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Newsletter: March 2018

Association News...

ISA’s Oxford Reference Encyclopedia of International Studies (OREIS) now available online

The Oxford Research Encyclopedia (ORE) of International Studies now makes all of the articles from the International Studies Encyclopedia available online, as part of its mission to revitalize this comprehensive reference work. Led by Renée Marlin-Bennett, the ORE of International Studies brings together substantive, peer-reviewed, and regularly updated articles from leading scholars in the field. You can now browse over 400 classic, revised, and new articles for free, ahead of the move to subscription in April 2018:

Get Paid to Engage!

Are you interested in teaching at the Annual Convention? Do you have some interesting method, subject or pedagogical technique that you want to share with others? If so, consider applying to be an Instructor at the 2019 Annual Convention in Toronto! Applications are now open here! Use that link to find out more information about the Career Course program, past Career Course offerings, as well as the application link (scroll down to the "Submit Proposal" button). If your application is accepted, you will be paid to teach a half-day long course on a subject that interests you! So what are you waiting for? Apply today!

Convention Updates!

Upload Your ISA 2018 Paper!

We handle paper uploads directly through our website. You will find the option to upload your paper on your personal schedule page. Please note that we only accept PDF files and that they can be no more than 10mb in size. ISA policy requires a PDF copy of each paper presented at the Convention to be uploaded to the archive. This year, to give discussants, chairs, and fellow panelists time to read, we ask that participants upload papers by March 28, 2018.

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Livestream Panels at #ISA2018!

As part of a new initiative, the Ad Hoc Committee on Virtual Engagement has sponsored several panels that will be live-streamed. If you're interested in participating, RSVP by March 15, 2018 to secure a spot. Please note, you must have an account in order to RSVP for this event but Convention registration is not required.

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Check out the Exhibit Hall!

The Exhibit Hall at our Convention is a popular destination for our estimated 6,500 attendees. In San Francisco, we'll have 100 booths occupied by publishers, organizations, software developers and other groups providing products and services of professional interest to our members. Located in the Grand Ballroom, on the Grand Ballroom Level, Hilton San Francisco Union Square Hotel, the hall is a popular destination, with its sponsored coffee breaks and WiFi, and is open to registered participants from Wednesday at 1pm through Saturday at noon.

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Need Transportation?

SuperShuttle is offering discounts for ISA attendees. From SFO Airport to Hilton Union Square or Parc 55 - Book a ride in advance to receive discounted rates!

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First Time At an ISA Convention? No Problem!

The ISA First Time Kit will be available for download and in hard copy form for attendees who have desginated that this is their first time attending an ISA Annual Convention. The First Time Kit can be found on our Convention site under "First Time at ISA?" or by clicking on the pdf below.

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Reminders from our Groups...

FLACSO-ISA Quito 2018 Program Announced!

FLACSO and ISA are delighted to announce our 2018 Preliminary Program. The FLACSO-ISA Quito 2018 Conference will be held at FLACSO Ecuador, in Quito, Ecuador on July 25th-27th, 2018. The theme of the conference is Power Reconfigurations: Regional and Global Responses in an Age of Uncertainty / Reconfiguraciones de Poder: Respuestas Regionales y Globales en Tiempos de Incertidumbre. Please visit the Program and Events page for additional details. We look forward to seeing everyone in Quito!

Innovative Pedagogy Conference 2018

The first annual International Studies Association Innovative Pedagogy Conference (ISA-IPC) will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, in St. Louis, MO, in conjunction with the ISA Midwest meeting. This new ISA initiative marks the beginning of a series of programs to be held in conjunction with regional conferences around the United States, and beyond.

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2017-2018 Award Announcements!

ISA offers several awards given to recognize outstanding scholarly contributions to the field of international studies. These awards have different committees, nominating procedures and submission deadlines. They recognize outstanding papers, books, achievement, and service awards. Awards are only available to current ISA members.

2017-2018 Awardees

Professional Items of Note

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Upcoming Deadlines

Keep an eye on these important dates!

March 28, 2018
April 4-8, 2018
April 15, 2018
April 16, 2018

Recent Publications

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Meet your ISA:
Committee on the Status of Representation and Diversity

A reformation of the Diversity committee originally established in 1998, the Committee on the Status of Representation and Diversity was tasked by the 2011 Governing Council to focus on underrepresented groups within ISA. The Committee aims to work jointly with other groups and caucuses to promote the diversity enterprise of the ISA as a whole. This includes sponsoring and hosting conference events and panel with ISA groups and caucuses.

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