2013 Conference, Ripon College
Friday, Oct. 11
WSA will join the Wisconsin Political Science Association (WPSA) for our annual conference on Friday, October 11, 2013 at Ripon College.
The theme for this year’s conference will be “The Global Financial Crisis and its Social, Cultural, and Political Consequences.” This theme reflects the many fiscal challenges that we are facing in our social and political worlds and the consequences of them.
Hotel accommodations for the conference have been reserved at the Comfort Suites located at 2 Westgate Drive in Ripon, WI. Rooms must be booked before September 9, 2013 or they will be released. Rooms will be charged at $74.90/night. State employees will be charged $70/night, and must provide proof of state employment at check-in. When making reservations please identify yourself as a participant in the WSA/WPSA conference, and indicate if you are a state employee. The phone number for the hotel is 920-748-5500.
All ideas for paper sessions, roundtables, panels, and other presentations that relate to this theme are welcome. Papers and Sessions not related to the theme are also welcome. The conference will feature traditional research panels, as well as sessions related to teaching, including experiential learning, education abroad, online education, assessment: courses, programs, competencies, and/or other teaching and education related topics. If you have an idea for a session or presentation, please contact: Jacqueline Clark, President, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students are also encouraged to participate in the conference, as well as to submit papers to the annual undergraduate student paper competition. Information about the student paper competition can be found at http://www.uwrf.edu/SOCI/WSA/Index.cfm.