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CFP: Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Student Essay Contest (11/11/05; MAWSA, 3/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:09am
Kelly Kelleway

MAWSA

 

Student Essay Contest

 

The Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association is pleased to announce The
Fifth Annual Student Prize for Scholarly Excellence in Women's Studies.

 

Two awards, underwritten by the Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association,
are given annually to one undergraduate and one graduate student who submit
the best previously unpublished essays on any aspect of women's studies
scholarship. In addition to receiving cash awards of fifty dollars, the
writers of the winning essays are invited to deliver a presentation based on
their essays at the Women of Color and Allies Conference in Philadelphia,
March 18, 2006.

 

CFP: Gender and Censorship (1/16/06; journal issue)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:53am
exitnine_at_rci.rutgers.edu

Exit 9: Call for Papers

Jagged Edges: Rethinking the Canon(s) Through Gendered Lenses

Exit 9 sends a call for papers that focuses on the issue of censorship in
various literatures, texts, and theories. Whether implicit or explicit,
censorship is a common theme in literature and theory; we ask participants
to consider the intersections of an idea such as censorship with regards
to current trends in the interdiscipline of Women's and Gender Studies.
Submissions may consider the topic from one or a combination of the
following approaches:*

CFP: GLBTQ Aging Issues (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 18, 2005 - 3:52am
Leni Marshall

CALL FOR PAPERS

"I'VE BEEN QUEER FOR AGES": GLBTQ AGING ISSUES

National Women's Studies Association (NWSA)
Oakland, California (Bay Area)
June 15-18, 2006
For more conference details, see
nwsaconference.org

Abstract deadline: October 28, 2005

The theme of the NWSA conference is "Locating
Women's Studies: Formations of Power and
Resistance." The NWSA's Aging and Ageism Caucus
is sponsoring panels devoted to locating age and
ageing within feminist inquiry.

UPDATE: Carework in Literature/Film (10/11/05; no conference dates noted)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Association for Research on Mothering

Hi,

We are finalizing the conference program for our may conference on
carework and caregiving. We have close to 50 papers. However, we do not
have any on

REPRESENTATIONS OF CAREWORK (OR MOTHERWORK) IN FICTION/POETRY/FILM/ART
ETC.

IF YOU ARE DOING RESEARCH IN THIS AREA AND WANT TO BE PART OF WHAT
PROMISES TO BE A SUPERB CONFERENCE PLEASE EMAIL; name, Univ.
affiliation, position (faculty, student etc.) and title of paper to
arm_at_yorku.ca by Oct. 11,200

Thank you so much,

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Director, ARM
arm_at_yorku.ca

CFP: Computer Culture: Netporn Topics (11/15/05; SW/TX PCA/ACA, 2/8/06-2/11/06)

updated: 
Tuesday, October 11, 2005 - 10:12pm
Chaney, Joseph R.

CALL FOR PAPERS

Computer Culture Area
2006 SWTexas Popular Culture Assoc./American Culture Assoc.
http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
Albuquerque, New Mexico, February 8-11, 2006

We are seeking individual paper proposals as well as panel proposals
(panels of three or four presenters) on netporn topics involving issues
such as representation, community, news coverage, politics, business,
gender, the law and morality, surveillance, voyeurism, film, literature,
and art. Histories and analyses are both welcome. The conference began
as a regional meeting but is now national--even international--in scope.

For Panel Proposals:

CFP: Women and Performance in the 18th C. (11/15/05; 3/3/06)

updated: 
Wednesday, October 5, 2005 - 3:02pm
engell784_at_duq.edu

We invite proposals for papers related to the theme of women and
performance in the Eighteenth Century (1660-1830) for a one-day conference
sponsored by the English Department/Theatre Arts Program at Duquesne
University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Some suggested topics include: women
in the eighteenth-century theatre (female playwrights, actresses, singers,
dancers, musicians, women in theatre management, female theatre critics),
"performing" women in Restoration and/or eighteenth-century plays, novels,
novellas, poetry, diaries, letters, essays, and/or theoretical issues
related to women and performance, performance and the female body, female

CFP: Transnational Feminisms (12/15/05; collection)

updated: 
Friday, September 30, 2005 - 4:32pm
Jha, Priya

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Transnational Feminist Collection
(12/15/05: final deadline 5/1/06)
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We are soliciting articles of up to 6,000 words (MLA style) for inclusion i=
n
a cross-disciplinary collection. The purpose of this collection is to serv=
e
as a link between transnational feminist theories as written about and put
into practice in the social sciences and the humanities. Our hope is to
develop a model for communication between these fields of enquiry and to
foster progressive dialog between practioners in the various discursive
fields of academic enquiry. This anthology originated in two seminars on

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