1st Global Conference
Critical Issues in Sexuality
Thursday 14th October - Saturday 16th October 2004
This new research conference seeks to examine issues of sexuality across a range of critical and cultural perspectives. Seeking to encourage innovative inter- and multidisciplinary dialogues, we warmly welcome papers from a variety of disciplines, including but not limited to anthropology, cultural studies, education, gender studies, history, law, literature, medicine, psychology, religion, sociology and social work. We also welcome contributions from queer activists and professionals in non-profit and non-government organizations.
In particular papers, workshops, reports, and presentations are invited on any of the following themes;
Sexuality and Politics: the mainstreaming of lesbian and gay issues; lobbying; queer activism, transgender movements and transsexual movements
Sexuality and Cultural Texts: representations of sexuality in literature, film, art, religion, history, psychology, and law
Sexuality and Work: sex work, sexuality and the workplace, sexual education
Collective Identities: race, class, gender, and the production of sexuality
Sexualities and Theories: queer theory, feminisms, transtheory, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, interdisciplinary approaches
Sexuality and Power: role playing, legal issues/cases, legislation/policy making
Sexuality and Health Issues; HIV/AIDS, medicines, access to medicines; health care; health education
Papers will be considered on related themes. 300 word abstracts should be submitted by Friday 2nd July 2004. Full draft papers should be submitted by Friday 17th September 2004.
All papers accepted for and presented at this conference will be published in an ISBN eBook. Selected papers accepted for and presented at the conference will be published in a themed hard copy volume.
Papers should be submitted to the organising committee as an email attachment in Word or WordPerfect; abstracts can also be submitted in the body of the email text rather than as an attachment.
Department of English,
University of Connecticut, Groton, CT, USA
Freeland, Oxfordshire, UK
New York, USA
The conference aims to bring together people from different contexts,
disciplines, professions and interests to share ideas and explore
various discussions which are innovative and exciting.
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