Crossing Boundaries is back in a new and exciting way!


Crossing Boundaries Graduate Symposium
Tuesday, April 9, 2024


We are pleased to announce the first annual Crossing Boundaries Symposium for graduate students in the fine arts, humanities, and social sciences at the University of Lethbridge. Featuring a full day of presentations and a keynote lecture by a ULethbridge alumnus, Crossing Boundaries will showcase the innovative research and creative work being produced by MA, MFA, MMus, and PhD students at our university. A community-building event, the symposium will foster collegial conversations across multiple disciplines and areas of inquiry.

2024 Keynote Speaker: Ashley Henrickson (BA/BEd '17, MA '19)
Director of Outreach & Partnerships, Know History


Call for Papers and Creative Projects!

Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024

We're looking for 2 types of presentations:
  • 5-minute lightning round talks by new graduate students

  • 15-minute formal paper or creative project presentations by graduate students at any level

Submission Information:
Academic Research Papers
  • 250 word abstract

  • 150 word bio

Artistic or Creative Project Contributions
  • 150 – 200 word description of creative work (feel free to include images where applicable)

  • 150 word bio

Interested in Presenting?

Submit your proposal as a Word or PDF document to by March 1, 2024.
Notifications will be sent by March 8, 2024. Acceptance will be based on content, quality, originality and academic significance.