Call for Papers: Trans*Studies Conference 2012

University of La Verne College of Law
Ontario, California

March 2 – 4, 2012

NEW EXTENDED DEADLINE: Sunday, January 15 2012

Submit 300 word panel or paper abstracts to:

elijah.edelman(at)american.edu and dklein(at)laverne.edu

For submission and additional conference information please see http://agreaa.org/conference/

Current speakers include:

  • Dr. Trystan Cotton
  • Hon. Phyllis Frye
  • Dr. Sel Hwahng
  • Hon. Victoria Kolakowski
  • Prof. Dean Spade
  • Prof. Susan Stryker
  • Willy Wilkinson, Mph
  • And more…

This inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore trans* spectrum studies and activisms of all kinds.

We seek a variety of projects which critically* explore: trans* identity, practice, communities and embodiment, etc in contexts of race, class, (in)accessibility, health, citizenship, higher education, and rights within: legal, activist, medical, anthropological, sociological, psychological, artistic, cinematic, literary, linguistic, moral, social, (geo)political, philosophical, and religious dimensions, among others…

*WE PARTICULARLY INVITE THE SUBMISSION OF WORK FROM PERSONS and COMMUNITIES OF COLOR, TRANS FEMININE EXPERIENCES and PRACTICES, ACTIVIST STRUGGLES AND ACADEMIC PROJECTS INVESTED IN ACCOUNTABILITY TO TRANS COMMUNITIES