Women & Society Conference

  20th Anniversary of Women & Society Conference October 21 & 22, 2011 Marist College, Poughkeepsie New York CALL FOR PROPOSALS Proposals and abstracts are being solicited for the 2011 Women & Society Conference. This 20 year old feminist conference is interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary, covering all aspects of women & gender being studied in the academy. The conference mentors and models feminist inquiry/scholarship for undergraduate students so joint faculty/student papers and excellent student papers are also considered. Undergraduates may attend at no cost. Gail Dines, Ph.D. will be delivering the keynote address Friday evening Oct 21. Dr.Dines is a feminist scholar, activist and social critic with a focus on the media and hypersexuality of our culture. Her most recent book is PORNLAND (Beacon Press, 2011). http://gaildines.com Please send your 250 word abstract with a brief bio. Check out the programs from previous years at the website below. Papers, workshops, roundtables and panels are welcome; please include abstracts and bios for all participants, with one contact person. Please include all contact information--including home and e-mail addresses-- for summer correspondence to: Women & Society Conference Fontaine 315 School of Liberal Arts Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 Or submit online: www.marist.edu/liberalarts/womenstudies/conference.html  For more information e-mail: JA.MYERS@MARIST.EDU Proposals must be postmarked no later than July 15, 2011 

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