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CFP: Understanding Girls' Issues (10/25/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Rebecca C. Hains

The Girls and their Allies Caucus of the National Women's Studies
Association (NWSA) seeks panelists for a session on girls' issues, which we
are proposing for NWSA's 2006 meeting in Oakland, California.

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations about a range of issues
relevant to girls' lived experiences, including (but not limited to)
developmental issues, education, social life, media use, identity
negotiation, family roles, and so on.

Please email proposals to hains_at_temple.edu by October 25, 2005. Proposals
must include the following information:

CFP: Girls' Studies (10/28/05; NWSA, 6/15/06-6/18/06)

updated: 
Monday, October 24, 2005 - 3:10am
Rebecca C. Hains

The newly-formed Girls' Studies Interest Group of the National Women's
Studies Association (NWSA) seeks panelists for our proposed sessions on
Girls' Studies.

We invite proposals for 15-minute presentations on research with girls. We
welcome diverse theoretical, methodological, and disciplinary perspectives.

Please email your proposals to both hains_at_temple.edu and rebekahb_at_temple.edu
by October 28, 2005. Please include the following information:

- Name
- Affiliation
- Contact information (telephone, email, mailing address)
- A brief biography or c.v.
- A short abstract (300-500 words)

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the best previously unpublished essays on any aspect of women's studies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:

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