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Critical Animal Studies Conference (June 20-22, 2013)
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Institute for Critical Animal Studies
2013 CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS/NOMINATIONS
June 20-22, 2013
Breaking the Silence on Global and Local Intersections of Ethnicity, Spirituality, and Nonhuman Animals
We welcome proposals from community members including nonprofit organizations, political leaders, activists, and professors, staff, and students from within higher education. We are especially interested in the histories of social movements, spirituality, global religions, race, ethnicity, decolonization, critical race theory, nonviolence, alliance politics, freedom, democracy, total inclusion, global trade, globalization, whiteness, radical feminism, anti-racism, imperialism, prison abolition, labor rights, disability rights, legal issues, and indigenous rights/sovereignty.
Presentations should be fifteen to twenty minutes long. We are receptive to innovative formats including roundtables, panels, community dialogues, theater, and workshops. You may propose individual or group “panel” presentations, but please clearly specify the structure of your proposal and stress in your paper/roundtable/panel/etc. proposal how you will be focusing on the program theme and linking it to ethnicity, spirituality and critical animal studies.
Proposals or abstracts for panels, roundtables, workshops, or paper presentations should be no more than 500 words.
Please send a 100-word (maximum) biography for each facilitator or presenter—speaking to your activism and scholarship—in third person paragraph form.
The deadline for submissions is April 1, 2013.
Accepted presenters will be notified via e-mail by April 15, 2013.
Please send proposals/abstracts and biographies electronically using an MS Word attachment in Times Roman 12 point font to: