Breadnut men, chestnut women: Gender Stereotypes in the African Diaspora
Call for Papers Date:
I am pleased to announce that the Conference:"Bread-nut Men, Chestnut Women: Gender Stereotypes within the African Diaspora" Went very well. A Publishing house has contacted us to release the proceedings of the conference.
We are therefore calling for more papers pertaining to Gender stereotypes within the African Diaspora and the Creole milieu.
Gender stereotypes and history:
- Which historical figures remained in the collective memories to shape the current gender stereotypes of the African Diaspora?
-What is the role of official historical curriculum, in promoting these stereotypes?
Gender stereotypes in Art:
-How is traditional music vectoring gender stereotypes?
-In which ways have these stereotypes evolve with the socio-economical changes and the various musical fusions?
-Gender stereotypes carnaval: catharsis or bacchanal?
-Light skinned women dark skinned men and the media: the establishment of beauty canons.
Gender stereotypes in post colonial nationalistic discourse
-What is the weight of Black Feminism/Womanism in the race equality struggle.
Gender stereotypes in literature:
- How are stereotypes sustained or discarded in literature from the African Diaspora.
-How can these stereotypes differ in non African Diasporic discourses?
Gender stereotypes in religious settings:
- Dogmas and syncretism in the shaping of gender stereotypes: gender stereotypes in Rastafari, Christian, Vodun and Muslim contexts.
The deadline for the abstracts is the 31st of November.
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