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CFP: Thinking Gender 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference — Deadline for Proposals is October 22!

UCLA CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF WOMEN seeks submissions for Thinking Gender 2011
Friday, February 11, 2011
UCLA Faculty Center

Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, gender and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods. We invite submissions for individual papers or pre‐constituted panels. This year, we especially welcome papers addressing women, gender and sexuality in relation to:

• Food (sustainability, food justice, marketing, disordered eating, food preparation)
• Money (the economy, microfinance, entrepreneurship, consumerism, the global marketplace, business practices)
• The Academy (innovative research methodologies, human subjects, power relations, epistemologies, the Archive)
• Invented Pathologies (menopause, PMS, female sexual dysfunction, the medicalization of sex).

For individual papers, please submit the cover letter, an abstract (250 words), a CV (2 pages maximum), and a brief bibliography. For panels, please submit a 250-word description of the panel topic in addition to the materials required for the individual paper submissions.

To be considered for inclusion in the conference, proposals need to follow submission guidelines, available on the website. Detailed call for Papers and Submission guidelines can be found at

Deadline for submissions is October 22!

UCLA Center for the Study of Women
Box 957222
Public Policy 1400H
os Angeles, CA 90095-7222

Jennifer Moorman
Thinking Gender Conference Coordinator
Center for the Study of Women, UCLA
1500 Public Affairs
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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