Submit Your Abstracts

We invite faculty, researchers, and students to participate in the 90th Annual Meeting of IASS on October 11. 2019. Proposals for research paper presentations are accepted in all areas and sub-areas of the social sciences, including but not limited to the following: anthropology, business, criminology, economics, environmental studies, gender studies, geography, history, international studies, psychology, political science, sociology, and urban studies.

We are excited to provide a nurturing venue for students of the social sciences, and we hope you will take this opportunity to connect with your peers in the region. This year, we are pleased to host the inaugural student poster competition. The poster sessions are exclusively for undergraduate and graduate students, and the best poster in each group will receive a $100.00 prize. Students are also invited to present papers.
Call for papers: Submit your abstracts before August 30, 2019.

Call for Posters (Students only): Submit your before September 13, 2019.
Annual Meeting

The 90th Annual Meeting will be hosted by Valparaiso University in Northwest Indiana on Friday, October 11, 2019.

If you have been invited to present your papers/posters, or if you are just attending:

Don't miss the opportunity to interact with your peers. This conference has facilitated the meeting of scholars from various fields and led to several collaborative works in the past. Encourage your students to attend and know more about the good work being done within the institutions in the state as well as the region.
Host Institution:Valparaiso University was founded in 1859, has a rich history in the region. The University includes a chapel, which was dedicated in 1959, and is a wonderful place to visit. The University is located only 20 minutes away from Indiana's only National Park! Visit us and enjoy northwest Indiana.

Look here for more information about the meeting.
Apply For Research Award

The Indiana Academy of Social Sciences invites you to submit your applications for the Faculty Research Award. The purpose of the award is to assist faculty members in scholarly achievement by providing a portion of their research expenses for the development of new or continuation of existing research projects.

Up to two awards of $500 each will be awarded per award cycle for conference travel expenses or material expenses pertaining to the research project.

Applications are due on July 31st, 2019, and the award recipients will be announced on September 1, 2019.

For more information, please look here.