Call for Papers and Proposals
76th Annual Conference
April 5-8, 2018
Palmer House Hilton, Chicago, IL
Antoine Banks, University of Maryland-College Park
Irfan Nooruddin, Georgetown University
S. Laurel Weldon, Purdue University
Papers, Roundtables, and Complete Panel Proposal
Deadline: October 6, 2017
Subfield Proposal and Working Group Deadline: December 8,
Instructions for Submitting Proposals
Proposals are to be submitted online using the 2018
Proposal Form once available on our website this summer.
Proposals should be submitted directly to the appropriate
section heads of the 2018 Program Committee using the online form. Do not send
the same proposal to more than two section heads. Submitting a proposal to two
section heads does not increase the chance of having the proposal accepted.
are offering to serve as a chair or discussant, please indicate your fields of
expertise and provide a statement of your interest. Individuals may participate
on no more than three panels, poster, JSS, or lightning talk sessions.
Participants may give two paper presentations (only one may be single
authored), and serve as a chair and/or discussant on a third session.
Roundtables are exempt from participation limits. Groups not affiliated with
MPSA that wish to sponsor sessions should contact the MPSA (firstname.lastname@example.org) to
meeting will take place over four days, on a Thursday morning through Sunday
afternoon schedule of sessions. By submitting a proposal, individuals agree to
be available to participate in sessions during any of the four days of the
conference. Request for specific days or times for participation are not
accepted, except for reasons related to religious observance or unusual family
circumstances. Though the MPSA does value teaching, approximately 80% of
attendees teach and we cannot schedule around teaching schedules. Special
scheduling requests must be submitted to email@example.com no later than
November 22, 2017.
Midwest Political Science Association reserves the right to accept or reject
any proposal received from an individual or individuals desiring to participate
in the annual meeting