Performing Feminism(s) - Annual Symposium by McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship, May 13, 2010

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Call for Papers:
McGill Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship (GGFS) presents:
Performing Feminism(s)
Thursday, May 13, 2010

McGill University's Graduate Group for Feminist Scholarship requests papers for our annual interdisciplinary symposium on Thursday, May 13, 2010. This year's conference theme is: "Performing Feminism(s): Gender and Sexuality on Display." We invite papers on this topic from scholars engaged or interested in feminist, gender, LGBTQ, and sexuality studies across disciplines, although interesting proposals on any relevant topic will be considered.

Topics to consider include, but are not limited to:
· public and private speech acts
· sexing performative spaces
· gendered bodies on stage
· feminist and/or queer studies on film and television
· gender, sexuality, and dance
· gender, sexuality, and musical performance
· social activism in performance
· sexuality and gender in politics
· gendered bodies at work
· sexuality, gender, and self-presentation
· performing gender roles in public and/or private
· medical and scientific understandings of gender and sexuality
· psychology of gender or sexual performance
· gendering private and public health
· gender and sexuality in professional sports

Please send abstracts (less than 250 words) to: no later than February 28, 2010.