UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Gender and Science Student Research Conference

full name / name of organization: 
Eric Sonstroem
contact email: 

CFP: Gender and Science Student Research Conference
March 29, 2008, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
Extended Deadline, February 8, 2008

On March 29, 2008, the Gender Studies Program of the University of the
Pacific will be hosting a one-day regional student research conference on
"Gender and Science." This is a multi-disciplinary conference that will
invite student research presentations in the natural sciences, social
sciences and humanities, and is especially welcoming of research projects
that are interdisciplinary in nature. Submissions are welcome from
undergraduate students and from Masters students. Two $250 awards will be
given for the best pre-submitted undergraduate and the best pre-submitted
graduate essay.

Our keynote speaker will be Banu Subramaniam from the University of
Massachusetts, Amherst. Dr. Subramaniam is a Biologist who specializes in
Science, Gender and Race, and whose work builds bridges between the natural
sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities.

Papers and proposals are welcome in all areas of gender and science. You
may visit our website for more information:


Possible panel topics include:

Gender and computer games
Gender in the study of childhood and adolescence
Gender, medicine and the body
Online constructions of gender
Gender and Science Fiction
Sports and gender
The gendered scientist
Gender-specific medical marketing
Reproductive technology
Gender and the politics of science
Gender and science education
Gender and psychology
Gender and the history of science/medicine
Gender, medicine, and the law

Email submissions are preferred. Please send your 200-word proposal, or
your complete paper if you would like to be considered for the award, to:

esonstroemâ€"atâ€"pacificâ€"dotâ€"edu (and include “Gender and Science” in the
subject line).

If you would like to mail a hardcopy instead, you may send it to:

Dr. Eric Sonstroem
Department of English
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, California 95211

Please submit your paper or proposal by February 8, 2008.

Panel proposals for up to four presenters are also welcome, but each
presenter must submit their own paper proposal as part of the submission

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