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>Subject: CFP: Intersections of Race and Gender (1/2/07; 4/12/07-4/14/07)
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>From: "Iyer, Nalini" <[log in to unmask]>
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>CALL FOR PAPERS
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>The Seattle University Wismer Center for Gender & Diversity Studies =
>welcomes submissions to an upcoming interdisciplinary conference - =
>INTERSECTIONS OF RACE AND GENDER: (RE) IMAGINING THE FAMILY. The =
>conference will be held at Seattle University from April 12-14, 2007.
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>Continuing with the theme of our 2005 conference -- (Re) Examining Race =
>and Gender -- this upcoming conference will provide an opportunity for =
>scholars and activists from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds =
>to engage in discussions concerning race, gender, and their =
>intersections. Narrower in scope than the 2005 conference, (Re) =
>Imagining the Family will focus on the roles of race, ethnicity, class, =
>gender, and/or sexual orientation in the context of the family.=20
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>While we welcome submissions from family scholars that address any of =
>these identities, we are particularly interested in work that examines =
>intersections of two or more of these identities. We hope to attract a =
>variety of perspectives -- historical as well as contemporary, domestic =
>as well as global, theoretical as well as empirical.
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>Possible topics include cross-cultural and international adoption; =
>health care disparities by race, gender, and class; welfare reform; =
>same-sex marriage; family law; care of the young, the old, and the =
>disabled; motherhood; fatherhood; social mobility; reproductive =
>technology and rights; immigration; the concept of love as a commodity; =
>queer theory; ethics, spirituality, and religion; third world and global =
>feminism; and representations of the family in art, literature, and the =
>media.
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>Please submit abstracts for papers or panel proposals to Vanessa =
>Casta=F1eda, [log in to unmask] by January 2, 2007.=20
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>For submissions and proposal forms, please download =
>http://www.seattleu.edu/wismer/intersections07_callforpapers.pdf.=20
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>There is no registration fee to participate in the conference, but =
>participants are encouraged to register to assist with organization and =
>conference planning. Participants are responsible for their travel and =
>accommodation expenses. Information about hotel accommodation with =
>special university rates will be made available to all participants. For =
>more information, please contact Vanessa Casta=F1eda at =
>[log in to unmask], (206) 296-2597 or visit =
>http://www.seattleu.edu/wismer

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