Submit your research, project, or creative work to the Whalen Symposium!


Contributed by Rowan Larkin

Faculty and Students: Submit Your Presentation for the Whalen Academic Symposium!
The online submission process for faculty sponsors/students to submit student presentations for the 24th Annual James J. Whalen Symposium will close on March 17, 2021. Submissions will be accepted for presentations, performances, and displays. 

Fill out the Online Submission Form

Submit your presentation, performance, creative work, or poster presentation. Make sure all required fields are filled out. Only one abstract should be submitted per project.
Once the form is submitted, you and your faculty sponsor will receive an e-mail detailing next steps. 

Please note that creative works include:

Live Performance (Dance, Theatre, Music, Etc.):

Solo Performances
Chamber Ensembles
Original Compositions   
Original Monologue Or Scene Performances
Analysis And Performance Of A Scene Or Monologue
Solo Dance Performances 
Original Dance Ensemble Performance 

Works Of Visual And Media Art:
Costume And Set Design

This year the symposium will be held virtually over the course of several days:

April 19–21, 2021  |  4–7 pm (ET)

Monday, April 19 | School of Health Science & Human Performances

Tuesday, April 20 | Schools of Business, Communications & Music

Wednesday, April 21 | School of Humanities & Sciences

For more information go to the Whalen Symposium website:, or visit our FAQs page for detailed instructions about submitting abstracts.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Rowan Larkin at or 607-319-2864 (text or call). We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.