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Eleventh Annual Heath Conference


Health, Education, & Foster Care: Implementing the Fostering Connection Act for Youth in Foster Care is the topic for the 11th Annual Conference on Health, Disability and the Law.

The conference will be held Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Indiana University Law School, Wynne Courtroom at Inlow Hall, Indianapolis.

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Peter J. Pecora, Professor at the University of Washington School of Social Work where he is the Managing Director of Research Services, Casey Family Programs.

For more information about the conference, which the Indiana University of Social Work is one of the sponsors, go to

2012 DANESH Institute Annual Conference Call for Proposals


November 2, 2012
St. Xavier University, Chicago

This year's DANESH Institute conference will be held in cooperation with the Middle Eastern Studies of St. Xavier University in Chicago. The conference is to focus on the experience of second generation Iranian-Americans as well as other immigrants. As such, this conference is to explore expectations and challenges confronting this generation at home emphasizing Iranian culture and outside of home representing American culture. In addition, the conference is intended to make recommendations for dealing with issues identified.

In relation to the above theme, the Conference Planning Committee invites submission of proposals for papers and roundtables. Papers include empirical or conceptual studies. Roundtables are subjects for panel discussions.

Each proposal should include the following information:

  1. Name, institutional affiliation, address, e-mail, and phone number(s) for each presenter;
  2. Title of the paper or roundtable (12 word maximum);
  3. An abstract of the proposal.

The deadline for submissions is July 1st, 2012. Proposals should be sent to Dr. Fallahi, Conference Planning Committee, via or U.S. mail to:

Dr. Mitra Fallahi
St. Xavier University
3700 103rd Street
Chicago, IL 60655

The 10th Annual Conference on Health, Disability and Law

The 10th Annual Conference on Health, Disability and Law will be held Monday, May 21, 2012 at the Indiana University School of Law – Wynne Courtroom, Indianapolis. The topic of this year’s conference is Obesity Bias and Bullying: Where are we now and what can we do about it. The conference runs from 8 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. For more information call (317) 274-0104 or visit

BOOK LAUNCH: TRABALHADORES -- Workers: New Perspectives and Comparisons

Dear IUSB Labor Studies Students:

The Book Launch for TRABALHADORES -- Workers: New Perspectives and Comparisons took place on April 4th, 2012 on the IUSB Campus. Faulty, Staff, Students and Community representatives joined us for this event. The book is an anthology of articles about labor history and labor struggles in global perspective – focusing on case studies from Brazil, Argentina, and the United States.

Click here to see the event photos.

37th Annual National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas

July 15 - 18, 2012

Nashville, Indiana

Historic and Scenic Brown County

Call for Presentations NOW open until March 1, 2012

Conference Website: Indiana University School of Social Work: