2015 – Kailua – Kona

2015 – Kailua – Kona

Meeting Information:

Location: Kailua-Kona, HW.
Date: March 3-5, 2015
Theme: A’o aku. A’o mai.(Teach. Learn. Share.)

Call For Proposals

The Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (SACC) is holding its 2015 annual meeting in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i March 3-March 5, 2015. The theme of the meeting is “A’o aku. A’o mai.(Teach. Learn. Share.)”. This theme was chosen to tie together our host city and the foundation of our organization and our shared passion for anthropology. Our theme invites attendees to reinvigorate their passion for both the teaching and learning of anthropology while sharing their own successes. While in Hawai’i, the legacy of generosity and willingness to engage will be experienced through activities, field trips and speakers which will demonstrate how this theme is embodied in the Hawaiian way of life and its people.

Proposals for paper presentation topics relating to teaching anthropology, Oceania and Polynesian cultures and research will be given first priority. Proposals will need to fall into at least one of the 5 categories provided:

Ideas for Assignments & Student Projects
Teaching Resources, Strategies & Tips
Teaching &Technology
Topical: Hawai’i, Oceania, Polynesia. Culture, archaeology, history, etc.
Other (for submissions such as proposals by students, detailed reports back to the group on a topic [i.e. SACC’s student association, Open source textbook, etc], or working with students outside the classroom on projects, mentoring, etc.)
Paper presentations are tentatively scheduled for 15 minutes. However, if planning on giving a demonstration of a teaching methodology, specific assignment, etc, we may be able to allocate more than 15 minutes for a presentation of this nature (Please notify Program Chair AnnMarie Beasley if you are planning on giving a demonstration). Abstracts should be no longer than 125 words and must be received no later than January 31, 2015. The abstract submission form is completely online this year. Prospective presenters will complete a short online form and copy and paste their abstract into a textbox. The website for submitting an abstract is https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SACCFest2015

All received submissions will receive a confirmation email within a week of submission. If you have any difficulties in the process of submitting your abstract, please contact SACC Program Chair, AnnMarie Beasley at beaslea@crc.losrios.edu . Notification of acceptance or rejection of proposals will be completed by February 8, 2015. No proposal will be accepted for final inclusion in the program until the program chair receives confirmation from the AAA prior to February 8, 2015, that the conference registration fees have been paid.



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