Call for Proposals for a panel session at the 2010 National Women’s
Studies Association (NWSA) Conference, to be held November 11-14, 2010
in Denver, Colorado.
Stephanie Dykes, an independent scholar on transgender issues, and
Angela Carter, a doctoral student at the University of Minnesota, are
organizing a panel for the 2010 conference of the National Women’s
Studies Association conference, which will be held in Denver, Colorado
from November 11 14, 2010.
We are organizing a panel on the topic of “Gender Performance:
Transgender Perspectives” This panel will address the conference
thematic areas of Complicating the Queer and “Outsider” Feminisms.
If you are interested in being considered as a member of this panel,
please submit a title and abstract (50 100 words), along with your
name, institutional affiliation, and contact information (mailing
address, e-mail(s), and telephone number or numbers) by February 20 to
Stephanie Dykes, Ph.D. at firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also
submit additional information, including the rationale for how your
proposal relates to the theme of this panel, and any other information
that you believe will be of assistance in helping Dr. Dykes and Ms.
Carter make their selection decisions.
We are looking for empirical, theoretical and activist contributions
topic of trans and gender non-conforming individual’s performance of
gender, including, but not limited to, drag, passing, stealth, gender
performance, and gender attribution.
If your proposal is not accepted for this panel, you will still have
the option to submit your proposal as an individual for consideration
by the NWSA.
Please note that each panel member is responsible for her or his own
expenses related to this conference, including but not limited to,
membership in the NWSA, conference fees, transportation to and from
the conference, lodging, meals, and any other cost associated with
this conference. Furthermore, NWSA guidelines state that
“All participants on the 2010 NWSA program must be current (2010)
members of NWSA, including the pre-conferences and general conference.
Membership in NWSA runs from January 1-December 31, 2010. …
Participants must be current members and pre-registered for the
conference by August 31, 2010 or risk being removed from the printed
Each participant selected to be on this panel must commit to attending
the 2010 NWSA conference.
Questions? Contact Angela Carter, email@example.com