Call for proposals – deadline extended to April 30, 2012
Conference Theme: Religion & Gender: Identity, Conflict & Power
We invite proposals from graduate students, academics, and practitioners in religion, gender, conflict studies and other related disciplines who can offer perspectives from their empirical research particularly but not limited to the following conference sub-themes:
- Religion and Gender Roles
- Patriarchy and Religion
- Religion, Gender and Education
- Women’s Rights and Religion
- Religion and Sexual Identity
- Religion, Gender and the Right to Health
- Religious Fundamentalism and Gender Discrimination
- Culture, Gender and Power
- Race, Religion and Gender
- Gender Based Violence and Religion
- Religion and Gendered War
- Gender and Religious Roles in Peacebuilding
- Religious Law and Gender
- Feminization of Religious Movements
- Women as Religious Leaders
- Gender, Justice and Religion
- Media, Gender and Religion
All proposals, of 400-500 words, together with a bio of 100-150 words should be submitted in Word format. Proposals must include the specific dates of when empirical research was or will be conducted. All proposals must be received by midnight (PST) on April 15, 2012. Selection of participation will be based on scholarly merit, depth of empirical research and relevance to conference topics.
Acceptance notices will be sent out by May 1, 2012.
The conference will conclude with a workshop where invited participants will collaborate with one another and experts to turn their papers into a collective publication. If you wish to participate in this workshop, and potential publication, then you must submit a complete draft paper by October 1, 2012.