Ninth Annual Senior Colloquium Call for Papers

(Credit: Logan Praznik/The Quill)

A call for papers for the ninth annual Brandon University Senior Colloquium has been issued. Students in the faculties of Arts and Science in their third or higher year are welcome to share papers and presentations they’ve prepared with their peers in a supportive academic environment. Those interested should have a brief description of their work as well as the class and instructor it was originally prepared for by March 22nd. Arts students are to contact Dr. Jim Naylor of the History department ( and Science students are to contact Dr. Nicholas Watier of the Psychology department (

Students who are interested in participating in the Colloquium are encouraged to contact Drs. Watier or Naylor for more information. Students can also contact Dr. Emma Varley of the Anthropology department ( or Dr. Deanna Smid of the English and Creative Writing department ( The Colloquium is set to take place on April 10th with the schedule yet to be determined. All students are welcome to attend to support their peers, as are family and friends outside of the university community.

New to the Colloquium this year is the opportunity to win a prize. All students who participate in the Colloquium are eligible to win one of four $250 prizes for best papers or posters. Students may also submit their research essays for the Dean’s Awards for Undergraduate Research Excellence, which boasts awards of up to $500.

The Colloquium is an excellent way for students to practice presenting their research and creative works in a friendly academic environment, and an opportunity to get feedback from a new perspective. For more information about the Colloquium and paper requirements, contact any of the aforementioned professors.

Republished from The Quill print edition, Volume 107, Issue 25, March 14th, 2017.