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24 November 2013

Call for Abstracts: Roundtable on Latina Feminism

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

April 25-26, 2014, John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH

Abstract Deadline JANUARY 20, 2014

Invited Speakers: Edwina Barvosa, University of California, Santa Barbara
KarenMary Davalos, Loyola Marymount University

You are invited to participate in the 2014 meeting of the Roundtable on Latina Feminism, a forum for discussion of Latina feminist theory and practice. Suggested themes include but are not limited to the following:


*Latina Aesthetics
*Visual Representations of Latinas
*Latina Political Thought
*Latina Identity
*Latina Embodiment
*Latina Activism
*History of Latinas in the U.S.
*Mestizaje and Mulataje
*Latina Sexualities
*Queer Latinidad
*Latina Pedagogy
*Latina Ways of Knowing
*Latina Spirituality
*Immigration
*Coalitions across difference
*Works on individual Latina or Latin American feminist writers and theorists

Guidelines for Submission:

1. Abstracts should be approximately 1500 words and are due on JANUARY 20, 2014
2. Abstracts should be suitable for anonymous review. In a separate document, please include your name, affiliation, contact information, brief bio, and the title of your presentation.
3. Please submit all proposals electronically to Terry Bradley at latina.feminism.roundtable@gmail.com
Please write “LATINA FEMINISM ABSTRACT ” in the subject line.
4. For more information on past roundtables go to http://sites.jcu.edu/lfr/ or contact Mariana Ortega at mortega@jcu.edu

Please Note: Participants are expected to attend ALL sessions of the Roundtable

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