The Women's Studies Program at the College of Saint Rose invites you to join us and keynote speaker Katha Pollitt for a conference on the theme of Globalization, Gender, and the Challenge of Transnational Feminisms, March 15, 2008 in Albany, New York.
We're interested in scholarly papers, panels, practical workshops, poster sessions, and dialogues by and between feminist writers, scholars, and activists on topics including, but not limited to Transnational Identity and/or Citizenship: Immigration, Emigration, and Diaspora; Empire, Foreign Policy, and War: Globalization and Religion: Globalization, Gender, and Health ; Feminism and the State; Gender and Nationality; Globalization and GLBT Politics/Mobilization; Globalization and Power; Globalization and the Family; Global Environmental Issues and Transnational Womenís Activism; and Globalization and Mobilization/Transnational Social Movements
Individual Papers or Paper Panels: Individual submissions (name, affiliation, title, 300 word abstract) welcome. Panel proposals should include a panel title and brief abstract relating the panelís topic to the conference theme, as well as names of participant(s), titles, and abstract (300 words) for each paper.
Roundtable Discussions: Proposals for roundtables should include an abstract, participant names, affiliations, and paper/work titles. (500 words)
Workshops: Proposals for workshops should include a complete title and description of the workshop, names and credentials of the presenter(s) and the type of space needed. (500 words)
Poster Sessions: Poster session presenters should submit their name, title, and a brief abstract , including a plan for its display (300 words). Poster session participants should expect to speak for about 5 minutes.
The Womenís Studies Conference Student Paper Award is offered for the best paper presented by an undergraduate or graduate student. To be considered for this award, a students should (1) indicate on the registration form that she or he is a graduate or undergraduate student, and (2) submit his or her completed paper to the address below by February 1, 2008.
Submit proposals to: Prof. Bridgett Williams-Searle, Womenís Studies Program Coordinator, The College of Saint Rose, Albany NY 12203 or to firstname.lastname@example.org
Prof. Bridgett Williams-Searle
Women's Studies Program Coordinator
College of Saint Rose
Albany, New York 12203
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