Women, Marriage & Family

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Women's Studies Brigham Young University
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BYU Women's Studies 4th Annual Conference November 6-8, 2014

Women, Marriage & Family

Keynote speaker:
Professor Patricia Mainardi, a leading authority on 19th- century European art, a pioneering women's studies professor, author of Husbands, Wives, and Lovers: Marriage and Its Discontents in Nineteenth-Century France (Yale University Press, 2003).
This interdisciplinary conference seeks to explore the place and role of women in marriage and the family in both local and global settings. Conference organizers seek papers, panels, and creative projects that address topics such as
Women and Marriage
- Representations of Marriage in Film and Literature
Marriage and Family in a secular world

- "Un-veiling" the marriage: women, marriage, and Islam in the European Union
- Arranged Marriages
- Interracial Marriages

- Marriage, Religion, and the Law
Women and Family
- Clichés, Stereotypes, and Caricature

- Women as Mothers,
- Women and Child-rearing
- Women as Daughters, Sisters, Grandmothers
- Evolution of Roles and Authority in the Family
- Family and Economic and Cultural Issues
Please send 300-word abstracts and a brief CV to http://womensstudies.byu.edu/2014cfp/
by May 3rd, 2014. Graduate students should send a 100-word abstract and a 8-10 page paper.
Address all questions or complete papers to byuwsconference@gmail.com