Submitting Papers and Incubator Ideas

The Works in Progress (WIP) committee for the 2019 Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference is now accepting proposals for works-in-progress or incubator ideas until 5 pm (PT) on March 29. In addition to incubator workshops focused on a research idea, participants are invited to submit proposals for workshops to discuss a litigation or advocacy project that could benefit from group input. If you wish to be considered for a works-in-progress or incubator session, please submit your proposal to We are also seeking discussants who will read and comment on the works-in-progress or incubator ideas.

If you want to propose a work-in-progress by email, please put “ImmProf WIP [Lastname]” as the subject line, and submit an abstract of no more than one page, with a title.

If you want to propose an incubator (for a scholarly or litigation/advocacy project) by email, please put “Incubator [Lastname]” as the subject line, and submit a description of no more than one paragraph, with a title.

If you would be willing to be a discussant, please email us by March 29 if you wish/are willing to serve as a discussant with a list of your areas of expertise.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, March 29 at 5pm (PT). We anticipate notifying accepted WIP or incubator proposals by April 14. Final papers will be due on May 17, 2019. We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Please feel free to contact any member of the WIP committee, or conference planning committee, with questions or concerns.


The WIP Committee:

Lauren Aronson (, Louisiana State University Law Center

Kate Evans (, University of Idaho School of Law

Emily Robinson (, Loyola Law School