FEMINIST SPACES AND FUTURES November 16-17, 2012

full name / name of organization: 
FEMINIST SPACES AND FUTURES Annual Women’s Studies Conference in Finland / The Association for Women's Studies in Finland (SUNS) & Gender Studies Program in the University of Tampere, Finland
contact email: 
naistutkimuspaivat2012@uta.fi

*2nd Call for Papers*

FEMINIST SPACES AND FUTURES
Women's Studies Conference, Tampere, November 16-17, 2012

In November 2012, Women's Studies Annual Conference gathers together scholars in Women's and Gender Studies to discuss current issues and latest findings and to share new ideas. The theme of this year's conference is Feminist Spaces and Futures.

We are soliciting papers for the workshops. Six workshops welcome papers and presentations in English. Please submit your abstract for paper (150-200 words) directly to the workshop coordinators. The closing date for paper proposals is September 17th 2012. For the workshop descriptions and coordinators' contact information, please visit the conference website:

http://www.uta.fi/yky/naistutkimuspaivat2012/english/workshops.html

* Representations of gendered violence
* Biotechnological spaces and futures: feminist interrogations
* Trans* perspectives
* Postcolonial and transnational spaces and futures
* Queer -- between politics and literature
* Gender identity -- revisiting the concept of identity and the politics of difference

The main language in the conference is Finnish, but the keynote lectures as well as six workshops are in English.

We welcome you to the Women's Studies Conference 2012!

The 2012 Women's Studies Conference is organized by The Association for Women's Studies in Finland (SUNS) and the Gender Studies Programme at the University of Tampere.

Pieta Hyvärinen
conference secretary
Women's Studies Conference 2012

Association for Women's Studies in Finland
Gender Studies Programme in the University of Tampere

naistutkimuspaivat2012@uta.fi
http://www.uta.fi/yky/naistutkimuspaivat2012/english.html

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