>From: Jennifer Musial <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: CFP: Graduate Women's Studies Student Association Symposium
>Apologies for cross-postings -
>Call For Abstracts
>Graduate Women's Studies Student Association Symposium
>April 13-14, 2005
>The Graduate Women's Studies Student Association (GWSSA) invites feminist
>academics, artists, and activists to the second annual GWSSA Symposium.
>Participation can take the form of panel presentation, round table or
>creative submission. The Committee also welcomes submissions from groups
>organized as panels or roundtables.
>Focusing primarily on expanding the borders and boundaries within women's
>studies, this year's conference welcomes academic, creative and activist
>submissions relating to any of the themes/topics outlined below, or more
>generally addressing feminist perspectives.
>Possible themes might include:
>- critical engagement with the development of Women's Studies as an
>- the challenges (methodological, theoretical, political) of engaging in
>feminist research, policy
>development and/or activism
>- social movements
>- sexuality and the body
>- feminist theorizations of violence
>- theorizing sex work
>- relationships between Women's Studies and feminist activism
>- the fight for institutional space
>- Women's Studies and privilege
>- Women's Studies and/as transnationalism
>- Women's Studies/feminist pedagogy
>- feminism and/in popular culture
>Abstracts should not exceed 250 words, and should include clearly
>identifiable keywords. Other guidelines and application forms are
>available on our website: www.yorku.ca/gwssa/symposium.html
>Submissions should be emailed to [log in to unmask]
>The deadline for abstracts is Monday, February 21, 2005.
>Successful applicants will be notified by Monday March 4, 2005.
>Centre for Feminist Research, York University
>Graduate Program in Women's Studies, York University
>School of Women's Studies, York University
>Please Post and Circulate Widely. Thanks!
>School of Women's Studies - Graduate Programme
>York University, Toronto, ON
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