CFP: [Gender Studies] Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association

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Karen Weekes
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Mid-Atlantic Women’s Studies Conference, March 29, 2008
Penn State University, Abington College
Abington, PA (near Philadelphia)
“Privilege & Prejudice”
Featuring keynote address by
Peggy McIntosh
Author of “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”

(also featuring a pre-conference reading by Katha Pollitt)

In the 20 years since McIntosh’s essay first appeared, how far have we
come? How do race, gender, class, and other aspects of identity still shape
experience? We welcome papers, workshops, poster presentations, and panels
from all disciplines on any aspect of this theme.
Deadline: November 12, 2007
Send abstracts to with subject “MAWSA proposal.”
Or send hardcopy submissions to:
Dr. Karen Weekes
Associate Prof, English & Women’s Studies
Penn State University, Abington College
1600 Woodland Rd.
Abington, PA 19001

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