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Important Dates

  • Submissions deadline: 3 March 2017
  • Submission confirmation notices: 4 March 2017 (If you submitted a proposal and do not receive a confirmation email by 7 March 2017, please email restorying.canada@uottawa.ca)
  • Acceptance emails: 21 March 2017
  • Deadline for presenters to pay registration fee: 28 March 2017
  • Program on website: 6 April 2017

Registration Instructions

Registration Fees:

  • All accepted presenters will be required to pay a registration fee ($40+tax for independent scholars, students, members of the public, and others; $80+tax for faculty)
  • Please note that all the student slots for conference registration have been filled. However, students are still welcome to register at the independent scholar rate.
  • Registration fees include a Conference Banquet, refreshments at coffee breaks, and admittance to keynote events.
  • Registration fees for presenters must be paid by 28 March 2017 or their names will be removed from the conference programme.

To attend Restorying Canada events, please choose one of the following:

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Session Formats

Restorying Canada includes panel discussions, individual papers, and wildcard sessions.

Panel Discussions

Panels consist of three papers, all lasting either 15 minutes or 20 minutes, with time for discussion following.

  • Presenters should represent a variety of institutions and fields.
  • Panels consisting of 15-minute papers must include two additional participants, where one serves as a chair and the other serves as a respondent.
  • Panels consisting of 20-minute papers must include one additional participant who serves as both a chair and a respondent.
  • All panels include a question-and-answer period of minimum 30 minutes.

Panel discussion guidelines

  • Presenters should represent a variety of institutions and fields whenever possible (i.e. institutional affiliations; including independent scholars, archivists, performers, activists).
  • It is encouraged that presenters represent diverse stages of professional experience (i.e. junior and senior scholars).
  • Panels consisting of graduate students are encouraged to invite at least one senior scholar to join their panel as presenter, chair, or respondent.

Individual Papers

Individual papers are submitted independently, and not as part of a pre-formed traditional panel. The review committee will assign individual papers to themed panels.

Wildcard Sessions

A wildcard session consists of other presentation formats, including roundtables, visual displays, workshops, or artist/scholar collaborations. Individuals or teams can submit proposals for wildcard sessions. Since each session will be unique, proposals must be careful to clarify the format and links to the conference themes.


If you have any questions please email restorying.canada@uottawa.ca

Please note that all submitters will receive email updates about Restorying Canada, including important information about registration and accommodation. Each email update will include an option to unsubscribe.