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Call for Presentations!


We would love to see you at the WGST 3rd Annual Conference at George Mason University.
Politics of Gender and Justice: The Intersection of Identities and Disciplines
Politics of Gender and Justice: The Intersection of Identities and Disciplines

Friday, April 22, 2016
9:00AM-5:00PM
Merten Hall, First Floor
George Mason University

A one-day conference hosted by the Women and Gender Studies department at George Mason University, gathers artists, activists, scholars, intellectuals, community members,and others together to critically and creatively examine how gender and justice are intertwined.
All students, faculty, staff, administrators, and off-campus partners are welcome to submit proposals for paper presentations, panel discussions, creative performances, or poster sessions. Proposals are due March 11, 2016 to [log in to unmask] .

Submission Instructions:

We welcome proposals for art installations, paper presentations, dance and spoken word performances, roundtable discussions, and workshops.  Proposals should include: name, affiliation, e-mail address, title, a 250-word abstract and CV or resume.  Please send all materials to [log in to unmask] by March 11, 2016 with the subject line “Submission for Conference 2016.” All accepted participants will be notified byMarch 18, 2016.

Topics:
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Cultural and artistic interventions
  • Methods of change: peaceful protest, disruption, violence
  • The impact of inequality on intersecting identities
  • Relationships between justice and inequality
  • Representations of identities in media
  • Crafting just policies, from local to global


Registration:
The registration fee will be a recommended donation of $10 or more. Participants who are incapable of donating the full amount are invited to pay as much as they can afford.  Lunch will be provided as well as a light breakfast and afternoon refreshments.


Resource Fair:
The resource fair is a great opportunity for campus/community organizations who works in the field of women and gender studies to connect with students, faculty, staff, and community activists/organizers. Feel free to promote volunteer, internship and career opportunities. If you are interested, please fill out this form by April 15, 2016 and our staff will contact you within 48-hours to confirm your registration. If you should have any questions, please email or call - [log in to unmask] /703-993-2896.

Resource Fair Form: bit.ly/wgstrfair16


For More information:
Conference Facebook: bit.ly/wgstconf16




Women & Gender Studies Center
MSN 5B6
Johnson Center 240K
703.993.2896
wgst.gmu.edu