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RISE Conference 2021 Call for Papers

The Texas A&M Race, Identity & Social Equity (RISE) Program Committee invites proposals for the fourth annual conference that will take place virtually on Thursday and Friday, March 25-26, 2021. We welcome proposals for panels, individual papers, workshops, and alternative session formats that allow for audience participation and community engagement in a virtual format. We encourage submissions from undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, and staff that would like to present research focused in the RISE areas. The RISE initiative provides a year-long research opportunity for undergraduate students at Texas A&M, culminating with presentations of the research at the RISE Conference.  The RISE Conference also seeks to provide an opportunity for a campus wide discussion around significant issues of race, identity, and social equity on campus, in the nation, and on a global scale. To learn more about the RISE initiative please visit our webpage at

All submissions should be completed electronically at and are due by January 11, 2021.

You will need the following information to complete your submission:

  • Presenter(s) name, department/unit, and university affiliation (Maximum of four presenters)
  • Presentation title
  • Presentation format
  • Short description (for use in conference program)
  • Paper abstract or detailed panel/workshop description

If you have any questions regarding the call for papers, contact:


Mark Dawson  | Student Affairs Coordinator
Division of Student Affairs | Texas A&M University
1121 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843-1121

ph: 979.862.2000 | |