Proposals are now being accepted for the Gender & Technology Area of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Cultural Association 2008 Conference.
In addition to individual paper proposals, panel proposals are also encouraged.
Listed below are some suggestions for possible presentations, but topics exploring other interesting and varied relationships between gender and technology are also welcome:
*gender and technology in learning environments
*gender in IT careers
*medical regulation, invention, and augmentation of gender
*gender and science theory (dealing with philosophical questions/aspects, i.e. Keller, Longino, etc.)
*gender role-playing on the web
*gender-bias in web design
*historical analyses of gender & technology
*gender differences in human-computer interaction
*media portrayal of women and men interacting with technology
*feminine, masculine, and gender-neutral technology
Inquiries regarding this area and/or abstracts of 250 words or less may be sent to the area chair, Brian Still (firstname.lastname@example.org ), by November 1, 2007.
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