9th International Conference on Women's Studies

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Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) - Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Spain)

The Departments of Anglo-American Philology I and II (Linguistics and Literature) wish to announce their 9th International Conference on Women's Studies, and invite you to submit papers on the topics listed below. The Organizing Committee for this conference, featuring national and international speakers, will publish texts selected after peer review for the Women's Studies collection, Vol. VII.

Organizing Committee: Ana Antón-Pacheco, Isabel Durán, Asunción López-Varela, Carmen Méndez, JoAnne Neff, Ana Laura Rodríguez

Topics (suggested but not limited to):
• Cultural Imagery and Representations of Difference in Film/Literature and Society
• Theorizing Difference from a Multiracial Perspective
• The New Geography of Identity, Sexual Difference and Collective Identities
• Multicultural Feminism in a Transnational Age
• Fundamentalisms, Totalitarianisms and Gender
• Women and the Third World
• Justice and Feminism: Women's Human Rights and Cultural Differences
• The Languages of Difference: Linguistic Perspectives on Gender Studies
• Masculinities, Gender Relations and Equality

Submission guidelines. Send by e-mail to: jornadamujer@filol.ucm.es
• Full text (Word or compatible): December 1st, 2009 deadline
• Spanish or English
• Texts of approximately 2,500 words (9 pages, double spaced), including notes and bibliography
• Formats for sessions: a) 20-minute individual paper; b) Chaired panels with three participants
• Stylistic guidelines: MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. Papers which do not conform to these guidelines will not be considered.

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