Sisterhood is Global: From Theory to Practice

Starting Date: 03-31-2006

Storrs, Connecticut 06269
United States
The 18th Annual Conference on Women and Gender
"Sisterhood is Global: From Theory to Practice"

Friday, March 31, 2006 on the Storrs Campus
Presented by The Women's Studies Program at the University of Connecticut/

Keynote Adress by Winona LaDuke: 1996, 2000 Vice Presidential Candidate; 1998 Ms. Woman of the Year; Founding Director of the White Earth Land Recovery Project; Founding member of the Indigenous Women's Network; Program Director of Honor the Earth; Recipient of the Global Green Award, the Ann Bancroft Award for Women's Leadership and other recognitions; Anishinaabeg Author, Activist, and Mother

Invitation for Proposals on Interdisciplinary Scholarly and Creative Work: The Women's Studies Program of the University of Connecticut has chosen Sisterhood is Global: From Theory to Practice as the theme for our 2006 Conference. As part of the year-long celebration of our 30th Anniversary on the Storrs campus, we seek to examine the concepts, theories, roles, responsibilities, hopes and obligations of sisterhood in the global context of oour rapidly changing world. We invite proposals from feminists, academics and activists from all disciplines and locations to join in this important dialogue on March 31st, 2006 at the Rome Ballroom on the Storrs campus.

Proposal Format: Interested participants are invited to submit proposals for individual papers, complete sessions, panels, or round tables. Poster sessions, performance pieces, video recordings, or other visual works are also encouraged. For individual papers, please submit a one-page abstract. For complete panels, please submit a one-page abstract for each presentation plus an overview on the relationship among the individual components. For Poster Sessions, Performances, and Art work, please submit a one-page overview. All proposals must include speaker's/speakers' name(s), affiliation(s), and contact information (address, email, and telephone number). Presenters are required to register at the special Presenter rate not to exceed $25.00.

Postmarked no later than Friday, December 16, 2005
Geographical Scope: State


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