*The deadline for paper/panel abstract submission for the "Migration Without Boundaries" Graduate Student Conference has been extended to August 1st, 2013.
Michigan State University will host the second annual graduate student research conference on migration, welcoming papers on the theme, “Migration Without Boundaries.” This conference aims to facilitate and foster an interdisciplinary, trans-institutional cohort of scholars at any stage of their graduate career, working on any thematic, conceptual, spatial, or temporal aspect of migration, from any disciplinary perspective. Submissions may include research proposals, research designs, dissertation or thesis chapters, methodological models, works in progress, outlines of dissertations, and preliminary research findings.
Michigan State University has over 30 renowned faculty members who work on migration, many of whom will serve as discussants. The conference will feature keynote speaker Dr. Donna Gabaccia of the Department of History at the University of Minnesota on the evening of Friday, October 4th. Paper sessions, and a plenary session featuring a panel of Michigan State migration scholars, will take place on Saturday, October 5th.
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