Conference Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015


Pre-Conference Activities

Event Location Time/Date
Abstracts Due
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211 Holmes Hall

by 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 20

No abstracts will be accepted after 4:30 p.m., Friday, March 20, 2015
Please submit your registration and abstract by clicking here.

How to Give an Oral Presentation Workshop

Room 102
State Farm Hall

12:15-12:45 p.m.
April 1, 2015

How to Make a Poster Workshop*

Beckman Auditorium,
The Ames Library

12-1 p.m.
April 1, 2015

 * Poster materials are available to conference participants at the IWU bookstore, free of charge. Poster display size is 32" x 40."


Conference Schedule

 Saturday, April 18, 2015

8:30 - 9:00 a.m.



Breakfast and Poster Setup (Atrium of CNS and State Farm Hall)

(Note to Participants: All posters, morning and afternoon sessions, should be up by 9 a.m.)

9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Poster Presentations - Session A (Atrium of CNS and State Farm Hall)

10:00  - 11:00 a.m.

Oral Presentations - Session One (CNS)

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Oral Presentations - Session Two (CNS)

12:15 - 1:45 p.m.

Luncheon, Keynote Speech and Music Performances (Young Main Lounge)

Keynote Speaker: Kim Potowski, associate professor of Spanish Linguistics, University of Illinois at Chicago

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Poster Presentations - Session B (Atrium of CNS)

2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Presentation by Senior Art Students (Merwin & Wakeley Galleries)

Add Your Work to the JWPRC Online Archive

Students presenting at the JWPRC are invited to add their papers, presentations, artwork, scores or photos to the JWPRC Online Archive. The archive is a great way to share your knowledge, and you can use the URL on your resume or website.

The Ames Library is delighted to add your JWP work to the archive for you. You will need to send in a signed copy of the non-exclusive agreement, giving us permission to put your work online. You still maintain copyright over your creation. The "non-exclusive agreement form for students" can be found online.

Simply print out the form and send it to the attention of Stephanie Davis-Kahl, 201B Ames Library; you may also send it electronically to

Poster Presentations:  

Please fill out the form when you pick up your poster at the Circulation Desk in the library. Or, download the form below and send it to Stephanie Davis-Kahl, 201B Ames Library.

Oral Presentations:  Please send us a copy of your paper or PowerPoint along with the permission form.

Art Presentations or Music Performances:  Please send us the permission form, and we will be in touch regarding your work before the conference.

Please contact Stephanie Davis-Kahl ( with any questions!