St. Thomas Chapter for the Florida Association of Women Lawyers is requesting the submission of papers regarding all aspects of Gender and Sexuality as they relate to the law. The organizing board will evaluate all of the papers, and will award one person with the opportunity to get published in the FAWL Journal and with a two-hundred dollar stipend.
We particularly encourage papers exploring the following topics:
• Sexuality and Health Issues: access to medicines
and health care
• Sexuality and Orientation: lesbian and gay issues,
queer activism, transgender movements and
• Sexuality and Power: legal issues/cases,
• Sexuality and Work: discrimination, sexuality, and
You are invited to submit a proposal for a 10 minute power point presentation on any aspect of the conference theme or related topics. Panels and poster presentations also will be considered. The proposal (one page maximum) must include: name(s), personal title(s), institutional affiliation(s), paper title, abstract (100 word maximum), biographical details of presenter(s) (100 word maximum), and contact details. Deadline for submissions is October 15th, 2006.
Proposals Due.......................... October 15th, 2006
Notification of Acceptance............. October 19th, 2006
Papers Due............................. October 31st, 2007
Conference............................. November 8th, 2007
The Conference will be open to the public. Presenter will be assessed a cost of $20. Conference participants will be responsible for all of their own expenses, including, but not limited to, air and local travel, accommodation, meals, and insurance. A list of hotels located near the University is available upon request. Breakfast will be provided, additionally, the campus cafeterias are available. Parking is available on campus at no cost. The Conference will be conducted in English.
Organizing Committee will review conference papers and may consider them for publication.
Registration & Contact
"Gender, Sexuality, & the Law"
St. Thomas University
16401 N.W. 37th Avenue
Miami Gardens, Florida 33054 USA
Telephone (786) 389-8810
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