In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives in the 70s — October 8-10 2010

In Amerika They Call Us Dykes: Lesbian Lives in the 70s Fall Festival October 8th 2010 – October 10th 2010 The 1970s was a period of intense excitement, change, activism, and activity for lesbians. As lesbian feminism redefined what qualified as a “political issue” and challenged every assumption about gender, race, class, ability, sexuality, and […]

Affective Tendencies: Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities conference

Affective Tendencies: Bodies, Pleasures, Sexualities Women’s and Gender Studies, Rutgers University October 7-9, 2010 Deadline for Registration: September 15, 2010 This conference addresses the question of how sexuality, pleasure and bodies constitute, at least in part, affective life. Affective tendencies, orientations, trajectories have regulated how we understand and experience bodies, pleasures, sexualities. How are we […]

Women & Power 2010: Our Time to Lead conference

Women & Power 2010: Our Time to Lead September 24–26, 2010 Join hundreds of women for a weekend of celebration and conversation guaranteed to wake up your inner leader and leave you brimming with renewed purpose. Omega’s annual Women & Power conference is one of the most celebrated women’s gatherings in the world, unique in […]

Framing the Vulva: Genital Cosmetic Surgery & Genital Diversity conference in Las Vegas

THE NEW VIEW CAMPAIGN announces its THIRD Conference, to be held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, on Sunday, September 26, 2010. FRAMING THE VULVA: GENITAL COSMETIC SURGERY AND GENITAL DIVERSITY While the vulva surgeons are holding a conference on the Las Vegas strip, the New View, in collaboration with the UNLV Women’s Studies […]

The Politics and Poetics of Refugees

An Interdisciplinary Symposium at New York University September 23 to 25, Thursday to Saturday Keynote lecture by Thomas Keenan Other participants include Eliot Borenstein, David Campbell, Ilana Feldman, Sara M. Green, Nina Ha, Zenia Kish, Jana Lipman, Louisa Schein, April Shemak, Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi, Celina Su, and Miriam Ticktin For more information, click HERE. This […]

Working Sex: Power, Practice, and Politics: 4th Desiree Alliance Conference

July 25-30, 2010 Las Vegas, NV www.desireealliance.org/conference.htm Conference to Unify and Educate in the areas of: Academics & Policy Activism Arts, Entertainment & Media Business Development Harm Reduction Outreach! REGISTRATION CLOSES ON JULY 15th!! Just when you thought the Desiree Alliance Conference couldn’t get better… we secured a LIMITED number of hotel rooms at a […]

Strategic Imperatives for Ending Violence against Women: Linkages to Education, Economic Security, and Health

ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE REGISTER NOW Online at http://www.unifem-usnc.org/conference When: June 11 and 12, 2010 Where: Hunter College, West Wing, East 68th Street and Lexington Avenue in New York City What: A conference to build collaborations to understand the intersections between violence against women and key social investments: the economy, health and education. Convening leaders from […]

Politically Queer: Social In[queer]y and the University

2010 Department of Politics Graduate Student Conference http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=323299477808&ref=nf The New School for Social Research Saturday May 1, 2010 10 am – 6 pm Wollman Hall – 65 West 11th St. 5th floor free and open to all Featured speakers: Lisa Duggan Jasbir Puar Jonathan Ned Katz Jose E. Munoz Contact info: Web: www.politicallyqueer.tumblr.com Email: queerconfnssr@gmail.com

The Scholar and Feminist Conference XXXV: FEMINISM AND CLIMATE CHANGE

Saturday, February 27, 2010 Presented by the Barnard Center for Research on Women Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY With keynote addresses by Majora Carter and Joni Seager Already among the most vulnerable populations worldwide, women and other marginalized groups have been the most acutely affected by the instabilities produced by climate change. Issues […]