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National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME): Call for Presentations

The Tennessee chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) is issuing a call for proposals for the chapter’s first conference, to be held July 19, 2019, on the campus of Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, Tennessee. They invite traditional presentations, panel discussions, and poster presentations on research, scholarly, classroom, or community activity related to the conference theme: Educate, Embrace, Appreciate: Building Equitable and Diverse Communities.

They are now accepting proposals for 50-minute traditional, panel, or poster sessionsDeadline for submitting proposals is 11:59 p.m. CST on January 31, 2019. Notice of acceptance or rejection will be sent no later than February 28, 2019. Conference registration opens Feb. 15 with an early-bird rate of $70 for professionals and $50 for students. After April 15, conference rates for professionals will increase to $85. If accepted for conference registration, all presenters must register in advance and pay in full in order to be included in the conference. Submissions are limited to two proposals per person. Conference registration information and hotel information will be available soon on the Tennessee NAME website and also will be sent via email to authors of accepted proposals. Watch for the reveal of keynote speakers, our conference artist, and other conference events in upcoming website posts and emails. For questions, email


To submit a conference proposal, link to this website and complete the form. Separate files cannot be uploaded, but you may copy and paste from a word processor into the form. Be certain to complete each field, noting the word limitations.