THINKING GENDER:Graduate Student Research Conference

**NOTE: Disability is among the topics that the organizers hope to highlight**

THE UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN announces
CALL FOR PAPERS

2009 THINKING GENDER

THE NINETEENTH ANNUAL GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE, Friday, February 6, 2009
UCLA FACULTY CENTER

Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, sexuality and gender across all disciplines and historical periods. We invite submissions  for individual papers or preconstituted panels. This year, we especially welcome feminist research on:

– women and media
– local feminist issues and concerns in Southern California
– women and the environment (e.g., ecofeminism, the built 
environment, urban planning, architecture)
– women and political activism (e.g., women in government, women and 
war/peace)
– embodiment (e.g., disability, genetics)
– women in sports

For individual papers, please submit an abstract (250 word maximum),  a CV (2 pages maximum, no resumes, please), and a brief bibliography (1 page maximum). For panels, please submit a 250-word description of the panel topic in addition to the materials required for the individual paper submissions. Please reference the submission guidelines at http://www.csw.ucla.edu/thinkinggender.html, and note that only complete applications adhering to the stated guidelines will be accepted.

Deadline for Submissions: Wednesday, October 22, 2008, by midnight. We will only accept completed submissions emailed by the deadline, without exception.

Please send submissions to: thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

UCLA Center for the Study of Women
Box 957222/ Public Affairs 1500
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7222
310-825-0590
http://www.women.ucla.edu/csw/
Email: thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu

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