CFP: [Gender Studies] Resisting Hegemonies: Race and Sexual Politics for Girls in Nation, Region, Empire

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Leisha Jones
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Call for Workshops, Papers, and Panels

Resisting Hegemonies: Race and Sexual Politics for Girls in Nation, Region, Empire

Sponsored by the Girls and Their Allies Caucus

National Women's Studies Association
29th Annual Conference
June 19 â€" 22, 2008
Cincinnati, Ohio

Submissions are invited for workshops, papers, and panels on this year’s conference theme.
Topics may include but are not limited to: girls, race, and schooling; girls and food; girls, birth
control, nation states; the sexual politics of difference; girls and sports across the globe; factory
girls; teenage sex workers; race and the beauty queen; regional ontologies of gender; girl
subcultures; international girl collectives; girls and literature or film; girl organizing and the

Submissions should include a 50-word abstract, a 250-300 word description, and a CV or brief
bio. Completed papers should be approximately eight pages, for a reading time of 15 minutes.
Workshops may be either 20 minutes long or a full hour. Panels are best configured at three or
four participants. Abstracts of accepted papers, panels and workshops will appear in the NWSA
program guide.

The deadline for submissions to the Girls and Their Allies Caucus is
October 29, 2007.

Applicants will be notified of the committee's decision by November 1, 2007. For more
information on submission guidelines for the general conference, please see the NWSA website.

Please submit abstracts, description, and CV to Leisha Jones (information below). Email
submissions are preferred.

For further information about the CFP please contact:

Leisha Jones
Women's Studies Department
Penn State University
33 Willard Bldg.
University Park, PA 16802

Please note that all conference participants must be members of the
NWSA for the calendar year of the conference and must register for the
conference. Please see the NWSA website for information on membership
and registration:


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