Aims - Scope & Audience
The Critical Perspectives Symposium provides a forum for exploring research on emerging issues in accounting and auditing. It brings together interested faculty, professionals, policy makers, accounting students and others concerned with professional and regulatory issues in the corporate, university, government and financial sectors.
Topics and Themes
The symposium seeks original contributions that examine issues presently facing professionals, educators and scholars. The following are illustrative, but not exhaustive, of the symposium themes:
The New Roles of Academia - Judicial Power & Conflict Adjudication - Race & Multicultural Issues Poetry of Accounting - The Failure of Financial Institutions - Time & Value - Litigation, Malpractice & Competition - The Impact of Advanced Information Technologies - Social Audits & the State - Ecology & Green Accounting - Gender Relations & Feminist Theories - International Issues Critical Histories Pension & Employee Benefits Auditing as Social Dialogue - Healthcare Issues - Management Accounting Developments - FASB Decision Making SEC Interface & Regulation - Critical Ethnographies.
Sponsors and Participants
Institutional sponsors of previous symposia include Deloitte & Touche, BDP Seidman, The Public Interest Section of the AAA, Hofstra University, Baruch College-CUNY, The Critical Perspectives on Accounting Journal, and SUNY at Albany. Sponsorship is currently being negotiated for the 1996 symposium. To date, the following have agreed to participate: Ed Arrington (Louisiana), Michele Chwastiak (Baruch-CUNY), David Cooper (Alberta), Jesse Dillard (New Mexico), Mary Doucet (Georgia), Marty Freedman (SUNY at Binghamton), Paul Goldwater (Central Florida), Finley Graves (Mississippi), Karen Hooks (USF), Linda Kirkham (Manchester), Richard Laughlin (Sheffield), Cheryl Lehman (Hofstra), Patti Mills (Indiana), Bob Nehmer (Georgia), Marilyn Neimark (Baruch-CUNY), Larry Ponemon (Binghamton), Tony Tinker (Baruch-CUNY), Paul Williams (North Carolina).
CPE Credits and Registration Fee
Participation in past symposia have earned sixteen Continuing Professional Education credits. The early-bird registration fee is $225 ($260 after February 8, 1996).
Location and Dates
The symposium will be held in New York City on Friday through Sunday April 26-28,1996, beginning with a reception and registration on Friday evening, and ending early on Sunday afternoon to allow return travel. The registration fee covers the reception, breakfasts, luncheon on Saturday, and all mailing and registration material. The St. Moritz on the Park is located at: 50 Central Park South, NYC 10019. Tel: (212) 755-5800, Toll Free: (800) 221-4774. Fax: (212) 752-5097. Outside the U.S. call UTEL.
Submission Deadlines and Publication Support
Complete manuscripts, working papers, abstracts and panel proposals are welcome. Early submissions are encouraged. (The deadline is January 15, 1996.) Authors will be advised of the editorial panel's decision within a month of submission, and no later than February 8, 1996. A selection of manuscripts will be published in Critical Perspectives on Accounting and Advances in Public Interest Accounting. Send five (5) copies of submissions to:
Professor Tony Tinker
Baruch College: Box E-0723
City University of New York
17 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10010 U.S.A.
Phone: (212) 802-6436
Fax: (212) 802-6435
Mrs. Nancy Koutsoumadi