UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN
Thinking Gender 2011 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference
Friday, February 11, 2011, at the UCLA Faculty Center.
This proposed panel will address issues of disordered body image, sexuality, and power dynamics in Sasha Paley's juvenile adult novel Huge as well as the ABC Family television adaptation. Seeking papers that critically analyze Huge and especially take into consideration the conference's themes of food, money, the academy, and invented pathologies. Possible paper topics could include the portrayal of class and racial power dynamics, male eating disorders and body image, differences in the novel to TV adaptation, etc. See http://www.csw.ucla.edu/thinkinggender.html for complete call for papers and information. Please submit a 100-250 word abstract to Kaitlin Clinnin at firstname.lastname@example.org by September 30th, 2010. Presenters must be a currently enrolled graduate student.
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