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    Theorizing Linkages, Practicing Solidarity: Feminist Approaches to Conflict Resolution
    April 6-7, 2017
    CALL FOR PROPOSALS
    Proposal Deadline: December 1, 2016
    School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University Arlington, Virginia
    The Center for the Study of Gender and Conflict is proud to announce the call for proposals for our 5th annual conference is now open! The conference will take place on the Arlington, Virginia campus of George Mason University, located in the Washington D.C. metro area, with easy access to the nation’s capital.

    We are inviting proposals from graduate students, faculty, practitioners, and artists who are broadly grappling with questions related to feminism and conflict resolution. We are especially interested in papers addressing the following themes:

    • Feminist methodological, pedagogical, or theoretical innovations on issues related to conflict and violence
    • International, transnational feminisms
    • Solidarity, resistance, and feminist coalitional politics
    • Theorizing power and agency
    • Art, creativity, imagination and feminist CR practice

    Papers on other related themes are also welcome.

    Abstracts are welcomed for paper presentations, panels, creative work or other presentation methods that respond to the above themes or that relate broadly to recent developments or debates regarding gender and conflict. Posters, art, and performance pieces are also more than welcome.

    Abstracts of no more than 300 words, including your name and your institutional affiliation, should be submitted to scargc@gmu.edu no later than December 1, 2016.

    Your proposal should include the following information:

    • Title of the Paper and/or Panel.
    • A short abstract of each presentation or description of creative work (300 word maximum per presentation).
    • Biographical information for each presenter including organizational or institutional affiliation (100 words maximum).

    Please note that single paper presentations may last no longer than 20 minutes.

    Fees for accepted presenters will be collected to offset the costs associated the conference. The fee schedule is as follows:

    • George Mason University Students and Faculty – Free
    • Graduate student presenters – $30
    • Professional Presenters (Other institutional faculty, practitioners, post-doctoral presenters) – $100

    For more information, please visit our website: http://www.genderandconflict.gmu.edu or contact us at scargc@gmu.edu.

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