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] .
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 by March 18, 2016.
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
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.
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.
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