07 October 2010

Call for Papers: Emancipatory Knowledge: Women's and Gender Studies Now

Post date: 07 October 2010
Deadline: 19 November 2010

Call for Papers

We invite students, faculty, and staff to submit proposals for scholarly and creative presentations that broadly address the conference theme, including individual papers, panels, roundtables, and creative performances. Individual presentations should be approximately 15 minutes in length; full panel proposals and roundtables should be an hour and 15 minutes in length, which includes discussion.

View the submission requirements and form for each type of proposal.

Potential Topics

Potential topics may include but are not limited to:

Gender Education and Pedagogy
Feminist histories
Disability studies
Critical race theory
Gender Identity
Black feminism
Indigenous studies
Transgender issues
Global feminisms and human rights
Women, gender, and politics
Gender and religion
Gender and literature
Reproduction/reproductive rights/reproductive technologies

Connecting Theory and Practice
Queer theory and feminist theory
Intersectionality and the matrix of identities
LGBTQ histories and activism
Economics and the recession
Healthcare reform and healthcare policies
Transnational issues
Human trafficking
Gender issues at work; Gender and life/work balance
Gendered relationships
The body
The environment

New Feminist Media and Popular Culture
Art and creative practice
Hip hop
Perils and possibilities of social media
Building feminist communities online
Gender and popular culture
Feminist critiques on popular films/songs/television programming/YouTube sensations
Media as activist space

We are currently accepting proposals the following types of presentations:

* Single papers
* Panels are multiple individual presentations organized around a specific theme.
* Roundtables are designed for discussion-oriented presentations in which a number of people address a specific topic or question with ample time for dialogue between the round table presenters and the attendees.
* Other types of submissions, such as performances and exhibits.

Early submissions are due by November 19, 2010. Regular submissions are due by January 21, 2011.

Submit a Proposal

Proposals are currently being accepted online. Early submissions are due by November 19, 2010. Regular submissions are due by January 21, 2011.

Ready to submit a proposal? Fill out an online proposal submission form.

More information here.
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