GENDER & DIFFERENCE, Cardiff University 20-23 May 2010 (deadline for abstracts: 31 January 2010)
GENDER & DIFFERENCE
An interdiciplinary conference organised by the Centre for Critical and Cultural Theory, Cardiff University and tbe Englisches Seminar at the University of Cologne.
Dates: 20-23 May 2010
Place: Gregynog Hall. This is the University of Wales residential conference centre, which is situated near Newtown in Mid Wales. It is set in beautiful landscaped gardens and extensive grounds. http://www.wales.ac.uk/defaultpage.asp?page=e3000
Call for Papers
This conference will bring together scholars working in the broad area of gender and difference, across a wide range of social and cultural texts and practices. It will feature research by faculty and graduate students working in critical and cultural theory, literature, film studies, sociology and other relevant fields. We will discuss cuttting edge research that addresses the various ways in which differences of all kinds — ranging from ethnic, racialised and religious differences tolocation, time period, class and sexual orientation — complexify the analysis of gender and gender politics. Proposals are welcome from all relevant academic disciplines and theoretical frameworks, covering any historical period.
A selection of papers from the conference will be published in the on-line journals Gender Forum and Assuming Gender
Prospective speakers are invited tosubmit a 500 word proposal along with a short CV to the conference organizers at: GD@cardiff.ac.uk by 31 January 2010.