Gender Across Borders III invites emerging and established scholars to share the best of their work on women and gender at this two-day conference. Panels in major research areas will be held alongside more focused panels to build an interdisciplinary look at the present and the future of research on women and gender. We welcome papers on more general issues, as well as papers on transformation, border-crossing, the present state and/or future of our research, or the specific topics listed below.
The conference will be headlined by humanities keynote speaker Dr. Layli Phillips, Associate Professor of Women's Studies and African American Studies at Georgia State University and editor of The Womanist Reader (Routledge, 2006); and by our special interdisciplinary session, “Creating a Space for Women in Science.”
Community and civic engagement
Gender and Pharmacology
Investigations of genre and form
Spirituality in women’s activism
Visual culture and the image
Women and Islam
Youth and social movements
Defining history: transformations over time
Women’s history in specific moments or cultures
Historiography and era-making
Violence and Terror
Women breaking the historical mold
African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art History, Asian Studies, Classics, Cultural studies, Dance (theory or performance), Diaspora studies, Economics, Education, European Studies, Feminist theories, Geography, Global Gender Studies/Women’s Studies, Healing/Trauma studies, History, Law, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Queer/Trans- Studies, Library Sciences, Literary Studies/Comparative Literature, Management, Media Study, Music, Popular culture, Psychology, Regional studies, Religious studies, Sociology, Social Work, Television, Theatre, Visual Studies, Working-class studies
Individual papers: Researchers wishing to submit individual papers on “transformation” or on gender and women may do so at any time.
Emerging Women Scientists and Engineers: Researchers whose work does not explicitly discuss gender are welcomed and encouraged to present their current research in format most appropriate to their work: panel discussion, power-point presentations and/or poster display.
“Work Life” Forums: balancing research, community, family, health, and sanity.
Abstracts, not to exceed 300 words, should be included in the body of an email sent to email@example.com. Please indicate whether you are submitting your paper to a specific panel or general research area (listed below). Please include a short bio of 200 words with your abstract.
Information about past and current IREWG activities is available at http://www.genderbuffalo.org.
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