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

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BYU Women's Studies
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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
• Marriage, Family Relationships, and Health
• Marriage, Religion, and the Law
• Marriage and Family in a Secular World
• Arranged Marriages
• Interracial Marriages
• "Un-veiling" the Marriage: Women, Marriage, and Islam in the European Union
• Representations of Marriage in Film and Literature

Women and Family
• Shifting Roles in the Family
• Gender, Family Adjustments, and Transitions
• Family and Economic and Cultural Issues
• Women as Daughters, Sisters, Grandmothers
• Clichés, Stereotypes, and Caricature
• Women as Mothers
• Women and Child Rearing

Please send 300-word abstracts and a brief CV to We have extended the due date for abstract submissions to May 15, 2014. Graduate students should also send an 8-10 page paper to Please address all questions to