The Vanderbilt University Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, in conjunction with the Graduate School, Department of English, and Department of Philosophy, announce INVESTIGATING IDENTITY AND EXPERIENCE: an interdisciplinary graduate student conference on Gender, Sexuality and Cultural Politics, our second annual interdisciplinary graduate student research conference, to be held on April 18-19 at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. We are soliciting research on the place of the material body, gender, and sexuality in relation to historical, cultural, and political periods. We welcome papers from all fields and all historical periods. A limited number of travel grants are available and will be awarded based on merit. Lisa Duggan and Uma Narayan will give keynote addresses at the event.
Papers should be in English and no more than 20 minutes in length (10 pages MLA format). Please submit a one page abstract of your paper via email to the contacts below. Please use MSWord format for attachments. Presenters will be notified by February 21.
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