Arteries 2011

The fourth annual ARTeries Research Essay Conference is just around the corner!

ARTeries aims to provide a forum for registered Ryerson undergraduate students to present their best essays to their peers. Hosted by the Faculty of Arts, ARTeries 2011 will promote undergraduate research through the sharing of ideas within and across disciplines.

We welcome essays that are related to the humanities and social sciences. More specifically, we are looking for papers on Caribbean Studies; Criminal Justice and Criminology; Economics; English; French; Spanish; Geography; History; Music; Philosophy; Politics and Governance/Public Administration; Psychology; and Sociology.

Important Dates:
Final date to submit entries January 24th, 2011
Selected participants will be contacted by February 7th, 2011
The fourth ARTeries conference takes place on March 4th, 2011

Any current Ryerson undergraduate student is eligible to submit a paper.

Submitting an Essay:
Essays should be a minimum of 5 pages in length, and authors should be able to present their work in no more than 20 minutes. To ensure anonymous evaluation, submissions should not contain a title page or any indication of the author’s name or department, school, program or course. Students may only submit one essay, and should consider their submissions carefully.

Essays should be submitted electronically, as an attachment (.doc, .docx), to the following address:

The body of your email must include the following: your full name; student number; program of study; year of study; email address; title of the essay, and a short summary of the essay (no more than 200 words).

In addition, please submit a 150 word biography and a photograph of yourself (no more than 250×250, in .jpg format). Please be advised that if selected to present at Arteries, this information will be used on the Ryerson website and the Arteries blog.

Submission deadline:
All submissions must be received via email by January 24th, 2010, 11:59pm.

Selection Process:
A panel of three professors and three senior students from the Faculty of Arts will review all submissions. Students whose essays have been selected will present their work in short sessions on March 4th, 2011.


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