Call For Papers

Troubling Gender
The Question of Multiple Identities

Call for Papers

Interactive Feminist Conference
Friday 24th May 2013
ICOSS, University of Sheffield

We invite feminist academics and activists to join us in a one-day interactive conference.

The conference aims to provide a friendly, safe environment for academics and non-academics from a wide range of disciplines and backgrounds to share ideas and research with like-minded people. We welcome submissions in a range of formats including presentations, posters, performance, art or other visual forms. Innovative and unusual submissions are encouraged.

Suggested themes include:
Age, generation and gender
Gender, ethnicity and nationality
Conflicts of embodiment
Gendering disability/ableism
Trans and queer identities
Women’s liberation and class struggle politics
Power, discrimination and gender inequality
Gender, posthumanism and animal studies

This is not an exhaustive list and we welcome submissions from a range of areas addressing issues of gender and overlapping identities, oppressions or intersectionalities.

Please submit abstracts or outlines of your plans (250 words) for slots/papers of 20 minutes. Send abstracts to troubling-gender@sheffield.ac.uk by Sunday 24th February, including your name and phone number.

Conference organisers: Jennifer Kettle and Charlotte Jones, convenors of the Postgraduate Gender Research Network, University of Sheffield.

Hosted by the University of Sheffield Postgraduate Gender Research Network and the Centre for Gender Research.

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