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Late-Breaking Sessions Proposal Submission Types for the AAA Annual Meeting

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Late-Breaking Sessions Proposal Submission Types 

The submission portal will accept Late-Breaking proposal submissions from August 12 through September 9 at 3 pm Eastern. 

Accept/decline notifications will be sent during the week of October 9.

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Late-Breaking Session Information Highlights

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Submission Criteria

Abstracts are considered "late-breaking" if the submission meets the following criteria:

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Late-Breaking Themes

The topical themes for this year's Annual Meeting Late-Breaking Sessions are still to be determined.

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Review Criteria

All Late-Breaking submissions will be reviewed using the following questions:

On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being the least and 5 being the most, to what extent does the Late breaking session:

  1. Connect anthropological knowledge to current events with a newsworthy hook?
  2. Make a strong connection to the main Annual Meeting theme, Truth and Responsibility?
  3. Directly concern one of this year's Late-Breaking themes OR make a compelling case for presenting insights concerning another category of current events?
  4. Promise a thoughtful, intellectually rigorous treatment of the subject matter from people with direct research experience OR a position of formal responsibility for the subject in question?

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Eligibility and FAQs

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Timeline

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Proposal Categories/Submission Formats

There are three formats for Late-Breaking Sessions:

If you are submitting as an individual, you must choose the Individual Gallery Proposal Category

If you are submitting as a group of four to seven people, you may choose either the Oral or Roundtable Proposal Category.

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Submission Options for Individuals

Individual Gallery (Poster)

>> Individual Galleries allow for an individual's work to be displayed via a poster format. If accepted on the scholarly program, they will be assigned a timeslot with posters of similar thematic topics.

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Submission Portal

The submission portal for Late-Breaking Sessions will open on Wednesday, August 12.
Deadline:  3:00 pm Eastern on Wednesday, September 9.

Submissions must be started prior to 3:00 pm Eastern (September 9) to be considered. The portal will not accept new submissions after this time.
Submitters with active submissions will have until 3:00 pm Eastern to finalize and submit.

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Submission Options for Groups of Four or More

Oral Presentation Session

>> A lecture-based panel WITH seven (7), 15-minute timeslots for paper presentations and/or moderated discussion.

** Oral Presentation Session note: There are only seven (7), 15-minute timeslots designated for Oral Presentation sessions. Organizers and chairs do not have timed roles, and therefore do not count toward the timeslot limit. Discussant and paper presenter roles are timed, so you cannot exceed seven (7) total discussants or paper presenters for this session type.

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Roundtable

>> A discussion-based panel WITHOUT papers or timed 15-minute presentations.

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Submission Portal

The submission portal for Late-Breaking Sessions will open on Wednesday, August 12.
Deadline:  3:00 pm Eastern on Wednesday, September 9.

Submissions must be started prior to 3:00 pm Eastern (September 9) to be considered.
The portal will not accept new submissions after this time.
Submitters with active submissions will have until 3:00 pm Eastern to finalize and submit.

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