Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Roundtable on Latina Feminism - CFA

April 29-30, 2011
John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH

Abstract Deadline FEBRUARY 1, 2011

Invited Speaker:  María Cotera, Director, Latina/o Studies Program--
                                                           Program in American Culture &
                                                        Department of Women's Studies, University of Michigan

You are invited to participate in the 2011 meeting of the Roundtable on Latina Feminism, a forum for discussion of Latina feminist theory and Latina feminism in general. Abstracts exploring all themes on Latina feminism are welcome.  Suggested themes include but are not limited to the following:

*Immigration                                                                    *Selfhood
*Frontiers and Borders                                                 *Latina Embodiment
*Visual Representations of Latinas                                *Political Activism
* Group Identity/Cultural Identity                                    *History of Latinas in the U.S.
*Mestizaje                                                                        *Mulataje
*Queer Latinidad                                                             *Latina Theology
*Latina Pedagogy                                                            *Latina Aesthetics
*Latina Literary Theory           
*Coalitions across difference
*Works on individual Latina/Chicana feminist writers and theorists (Norma Alarcón, Gloria Anzaldúa, Ana Castillo, Marta Cotera, Aída Hurtado, María Lugones, Linda Martín-Alcoff, Cherríe Moraga, Paula Moya, Anna Nieto Gomez, Sonia Saldovar-Hull, Emma Perez, Chela Sandoval,  Ofelia Schutte and others)

Guidelines for Sumission:

1.     Abstracts should be approximately 900 words.
2.     Abstracts should be suitable for anonymous review.  In a separate document, please include your name, affiliation, contact information, brief bio, and the title of your presentation.
3.     Please submit all proposals electronically to Mariana Ortega at mortega@jcu.edu. Please note “Roundtable Submission” in the subject line.
4.     For more information on past roundtables go to

Please Note:  Participants are expected to attend all sessions of the Roundtable

Mariana Ortega
Shula Chair in Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
John Carroll University
University Heights, OH

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