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Graduate Student Symposium

The LAS Graduate Student Council presents:

The LAS Graduate Arts and Scholarship Conference

Disciplines in Dialogue

Saturday, April 20, 2024
1:00pm-5:00pm
Student Center, DePaul University
Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Submission Deadline is Friday, March 1, 2024

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences is excited to celebrate the scholarly and creative work of graduate students from LAS. In continuation of our 2023 theme “Disciplines in Dialogue”, our 2024 theme is “Disciplines in Action.” This conference offers you, the LAS graduate students, an opportunity to share your work through paper presentations, roundtable discussions and innovative showcases.

Invitation for Submission

Participation offers you an opportunity to deepen your skills, build your resume or CV and network. The conference is a friendly and professional environment for students, faculty, alumni, and friends to engage with the relevant issues facing our society today. All participants who present their work will receive a Certificate of Completion as well as recognition from the LAS Dean in the conference program, and a chance to win small prizes.

For detailed information on submission, please see Guidelines.​

Ready to Submit?

The deadline for all the submissions is Friday, March 1, 2024.


Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely, as long as you are both graduate students at DePaul.

For presentations we will ask that you upload your presentation, which will be accessible via a laptop at the conference. For showcases, a table will be provided to set up your poster or materials. For roundtable discussion, please provide any handouts or information to share; roundtables will not include technology equipment.

Yes, we will offer a workshop to orient all presenters to the format, guidelines, and expectations of the presentations. The workshop will be held for all accepted submissions 2-3 weeks prior to the symposium.

Yes, there will be food and beverages.

Absolutely, we would love to see your friends and family?

No, but you will receive a Certificate of Completion and you can add your accomplishment to your resume or CV.