>From: Julie Hill Barton <[log in to unmask]>
>WOMEN, WAR and PEACE
>CALL FOR PROPOSALS
>The Thirteenth Annual Women¼s Studies Conference at
>Southern Connecticut State University
>New Haven, Connecticut
>FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17 and SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2003
>For downloadable CFP in .pdf format and further information.
>The Southern Connecticut State University Women¼s Studies Program will be
>hosting its Thirteenth Annual Women¼s Studies Conference, „Women, War and
>Peace,¾ on October 17-18, 2003. This conference focuses on all aspecs of
>women in war and peace. It will seek to promote interaction among academics,
>community leaders, activists, professionals, artists, and others interested
>in Women and War and Peace studies.
>All theoretical approaches are welcome as are non-academic, practical, or
>Submissions on any aspect of women¼s experience during war or peace are
>invited. Possible session formats include, but are not limited to,
>roundtable discussions, workshops, paper presentations, performances,
>video/slide shows, poster sessions, works in progress, panels, and art
>exhibits. Please note: Sessions are one hour and fifteen minutes long. Refer
>to the section on Guidelines for Submissions for more information.
>*The Women¼s Fair*
>The Annual Women¼s Fair features woman-owned businesses, woman-oriented
>services, woman-made products, women¼s advocacy groups and woman-centered
>political organizations. It will be held in conjunction with the conference.
>All products at the Fair are earth and animal-friendly and cruelty-free.
>Interested vendors should request applications from the Women¼s Studies
>The conference theme, „Women - War and Peace¾ focuses on all aspects of
>women in war and peace.
>Suggested topics include, but are not limited to:
>-Alternatives to war
>-Environmental impact, economic impact, profiteering
>-Eugenics, sterilization, experimentation
>-Forensics, anthropologies, languages, rhetorics, histories of war
>-International law, civil rights, civil liberties
>-Just wars and unjust wars
>-Media and propaganda, representations of war as entertainment, war games,
>historical versions, debates, conspiracy theories, the internet, film, talk
>-Nationalism, national security, politics, Homeland Security, jingoism,
>-Nuclear, biological, chemical, conventional, psychological, and guerilla
>-Pedagogy, brainwashing, teach-ins, activism
>-Representation of women, war and peace in literature, the visual arts, the
>performing arts, music, cinema
>-War and disability
>-War and economics/environment: war and its aftermath, war¼s impact on
>-War and gender, masculinities, feminisms, sexualities, homosexualities
>-War, peace and spiritual/religious/theological issues
>-War, race, class and ethnicity
>-Women and resistance, guerilla warfare, political prisoners,
>incarceration, the disappeared, internment camps, re-education
>-Women and technologies of war: combat, intelligence, weaponry,
>-Women and the technologies of war, the military/industrial complex,
>high-tech combat, intelligence, electronic surveillance
>-Women and war crimes: disfigurement, forced conception, mutilation,
>-Women as aggressors, as assassins, as bait, as camp-followers, as
>combatants, as conscientious objectors, as freedom fighters, as grassroots
>organizers, as guards, as guerillas, as heroes, as hostages, as icons of
>home and patriotism, as informers, as leaders, as martyrs, as members of
>humanitarian organizations, as missionaries, as mothers, as objects of
>desire, as officers, as pawns, as peacemakers, as prey, as prisoners, as
>prostitutes, as public intellectuals, as role-models, as spies, as suicide
>bombers, as support staff, as targets for military rape, as terrorists, as
>-Women warriors and wars against women
>-Women¼s participitation in ethnic cleansing, genocide, holocaust
>-Women¼s participation in the war against drugs, against abortion and
>contraception, against ...
>-Women¼s wars against anti-abortion activism, disease, domestic violence,
>environmental degradation, exploitation, HIV/AIDS, multi-national
>corporations, poverty, religious fundamentalism, sexual abuse, toxic
>-Women¼s work in founding alliances for justice and peace, organizing of
>protests, participating in civil disobedience, advocating for pacifism,
>-Common Women¼s Peace Movement, IRA, recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize
>This conference is primarily self-supporting. Therefore, we ask that you
>submit a proposal only if you and your panelists will be able to register
>for the conference at the discounted presenter fee. Please indicate whether
>you are willing to serve as chair/moderator/respondent of a panel if we are
>unable to include your presentation. In cases of financial hardship, the
>Women¼s Studies Progam is willing to make individual alternate arrangements.
>Financial arrangements must be requested in writing with an explanation of
>the special circumstances. We are not able to subsidize travel expenses.
>*Submission Deadline & Mailing Info*
>Submissions must be postmarked by 23 June 2003. Send proposals to:
> Women¼s Studies, MO B7
> Southern CT State University
> 501 Crescent Street
> New Haven CT 06515
> or email: [log in to unmask]
> fax: 203-392-6723
>Decision notices will be mailed on/around 4 August 2003
>*Guidelines for Submissions*
>Please attach a separate sheet and provide all of the following information.
>Be sure to send the signed Proposal Submission Form (page 3) with your
>proposal. You may photocopy this form for colleagues and friends to submit
>proposals as well.
>Organizer(s)¼ role(s) (e.g. chair, facilitator, workshop leader name(s),
>home address(es), institutional address(es) and title(s) if any, day/evening
>phone; fax; e-mail.
>2. All Panelists (if applicable)
>Name, home address, institutional address, and title (if any), day and
>evening phone numbers, email address, fax
>3. Title of Session
>4. Format of session/presentation
>Roundtable discussion, workshop, video/slide show, etc.
>5. AV support (please describe equipment needs)
>AV support includes: TV/VCRs, overhead projectors, slide projectors,
>microphones/speakers, powerpoint. Presenters will need to supply their own
>6. Session Information
>List of presenters by name, in the order in whic they will speak (if
>applicable), titles of all papers (if applicable), brief description of
>content of presentation or papers
>7. Preferred day and time for the session
> October 17, 2003: afternoon/evening
> October 18, 2003: morning/afternoon
> Note: we will attempt to accommodate scheduling requests.
>8. 500-700 Word Proposal
>A 500 word proposal summarizing the theme and intent of your presentation.
>1000 word proposal for panels.
>A 50-75 word abstract of the theme of each of the presentations for
>inclusion in the conference program (if proposal is accepted).
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