Starting Date: 04-02-2005
Storrs, Connecticut 06268
United StatesTHE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT WOMEN’S STUDIES PROGRAM
Presents the 17th Annual Conference on Women and Gender:
THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PRESENT GENERATIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF WOMEN’S HUMAN RIGHTS
SATURDAY, APRIL 2ND, 2005
REGISTER for the 2005 Conference on Women and Gender!
Invitation for Proposals on Interdisciplinary Scholarly and Creative Work: The Women’s Studies Program of the University of Connecticut has chosen The Responsibility of Present Generations for the Protection of Women’s Human Rights as the theme for its 2005 Conference. The Conference committee invites proposals from feminists and academics from all disciplines and locations to participate in this important dialogue begun with the 1997 United Nations Declaration on the Responsibilities of the Present Generations Toward Future Generations, which declared in part, “The present generations have the responsibility of ensuring that the needs and interests of the future generations are fully safeguarded.”
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), affiliations(s), and contact information (address, email, and telephone number).
Panels & Performances:
Each 75 minute session usually includes three presenters and a session moderator, but presenters may request an entire session for a more substantial paper or presentation.
Posters & Art Displays:
A poster presentation consists of an exhibit of materials that report research activities or informational resources in visual and summary form. An art display consists of a depiction of feminist concerns in an artistic medium.
Sessions will be grouped in the following tracks:
Human Rights Education
Women’s Rights Activism: Creating Change
and Women’s Rights in the Curricula
Sustainable Development and Globalization: Women’s Rights and Democratization
Protecting Women’s Rights in Local and Global Contexts
Geographical Scope: State