UPDATE: [Cultural-Historical] CFP Lesbian Lives XV: Writing Lesbian Culture: Theories and Praxisâ; 14/12/2007; 02/15-16/2008

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Lesbian Lives XV: Friday 15 - Saturday 16 Feb 2008

Writing Lesbian Culture: Theories and Praxis’

A 2-Day, International, Interdisciplinary Conference to be held at the
Women's Education, Research and Resource Centre (WERRC), School of Social
Justice, University College Dublin, Ireland

Keynote Speakers

KATE BORNSTEIN is an author, playwright and performance artist. Kate's
published works include the books Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the
Rest of Us; My Gender Workbook; and the cyber-romance-action novel, Nearly
Roadkill with co-author Caitlin Sullivan. Kate's plays and performance
pieces include Strangers in Paradox, Hidden: A Gender, The Opposite Sex Is
Neither, Virtually Yours, and y2kate: gender virus 2000.

BARBARA CARRELLAS is an author, sex educator, and theatre artist. Her most
recent books are Urban Tantra: Sacred Sex for the Twenty-First Century and
Luxurious Loving: Tantric Inspirations for Passion and Pleasure. Barbara's
pioneering Urban Tantra® workshops were named best in New York City by
TimeOut / New York magazine. She frequently collaborates with her partner,
Kate Bornstein, with whom she performs and tours their sex positive,
gender-bending lecture/performance piece Too Tall Blondes Do Sex, Death &

Call for Papers

Proposals are welcomed on (though are by no means limited to) the

Lesbian Cultures, Literature, biographies, histories, sexualities, gender
performances, lesbian activisms, alliances and ruptures, radical
feminisms, identities, ethnicities, historical literature, Motherhood,
Worldwide Lesbian and Gay Liberation Movements, Community and Social
Activisms, Histories of Sexualities, Queer Readings of Literature And

The conference organisers welcome proposals for (A) individual papers, (B)
sessions, (C) round table discussions, and (D) workshops.

E-mail proposals to lesbian.lives_at_ucd.ie or post them to:

Lesbian Lives XV: ‘Writing Lesbian Culture: Theories and Praxis’
Women's Education Research and Resource Centre (WERRC),
School of Social Justice,
Hannah Sheehy Skeffington Building,
University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland.

For further information see our website at www.ucd.ie/werrc or telephone
+353 1 7168572

The closing date for the submission of proposals is Friday Dec. 14th 2007

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