We invite papers addressing the themes of the 2025 On the Edge Symposium: Teaching Israel/Palestine after October 7. To be considered for participation, please use this form to submit your paper abstract, personal details, and other requested materials.

Papers will be selected for their scholarly promise and quality, innovative pedagogical approaches, and complementarity with other papers in the symposium. Proposals should include a 250-word abstract, a 250–500-word statement about the paper’s relationship to the scholar’s research agenda or teaching practice, and a current CV. Final papers should be of such a length that they can be presented or summarized in 20 minutes. Inquiries should be addressed to CSRCS Director Brian K. Pennington at bpennington4@elon.edu.

Authors should submit abstracts by Sept. 16, 2024 using the form below.

Authors of accepted proposals will be notified by Oct. 15, 2024

Completed papers will be due no later than Dec. 31, 2024

Two nights of lodging and some meals during the symposium will be covered. Limited travel subventions may be available for some presenters upon application. Presenters are expected to circulate papers in advance of the conference with the understanding that select papers will be invited to be revised and submitted for publication as an edited volume or special issues of an appropriate journal.

Call for Papers

Please submit your proposal using this online form. If you have questions, please contact CSRCS Director Brian Pennington at bpennington4@elon.edu.
  • 250 Words
  • 250-500 words