Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Mid-Atlantic Region Women's Studies Conference: Proposal Deadline Nov. 1

The Mid-Atlantic Region Women’s Studies Association
Call for Papers
for the April 2, 2005 Conference*
at Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
(just outside of Washington, DC)

“Mapping the Future
of Women’s Studies and Women’s Leadership =
Building Bridges, Crossing Borders, Blending Worlds”

*Related events at area women’s cultural and political centers are being planned for Friday evening, April 1, and Sunday morning, April 3.

We are seeking proposals that examine and discuss topics related to but not limited to:

• Women and Politics
• Women and Activism/ Service
• New Forms of Leadership/ Developing Leadership Opportunities
• New Forms of Pedagogy and Teaching Methodologies
• Lesbian, Bisexual, Transsexual and Transgendered Studies
• Media/ Journalism and Social Change
• Transculturalism/ Womanism/ Diversity
• Third Wave Feminism(s)
• Women of Developing Nations
• Women, War, and Peace
• Gender Studies Across the Disciplines
• Eco-Feminism
• Health Issues and Empowerment
• Women and Spirituality
• Girls and Girlhood

We encourage papers that include voices of students.

The MAWSA 2005 Conference Committee welcomes proposals in the form of papers, panels, and interactive workshops in all areas related to women’s studies teaching, research, and practice, both inside and outside of the classroom. We are focusing this year’s conference on change in the field of women’s studies and on women’s leadership.

Proposals should include:
• Contact person’s name
• Contact person’s mailing address and e-mail address
• One-page panel description or paper abstract
• Type of session
• Equipment needed
• Names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and a 50-word biography of all presenters

Please submit proposals postmarked by November 1, 2004 to:

Genevieve Carminati
Women’s Studies Program
Montgomery College
51 Mannakee Street
Rockville, MD 20850

Or proposals may be e-mailed to, or faxed to 301-738-1745, by 5:00 PM, November 1, 2004.


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