Submission Requirements

Please read all of the requirements carefully before submitting. Students must maintain all Essay or Project requirements in order for submissions to be received and considered for the ARTeries Conference. 

Students may submit 1 essay OR 1 research project

Students may submit work as part of a group, however only 1 submission is allowed per student
(Students cannot submit a group submission as well as an individual submission).


Minimum of 5 pages double spaced (We recommend this length in order to create a presentation)

  • Essays must include a Works Cited or Bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago format.

  • Essays must have your name removed from the document itself.

  • Essays must be submitted in .doc or docx format (No PDF files)


Any academic research project relating to social change, the humanities or social sciences.​

  • Submissions must include a written portion with proper Works Cited and Bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago format.

  • Your name must be removed from the written document

  • The written portion must be submitted in .doc or .docx format (No PDF files).

  • If your project has any physical components such as a model/poster/structure etc. you must send photos in .jpeg format in the body of the email as well as include the dimensions of you project (whether a model/poster/structure and so on)

  • Example of a research project: A model and design of a sustainable mechanism used to produce clean water. This example meets the requirements as the end product relates to social change and the humanities.

Submitting your Essay or Project::

All submissions must be sent by filling out the google form found here

Please include:

  • Your name and email

  • Faculty, Program (including any Minors), and Year of Study

  • Title of essay/project

  • Short summary of Essay OR Project - 200 words max

  • Personal biography -150 words max

  • An upload of any pictures if there is a visual or structural component to your submission

All submissions must only be sent from a Ryerson email account.



Before sending us an email, check out these Frequently Asked Questions and see if yours is one of them. If not, don't hesitate to contact us with any other questions!

Can I submit a group project?

When will I know if my submission has been accepted?

What if my submission is not accepted?

Can I submit an essay or project if I am not in any social science program?

Yes, however only 1 submission is allowed per person. You may submit a group submission OR individual submission.

Yes! Students may be in any program, any faculty and any year to submit to the ARTeries Conference.

Don't be discouraged! We receive a high volume of submissions so if you did not get accepted for this year, you can always re-submit next year.

Emails will be sent out periodically, so keep checking your inbox and junk folders.

Should I submit if I am unsure if my essay/project relates to the social sciences, humanities or social change?

Is the committee reviewing the submissions?

What does it mean to have your paper 'anonymously reviewed'?

How do I join the ARTeries Committee? 

If you are unsure, please submit anyways. We will inform you whether or not your submission meets ARTeries guidelines. You can also ask your professors for advice on the submissions

No, the committee does review or assess any submission. The submissions go directly to the double-blind panel.

Each submission is anonymously reviewed by 4 professors and 2 upper year students.

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