Rising Up: A Graduate Students Conference

March 15, 2019 all-day
220-224 University Centre, University of Manitoba
75A Chancellors Cir
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Sarah Olson
(204) 474-9190
Rising Up: A Graduate Students Conference


Rising Up: A Graduate Students Conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Studies is an international gathering held annually. Rising Up attracts scholars in all forms of Indigenous research with approximately 90 representatives from around the world to showcase their work.

The University of Manitoba Native Studies Graduate Students Association (NSGSA) is hosting the third annual two-day conference for all graduate students to lead the discussion across all disciplines and allow graduates to present their knowledge and research.

Due to the interdisciplinary and international character, the Review Committee welcomes a comprehensive range of topics and approaches.

This year the Conference will take place between March 15th and 16th in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Rising Up 2019 will focus on Indigenous Knowledge and Indigenous Research.

What: Conference: Rising Up: A Graduate Student Conference on Indigenous Knowledge and Research in Indigenous Studies.

When: March 15th-16th, 2019

Where: University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus 220-224 UMSU University Centre

This is a free event, open to all.

Submission of abstracts

The deadline for abstract submissions is currently January 9th, 2019 and can be sent online via www.risingup.online

Title: 120 character limit

Abstract: 250 words

Include: Authors first and last name, University, program or department, and email address


Abstracts will be accepted online, reviewed and notification provided on a rolling basis. Submissions should include a 4-5 sentence bio of author with a preferred photograph for publication.

NSGSA invites its network to share the call for abstracts and the information about the Conference to all of those interested in contributing to this year event.