CFP: College of Saint Rose Women's Studies Regional Conference - Feminism, Activism and the Academy (1/7/07; 3/24/07)

full name / name of organization: 
LEDFORDA
contact email: 
LEDFORDA@mail.strose.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS: FEMINISM, ACTIVISM AND THE ACADEMY

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The Women's Studies Committee at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY
invites you to join Activist/Scholar/Publisher Barbara Smith and
Authors/Activists Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards for the First
Annual Saint Rose Women's Studies Regional Conference on Saturday, March
24, 2007.

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This year, we invite scholarly papers, practical workshops and dialogues
by and between feminist and womanist activists, writers and scholars on
themes related to Feminism, Activism and the Academy.=20

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All papers and presentations should present frameworks for understanding
a variety of issues - theoretical, organizational and strategic - that
are facing women in the struggle toward social justice in our diverse
communities and our increasingly connected global world.

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We are especially interested in models and strategies of feminist
organizing both in and out of the academy and in joint efforts between
feminist activists, feminist scholars and oppressed urban communities.
Contributions which address the problems of and potential for
collaboration between scholars, activists and neighbors in effecting
positive social transformation are encouraged

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Individual Presentations should be no more than 20 minutes in length
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Panel Discussion

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Proposals for panels should include an abstract of the panel and how
papers go together. Panel participant names, affiliations and paper
titles should also be submitted.

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Workshops

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Proposals for workshops should include a complete description of the
workshop, presenter's credentials and the sort of space needed.=20

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Student Paper Awards

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There will be two student paper awards-one for the best undergraduate
paper and one for the best graduate student paper. To be considered for
one of these awards, students should (1) indicate on the registration
form that they are either a graduate or undergraduate student, and (2)
submit their completed paper by February 1, 2007, to Dr. Angela D.
Ledford, Women's Studies Coordinator at ledforda_at_strose.edu
<mailto:ledforda_at_strose.edu> =20

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Registration

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Total registration cost (which includes pastries, coffee, tea and lunch)
is $30.00 (payable by check to the WST Program at the College of Saint
Rose c/o Dr. Angela D. Ledford, WST Coordinator, The College of Saint
Rose, 432 Western Avenue, Albany, NY 12203. Fee can be reduced or
waived based on need.

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Proposals of no more than 300 words should be submitted to Dr. Angela D.
Ledford, Women's Studies Coordinator, at ledforda_at_strose.edu
<mailto:ledforda_at_strose.edu> =20

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Or

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Dr. Angela D. Ledford

Women's Studies Coordinator

The College of Saint Rose

432 Western Avenue

Albany, NY 12203

518-458-5326

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Proposals postmarked by January 7th are insured full consideration

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cfp categories: 
gender_studies_and_sexuality