtables for the 2017 conference is now closed. Formal submissions for the 2018 conference will open on or around October 1, 2017, but prospective presenters may contact section coordinators, AFTER April 2017, with inquiries about that section's probable needs for 2018.