CFP: [Gender Studies] 2nd Annual College of Saint Rose Women's Studies Regional Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Bridgett Williams-Searle
contact email: 
williamb@strose.edu

The College of Saint Rose Women’s Studies Program Second
Annual Regional Conference
CALL FOR PAPERS:
Globalization, Gender, and the Challenge of Transnational Feminisms
SATURDAY, MARCH 15th, 2008
Abstracts for all sessions due Dec. 29, 2007
Please join the Women’s Studies Program at the College of Saint Rose, as
we welcome keynote speaker Katha Pollitt to the Second Annual College of
Saint Rose Women’s Studies Regional Conference.

We invite scholarly papers, panels, practical workshops, poster sessions,
and dialogues by and between feminist writers, scholars, and activists on
themes related to Globalization, Gender, and the Challenge of
Transnational Feminisms.
All work on this broad subject is invited for submission. Topics of
interest include, but are not limited to:

        - Transnational Identity and/or
Citizenship
        - Immigration, Emigration, and Diaspora
        - Empire, foreign policy, and war
        - Globalization and Religion
        - Globalization, Gender, and Health
        - Feminism and the State
        - Gender and Nationality
        - Globalization and GLBT Politics/Mobilization
        - Globalization and Power
        - Globalization and the Family
        - Global Environmental Issues and Transnational Women’s Activism
        - Globalization and Mobilization/Transnational Social Movements

All Papers and presentations should present theoretical, organizational,
and strategic frameworks for understanding issues facing women and men in
the struggle toward social justice in our diverse communities and our
increasingly globalized world.
We are especially interested in work (textual, visual, performative, or
intermedial) in and out of the academy which addresses the problems as
well as the potential of globalization, and the potential for
collaboration in solutions to effect positive social, cultural, and
economic transformation.
 
Individual Papers or Paper Panels: Individual proposals are welcome, as
are proposals for full panels. See guidelines below. Papers for the
conference should be approximately 14 pages in length (double spaced),
not including works cited and should be distributed to the discussant and
fellow panel members no later than March 1st. Individual presentations
within each panel should be no more than 20 minutes in length and should
focus on the primary importance or contribution of the argument and
implications.
Roundtable Discussions: Proposals for roundtables should include an
abstract of the topics that describes how the papers or works fit
together. Participant names, affiliations, and paper/work titles should
also be submitted.
Workshops: Proposals for workshops should include a complete title and
description of the workshop, the names and credentials of the presenter
(s) and the type of space needed.
Poster Sessions: Those wishing to present their work as a poster session
should submit their name, title, and an abstract of their work, including
a plan for its display. Poster session participants should expect to
speak for about 5 minutes.
The Women’s Studies Conference Student Paper Award:
The Women’s Studies Conference Student Paper Award is offered for the
best paper presented by an undergraduate or graduate student. To be
considered for this award, a students should (1) indicate on the
registration form that she or he is a graduate or undergraduate student,
and (2) submit his or her completed paper to the address below by
February 1, 2008.
The Barbara Smith St. Rose Women’s Studies Student Award:
The Barbara Smith St. Rose Women’s Studies Student Award is presented for
the best paper, video, art work, website, music or other medium submitted
by a College of St. Rose student on the topic of Globalization, Gender,
and the Challenge of Transnational Feminisms. To be considered for this
award, a student should (1) indicate on the registration form that she or
he is a College of St. Rose graduate or undergraduate student, and (2)
submit his or her completed work by February 1, 2008.
Paper, workshop, and poster session proposals should be no more than 500
words. Panel proposals should include a panel title and brief abstract
relating the panel’s topic to the conference theme, as well as names of
participant(s), titles, and abstract (300 words) for each paper. All
proposals should be submitted to Prof. Bridgett Williams-Searle, Women’s
Studies Program Coordinator at williamb_at_strose.edu, The College of Saint
Rose, Albany NY 12203. Inquiries welcome.
Proposal deadline for papers, panels, workshops, and poster sessions is
December 29th, 2007. Full papers or works for Award consideration are
due February 1st, 2008.

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cfp categories: 
gender_studies_and_sexuality