CFP Nov 7, 2001

Symposium on Women’s and Gender History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 7-9, 2002

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ANNOUNCEMENT:
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The deadline for submitting paper and panel proposals for the Graduate
Symposium on Women’s and Gender History HAS BEEN EXTENDED.
Abstracts must be received at the address below by Thursday, November
29, 2001.

We are also pleased to announce that Professor Hazel V. Carby of Yale
University will be the keynote speaker at the Symposium. Professor Carby
is Chair of African American Studies and Professor of African American
Studies and American Studies at Yale. She is also the author of
Reconstructing Womanhood: The Emergence of the Afro-American
Woman Novelist (1987), Race Men: The Body and Soul of Race, Nation
and Masculinity (1998), and Cultures in Babylon: Black Britain and African
America (1999).

The Programming Committee for the Third Annual Graduate Symposium
on Women's and Gender History, a multi-disciplinary conference at the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, announces a Call for Papers.
The Symposium, which is intended to kick off the activities on campus in
celebration of Women's History Month, is scheduled for March 7-9, 2002.
To celebrate and encourage further work in the field of women's and
gender history, we invite submissions from graduate students from any
institution or discipline on any topic in women's or gender history. We
welcome papers on any historical subject that might grow out of a variety
of disciplines and engage an equal diversity of methodologies. We also
welcome panel submissions, which should include three papers united
by a common theme or geographical/chronological focus, although the
three papers will be judged on their individual merits. We also invite
interested graduate students to provide commentary for panels, as well
as professors interested in chairing panels.

Please send 5 copies of a two-page abstract, together with a one-page
curriculum vitae, to the Programming Committee mailbox at the below
address. All submissions must be received by Thursday, November 29,
2001. We regret that we cannot accept any submissions over e-mail. For
more information about the symposium, please visit our website at
http://www.history.uiuc.edu/areas/women/WomensGradSymposium.htm,
or contact Elisa Miller at emiller1uiuc.edu. If you are interested in being
a chair or a commentator, you may contact Laura Neil at lneiluiuc.edu.

Please send submissions to:

Programming Committee
Graduate Symposium on Women's and Gender History
309 Gregory Hall
Department of History
810 S. Wright St.
Urbana, IL 61801

Reference:
CFP: Symposium on Women’s and Gender History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 7-9, 2002. In: ArtHist.net, Nov 7, 2001 (accessed Sep 25, 2022), <https://arthist.net/archive/24750>.

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