Queer Leadership and Scholastic Development Conference

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Organizers: University of Texas at El Paso's Rainbow Miner Initiative
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November 13th, 2010
CFP Deadline: August 1st, 2010

Conference URL: http://www.utep.edu/rmi

The Queer Leadership and Scholastic Development Conference is a venue for dialogue about LGBTQI issues via academic scholarship and theoretically grounded activism. This forum will allow students to share methods and ideas for researching Queer issues across various disciplines. The aim is to address issues of gender and sexuality both inside and outside of academia.
Suggested Topics:
We invite submissions for individual papers, panels, and roundtable discussions that examine LGBTQI issues. Examples of topics include, but are not limited to:

• Lesbian mothers
• Gays in the Military
• Straight Allies
• Transgender Professionals
• Queer Organizations and Clubs
• LGBT Sex education
• Gay Marriage and its Economic advantages/disadvantages
• Intersexuality
• Queer business
• Christianity and Homosexuality
• Queer immigrants along the Border
• Biology and Homosexuality

Location: University of Texas at El Paso, Tomas Rivera Conference Center

CFP Address:

Accepted presenters will be notified by September 1st.

Please send a 300-500 word abstract for papers, panels, or roundtable discussions to Jesus Smith at rmi@utep.edu.

*For assistance in creating an Abstract, refer to: http://writingcenter.unlv.e
CFP Email Address: rmi@utep.edu
Contact: Jesus Smith Sarah Ryan Edith Fernandez

E-Mail: rmi@utep.edu

Alternate E-Mail: efernandez6@utep.edu
Telephone: Jesus Smith 915-747-5080