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The NCORE 2024 Call for Proposals submission period has concluded.

NCORE 2024 will be held May 28 – June 1, on the island of O‘ahu at the Hawai‘i Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawai‘i! Through collaborative efforts with Native Hawaiian community partners, NCORE called for proposals for presentations and posters that align with the Pledge to Our Keiki as a framework for the theme of our conference this year. This pledge—which is being integrated into the educational system of Hawai‘i—is a call into relationship, belonging, and family in the service of future generations that will deeply inform our time together on the island of O‘ahu.

Important Dates:

  • Proposal Submission Deadline: December 18, 2023
  • Decision Notification: January 29, 2024
  • Session Scheduling Notification: February 12, 2024
  • Session Confirmation Deadline: February 19, 2024
  • Alternates Notification: February 23, 2024
  • Alternates Session Confirmation Deadline: March 8, 2024

Key Requirements:

  • Presenters must be registered to attend NCORE 2024. You may register after your proposal is selected for presentation.
  • There is no limit to the number of proposals you can submit.
  • Presenters are required to comply with NCORE presentation and accessibility guidelines.
  • Presenters must bring their own computer and connection adapter (if needed). Session rooms will be equipped with a data projector (HDMI connection) and screen, sound support, internet connectivity, microphones and Easel pads with markers.


Suggested Areas of Emphasis:

  • Environmental Justice; Climate Change; The Intersection of the Natural World with Race, Ethnicity and Sovereign Identity; Earth First Efforts and Approaches
  • 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
  • Supporting Undocumented, DACAmented Students, and Mixed Status Families
  • White Supremacist Ideologies on Campus: Challenges, Organizing, and Responses
  • 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 Executive 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, 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


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  • Go to “New Submission” to begin a submission. (Submit under NCORE 2024 — O‘ahu — Honolulu, Hawai‘i)
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Call for Proposal Reviewers

•    NCORE staff will assign a reviewer up to 15 proposals to review and score.
•    The reviewer will be provided with proposal data, a scoring rubric, and review guidance.
•    Each NCORE proposal is reviewed and scored by at least two people.

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