Call for Papers: Thinking Gender 2011


Thinking Gender 2011

21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference

Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, gender and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods. We invite submissions for individual papers or pre-constituted panels. This year, we especially welcome papers addressing women, gender and sexuality in relation to:

· Food (sustainability, food justice, marketing, disordered eating, food preparation)
· Money (the economy, microfinance, entrepreneurship, consumerism, the global marketplace, business practices)
· The Academy (innovative research methodologies, human subjects, power relations, epistemologies, the Archive)
· Invented Pathologies (menopause, PMS, female sexual dysfunction, the medicalization of sex).

For individual papers, please submit an abstract (250 words), a CV (2 pages maximum), and a brief bibliography (3-5 sources). For panels, please submit a 250-word description of the panel topic in addition to the materials required for the individual paper submissions. Please see the submission guidelines at

Send submissions to:

Deadline for Submissions: October 22, 2010, by midnight

Conference is Friday, February 11, 2011, at the UCLA Faculty Center.

Event is free and open to the public, but there will be a $25 registration fee for presenters, to cover the cost of conference materials and lunch at the Faculty Center.

Parking is reserved at UCLA, Lot #2 for $10

UCLA Center for the Study of Women
Box 957222 / Public Policy 1400H
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7222