Mixed Messages: Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in the Digital Age

deadline for submissions: 
March 14, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Feminist Graduate Student Assocition

 Mixed Messages: Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in the Digital Age 

 Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Julio Capo, Ph.D.

 The 19th Annual Feminist Graduate Student Association Symposium co-sponsored by the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

 April 18th, 2018 | 9am – 4pm

 The Feminist Graduate Student Association at Florida Atlantic University, in association with the Center for Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, is proud to sponsor the 18th Annual Feminist Graduate Student Association Symposium and welcome scholarly work from graduate students of all disciplines. We hope to encourage lively discussions regarding issues of common interest and to encourage further work in the fields of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. This symposium is an opportunity for graduate students to present their ongoing work, thesis proposals, or research papers. 

All proposals due by March 14th to fgsa.faufeminists@gmail.com.

 

 

 #FakeNews 

 The current and future state of activism 

 Social media as a tool for social justice work 

 Dreamers, DACA, and immigration issues 

 Bringing personal stories to the public sphere 

 Sexual assault on college campus 

 Violence in the media/film/TV/Hollywood 

 #MeToo movement and sexual violence in media 

 #ClimateChangeIsReal 

 Indigenous activism and involvement online 

 Net neutrality, censorship, and free speech 

 

 

 

 Self-care and antidotes for violence 

 Controversies and myths surrounding mainstream feminism 

 Representations of disability in media/popular culture 

 Whitewashing and colorism in popular culture 

 Reclaiming feminine power/body 

 #EffYourBeautyStandards and other body positive movements 

 Ecofeminist responses to NoDAPL 

 Black Lives Matter