Separate Spheres and Closed Doors: Recasting Gender and Space

deadline for submissions: 
January 30, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
GENCAS (Swansea University Centre for Research into Gender, Culture and Society)

Separate Spheres & Closed Doors: Recasting Gender and Space

Call for Papers

April 19th-20th 2018

Singleton Abbey, University of Swansea

We are inviting proposals for the bi-annual GENCAS Postgraduate Conference, exploring the interactions of gender and space across periods and disciplines. Panel Papers (20 minutes) may discuss, but are not limited to, any of the following topics:
• Representations of Gendered Spaces in Literature and the Visual Arts
• Questions of Access and Restriction – Women in STEM, Social Policy & Transgender Rights, Public Breastfeeding and Women’s Rights
• Bodily Space and Medical Discourse (e.g. One Sex-Two Sex Bodies)
• Displacement and Dislocation (Homelessness, Exile, etc.)
• Fraternities, Sororities, and Institutional Identities.
• Conceptual Spaces & Schools of Thought

Presentations in Welsh are encouraged – Simultaneous translation will be provided

Please send abstracts of no more than 300 words to Maria Zygogianni & Jack Orchard at by 30th January 2018.