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Call for Papers: “Intersections of Sexuality, Gender, and Human Rights: Global and Local”

Call for Papers
“Intersections of Sexuality, Gender, and
Human Rights: Global and Local”
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD 21251

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Morgan State University, in conjunction with B’More Proud, invites scholars and students to participate in a one-day academic symposium.  The symposium seeks to explore the complex intersections of sexuality, gender, and human rights, particularly as they relate to LGBTQ themes.  Each year’s theme will reflect the dimensionality of intersectional inquiry.  The topic for the 2012 symposium is human rights.  The symposium is open to scholars and students in every discipline whose work is pertinent to Queer Studies and/or the LGBTQ community.

Submission Deadline:  December 16, 2011
(Notification of Acceptance by January 27, 2012)

Submission Guidelines:

We invite one-page abstracts for individual papers and panels. We encourage proposals for alternative formats, including artwork.  Students can also submit posters for a juried exhibit with prizes awarded.
Abstracts and proposals should be submitted by email to intersectionssymposium@gmail.com and should be in either Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, or Rich Text format, and should include the following:

A cover page that contains the following information:
i. Author’s name
ii. Title of Submission
iii. Institutional affiliation
iv. Contact information (email, phone number, mailing address)
v. The area of the submission (e.g. economics, English, philosophy, etc.)

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