Call for Papers: Conference on Gender, Sexuality & the Body

Interdisciplinary Conference, Oct. 18-19. Send submissions, by April 1. For untenured faculty, grad students and advanced undergraduates of all disciplines that deepen understandings of the relationships among gender, sexuality & the body

Call for Papers
Gender, Sexuality, and the Body
Interdisciplinary Conference
Oct. 18-19, 2013

Pacific University's Center for Gender Equity and Gender and Sexuality Studies program invite submissions for its second interdisciplinary conference for untenured faculty, graduate studentsand advanced undergraduates of all disciplines. This year we seek work that deepens understandings of the relationships among gender, sexuality and the body.

We are pleased to announce our keynote speaker is Natalie Boero, the author of the recently acclaimed book, Killer Fat. Dr. Boero will discuss her research on weight loss surgeries. She will focus on how gender and sexuality are central to people’s decisions to have surgery as well as to their experience of their post-surgery bodies.

Specific topics/themes may include the following:

Conference format includes roundtable, poster, and regular sessions.

Submit title, abstract of no more than 250 words, and requested session format (roundtable, poster or regular session) to by April 1, 2013. If appropriate to your discipline, please include 2-3 learning objectives.

Posted by Martha Rampton ( on Mar 19, 2013 at 5:52 AM

Edited by Jenni Luckett ( on Mar 19, 2013 at 7:38 AM

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