Gender Research Conference

George Mason University
Women & Gender Studies Annual Conference

 

Politics of Gender & Justice:
The Intersection of Identity & Discipline

 

Identities 

Friday, November 16, 2018 
George Mason University  Merten Hall

wgstconference.onmason.com

 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS & CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

This one-day conference, hosted by the Women and Gender Studies Program at George Mason University, brings together scholars, students (both graduate and undergraduate), policymakers, artists, and activists to wrestle with ideas and strategies to move forward toward a just world in theory and practice. 

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION

We welcome proposals for poster sessions, individual presentations, roundtable discussions, and panel submissions. We also welcome submissions for art installations and slam poetry workshops. Undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and community proposals are encouraged to apply. We welcome submissions from other disciplines as long as there is an element of Women & Gender Studies in the work. Proposals should include name, affiliation, e-mail address, title, a 250-word abstract, and a 1-2 page CV. Please send all materials by email to wgst@gmu.edu by May 10, 2018. Please put "Submission for Conference 2018” in the subject line of your message. Acceptance notifications will be sent via email no later than May 31st, 2018. 

TOPICS

Potential topics include but are not limited to:
• Representation of identities in media
• Immigration and gender Issues
• Experiences of just politics and communities
• Cultural and artistic interventions
• Crafting just policies, from the local to global
• Methods of change: peaceful protest, disruption, violence
• Issues involving intersectional identities

REGISTRATION

The conference is open to the public. There is no fee for all presenters and attendees, but an RSVP is required by November 9th, 2018 to guarantee a meal. Lunch will be provided the day of the conference.

RESOURCE FAIR

The resource fair is a great opportunity for campus/community organizations who work in the field of women and gender studies to connect with students, staff and faculty in the field. Please consider being part of our resource fair by hosting an informational table during the conference. If you are interested, please send an email to wgst@gmu.edu and a WGST staff member will contact you shortly.

CONTACT INFORMATION

wgst@gmu.edu/ 703-993-2896

 

You can download PDF version of the Gender Research Conference submission guidelines here: Call for Proposals

 

 

 

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