CFP: VIII Conference on Women's Studies (Spain) (12/20/06; 3/12/07-0/14/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Jornadas de la Mujer. Dp. Filología Inglesa
contact email: 
jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es

SITES OF FEMALE TERROR~ ~ ~ EN TORNO A LA MUJER Y EL TERROR
Facultad de Filología, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
March 12-14, 2007

The Departments of English Philology I and II, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, are calling for papers on the topics listed below for the VIII Conference on Women's Studies. The Organizing Committee for this Conference, featuring national and international speakers, will publish selected texts in the Women's Studies Series, Vol. VI.

Sessions: 20 minutes, plus 10 for questions

Topics (suggested but not limited to):

Ø Violation of women’s human rights.
Ø Representations of female “terror” (Gothic, legend, dystopian literature, science fiction, etc.)
Ø The female body as a site of shame and abjectedness
Ø Domestic violence and its representations.
Ø Women as colonized subjects.
Ø Women as victims throughout history
Ø Women and negative myths
Ø Women and war
Ø Women as agents of terror

Submission guidelines. Send e-mail to: jornadamujer_at_filol.ucm.es
· Full text (Word or compatible)before December 20th, 2006
· Spanish or English
· Texts of approximately 2,500 words (9 pages, double spaced), including notes and bibliography
· Stylistic guidelines: MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers

Further information: http://www.ucm.es/info/FInglesa/jornadas_mujer_2007.htm

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cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond