[eDebate] CASCAID Call for Papers for Conference May 18 & 19, 2007

Steven Woods Steven.Woods
Mon Oct 30 14:17:30 CST 2006

Please consider attending.  Those in the Debate community are especially
encouraged to attend.  Please note the award for best undergraduate
paper.  If there are any questions please ask.


Call for Submissions for the 

2007 CASCAID Peace and Justice Conference

Conference is May 18 & 19, 2007


The CASCAID Conference is an opportunity for advocates, academics and
activists to come together to exchange ideas.  


The emphasis is on improving advocacy skills by sharing experiences,
perspectives, and methods related to building civil discourse and
grassroots political action and awareness. 


CASCAID is seeking contributions that address the promotion of peace and
justice as well as general examinations of these concepts.


Who Should Submit:

We seek original works and ideas from all persons from both the
community and campus. 


Undergraduates are particularly encouraged to submit. The top paper
submitted by an undergrad will be awarded the CASCAID Contribution to
Advocacy Award and a $250 cash scholarship.


What to Submit:

~ Papers (Completed or Abstracts) ~ Workshop Proposals ~ Discussion
Forum Proposals ~ Training Panels ~ Art ~ Film.  Basically, anything you
think belongs at a conference on "peace & justice".


When to Submit:

Deadline for full consideration is March 16, 2007.  Papers and proposals
received by this date will receive notification of status within 2
weeks.  Remember, abstracts are okay to submit for consideration, but
full papers are due by the scheduled presentation time at the


Where to Submit:

By E-mail:  Electronic submissions (Word documents) should be sent to
one or more of the following:

korry.harvey at wwu.edu; paulbing at gmail.com; steven.woods at wwu.edu

Please put "CASCAID CONFERENCE" in subject line


By Mail: 


c/o Dr. Steve Woods

Dept. of Communication MS9162

Western Washington University

Bellingham WA 98225-9162


CASCAID is a community service project of the Western Debate Union. 


Mission Statement: CASCAID will assist persons from the community in
developing advocacy skills by providing training and feedback, research
assistance, and strategy consultation. CASCAID will prioritize issues of
environmental quality, sustainability, and health, as well as issues of
social justice and resource equity. CASCAID's goal is to increase
citizen participation and voice in governance and the policy-making



Dr. Steve Woods

Associate Prof. Communication and Director of Forensics

Western Washington University


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