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2023 Conference Guideline

The conference will take place in person at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, TX
May 18-20, 2023

~~Virtual panels are not allowed~~


In order for panels, roundtable and individual proposals to be considered, your AAIS membership must be current and active.

o You must renew your AAIS membership by February 1, 2023.

o Your Association membership will be valid until January 31, 2024.

o No panels will be accepted with participants who do not have active membership.

o All participants must register for the conference, and pay registration fees (different from membership dues).

Registration fees will be announced shortly.

Please note: Payments for both membership and conference registration fees will be processed online-only.

AAIS 2023: Deadlines at a glance

CfPs (for proposed panels and roundtable) will not be submitted to the conference committee for approval.

~~ CfPs must be posted directly in the AAIS forums ~~

CfPs will be included weekly in the newsletter and then listed in a single document before December 10.

January 27, 2023: All proposals due to panel and roundtable organizers with title, brief abstract (150-200 words), and short bio.

February 1, 2023: All proposed Conference participants must have renewed and current, active membership (with paid membership dues).

February 14, 2023: All completed panels and roundtables due at (please see below for proper formatting).

February 23, 2023: Organizers will receive notification of panel acceptances.

March 30, 2023: Early Bird Conference Registration closes.

April 30, 2023: All AAIS 2023 participants must have paid conference registration fees.

Please use the following for each proposed panel or roundtable:


Organizer: Name, Affiliation, email address;

Chair (if different from Organizer): Name, Affiliation;

Name, Affiliation, Title of presentation in quotation marks for each session participant;

Name, Affiliation for each roundtable participant.

Questions? Please write to


  • In order to organize a panel or roundtable, you must be a member in good standing of the AAIS. Non-members may not organize sessions. Membership renewal is available here

  • Panels and roundtables with fewer than three speakers or participants will not be accepted.

  • In proposing panels and roundtables, please include no more than two individuals from any single institution.

  • All participants in a panel or roundtable must be AAIS members by February 1, 2023. Sessions including non-members will not be included in the program.

  • Caucus meetings could be scheduled during the conference or virtually outside or conference dates.

  • Graduate students at the PhD level (not only ABD) are invited to participate. No supporting letter from the dissertation director will be required.

NB: A delegate may read no more than one paper, chair a panel, and participate in one roundtable.




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