UCLA Center for the Study of Women announces a call for papers for the 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference, Thinking Gender 2011. Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, gender and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods. We invite submissions for individual papers or pre-constituted panels. The conference is Friday, February 11, 2011, at the UCLA Faculty Center. Submission deadline: October 22, 2010.
Call for Papers-Thinking Gender 2011
Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, gender and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods. We invite submissions for individual papers or pre-constituted panels. This year, we especially welcome papers addressing women, gender and sexuality in relation to:
· Food (sustainability, food justice, marketing, disordered eating, food preparation)
· Money (the economy, microfinance, entrepreneurship, consumerism, the global marketplace, business practices)
· The Academy (innovative research methodologies, human subjects, power relations, epistemologies, the Archive)
· Invented Pathologies (menopause, PMS, female sexual dysfunction, the medicalization of sex).
For individual papers, please submit an abstract (250 words), a CV (2 pages maximum), and a brief bibliography (3-5 sources). For panels, please submit a 250-word description of the panel topic in addition to the materials required for the individual paper submissions. Please see the submission guidelines at http://www.csw.ucla.edu/thinkinggender.html.
Send submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for Submissions: October 22, 2010, by midnight
Conference is Friday, February 11, 2011, at the UCLA Faculty Center.
Event is free and open to the public, but there will be a $25 registration fee for presenters, to cover the cost of conference materials and lunch at the Faculty Center.
Parking is reserved at UCLA, Lot #2 for $10
UCLA Center for the Study of Women
Box 957222 / Public Policy 1400H
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7222