Gender Across Borders IV: Globalisms April 2-3, 2010 | cfp.english.upenn.edu

by Jessica C. Murphy

CONFERENCE WEBSITE: genderin.buffalo.edu/genderacrossborders.php

CALL FOR PAPERS: Gender Across Borders is a biennial forum for the interdisciplinary study and discussion of women and gender where scholars in fields ranging from the health sciences to comparative literature meet to share their research and work. Our theme for the 2010 conference is “Globalisms.”

On the brink of a climate catastrophe which will disproportionately affect women and other historically disenfranchised groups, and at a time when the global economy is devising new ways to reduce masculinity and femininity to market segments or consumer categories, it seems especially important to reconsider the ways in which questions of gender and sexual difference intersect with our notions of what it means to be a global citizen. Our 2010 conference will thus convene scholars with diverse approaches to “the globe” in all of its various manifestations and permutations:

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