Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Girls' Studies Conference; Call for Proposals

Reimagining Girlhood: Communities, Identities, Self-Portrayals
State University of New York College at Cortland
Submission Deadline 03/01/2010


Director School of Communication at James Madison University.
Author of Growing Up Girls, and Girl Wide Web: Girls and the Negotiation of Identity

In an attempt to interact with and to advance the continuum of girls’ culture, the Women’s Studies Program and the Center for Gender and Intercultural Studies at the State University of New York College at Cortland will host a two-day conference in Fall 2010 titled “Reimagining Girlhood: Communities, Identities, Self-Portrayals.” Regional, national, and international scholars, activists, and experts will discuss the (r)evolution of Girls’ Studies and Girls’ Culture. The conference committee invites individuals, groups, scholars, teachers, feminists, activists, and girls of all ages to submit proposals on interdisciplinary scholarly and creative work that address all aspects of girlhood.

Proposal formats include: Individual papers, Digital Media and Films, Panel Proposals, Roundtables, Poster Sessions, Performance Art, Audio Recordings, Zine Exhibitions, Photographic Submissions, Radical Crafting

For individual papers, please submit an abstract limited to 250 words. For complete panels, please submit an abstract for each presentation and include the affiliation of each panel member. For poster sessions and art, please submit an overview of 250 words. All proposals must include speakers’ name(s), affiliation(s) and contact information (address, e-mail and telephone number). Please also indicate preference for Friday afternoon, Saturday morning or Saturday afternoon. Sunday will be available to visit the Women’s Rights National Park in Seneca Falls, New York.

Send your 250 word proposals, abstracts, or poster sessions to:; or by March 1, 2010.


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