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NCORE 2023 will be held May 30-June 3, in New Orleans, Louisiana. We invite you to submit a proposal to present a concurrent breakout session at the conference. The application, guidelines, and important dates can be found below.

Photo above: French Quarter Architecture by Zack Smith, provided courtesy of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Important Dates:

• Call for Presentations Closes: December 15, 2022
• Selection Decision Notification: February 3, 2023
• Session Scheduling Notification: February 17, 2023
• Session Confirmation Deadline: March 3, 2023
• Alternate Notification: March 8, 2023


Key Requirements:

• If your proposal is selected for presentation, all presenters must register at one of the published registration rates.
• There is no limit to the number of proposals you can submit.
• Presenters must comply with presenter guidelines, including agreeing to use the microphone provided in the presentation room.
• Presenters must submit visual presentation materials to NCORE to be reviewed for accessibility before the conference.
• All presenters must bring their laptops and MAC adapters (if applicable).


NCORE Calls for Proposals That:

• Provide resources and strategies to create inclusive higher education environments, programs, and curricula; improve campus racial, ethnic, and sovereign relations; and expand educational access and success opportunities by culturally diverse, traditionally underrepresented populations.
• Facilitate constructive dialogue, interaction, understanding, and action around significant issues or within/between significant conference constituencies, i.e., racial/ethnic groups, students, faculty, affirmative action officers, student life personnel or other occupational classifications, early and advanced professionals, various geographical regions, and different types of higher education institutions.

Suggested Areas of Emphasis:

Futurist Work at the Intersection of Race, Ethnicity, and Sovereign Identity; Envisioning Possible Futures and Responsive Strategies


Strategies to Address Systemic and Structural Racism in Our Institutions


Contemporary Politics; Political Movements; Politicization of Social Justice Work in Higher Education and Society at-Large: Impacts on Institutions, Minoritized Communities, and Individuals


Queer Trans People of Color/LGBTQIAA+ Justice; Queer Trans People of Color/LGBTQIAA+ Rights; The Intersection of Homophobia with Race, Ethnicity, and Sovereign Identity


Disability Justice; Disability Rights; The Intersection of Ablism with Race, Ethnicity, and Sovereign Identity


Theoretical Frameworks; Scholarly Research; Education, Training, and Programs Focused on Dismantling Structural Racism and White Supremacy, and the impact of Non-conciliatory Policies on Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Work.


Supporting Undocumented, DACAmented Students, and Mixed Status Families


White Supremacist Ideologies on Campus: Challenges, Organizing, and Responses


Environmental Justice; Climate Change; The Intersection of the Natural World with Race, Ethnicity and Sovereign Identity; Earth First Efforts and Approaches


The Politics of Immigration on Conceptions of Race, Ethnicity, Sovereignty, Transnationalism, Power, or marginalized identity in the United States


The Roles, Contexts, and Challenges of Chief Diversity Officers


Art and Activism: Identity and Community Exploration through Arts


Personal Practices:

  • Self-Care
  • Self-Work
  • Rupturing, Processing, and Transforming Internalized Oppression/Superiority
  • Mental Health Practices; Healing Racial Trauma; Healing from Loss
  • Somatic Practice; Aligning Heart and Mind; Embodiment Work


Race, Ethnicity, Sovereignty, Transnationalism, Power and Marginalized Identity:

• Pedagogies
• Theory to Praxis
• Institutional Efforts at Transformation
• Gender Identity and Expression
• Activism and Organizing
• Mental Health, Wellness, and Wellbeing
• Identity Development
• Incarcerated People, Mass Incarceration, Reentry Programs
• Practitioner Development
• Intergroup Dialogue, Perspective Taking, and Empathy
• Student Leadership, Organizing, and Coalition Building
• Student Interests and Needs
• Campus Role or Discipline (Faculty, Admissions Professionals, Human Resources, etc.)
• Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); Health Professions
• Reinventing Social Justice and Intercultural Communication through Language
• Socioeconomic Class
• Religion, Faith, Spirituality, and Spiritual Practice
• Athletics