CFP: Creative Forces: Women, Art, Science (11/1/06; MAWSA, 3/31/07)

full name / name of organization: 
Dr. Lois Gilmore
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CFP: Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Conference March 31, 2007

"Creative Forces: Women, Art, Science"



The Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association invites submissions for its
annual conference to be held March 31, 2007, at Bucks County Community
College in Newtown, PA. This year's conference theme is "Creative Forces:
Women, Art, Science."



This conference spotlights the dynamic relations and fecund negotiations
among the complex and interrelated domains of the arts, the sciences, and



I. We are seeking submissions that consider the cultural concept of gender
and its uses as a category of inquiry in fields such as (but not limited


* The plastic arts such as painting or sculpture

* Theater or performance

* Socio-cultural inflected studies of literature

* History, anthropology, or archaeology

* Sociology or psychology

* Rhetoric and communications media such as Internet-mediated
communications or hypertext documents

* Biological sciences

* "Hard" sciences such as physics or mathematics

* Computer sciences and information technology


II. Submissions that emphasize the permeable boundaries
between "science" and "art" are also encouraged, as are submissions that


* Pedagogical issues in academic culture

* Feminist praxis in second-language acquisition, faculty mentoring,
or seemingly "unrelated" fields


Proposals should be submitted electronically to by
November 1, 2006.

[Include name, contact information, type of session, and equipment needed in
the 1-page proposal.]


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