WGST Call for Papers

Texas A&M University- Kingsville

Women and Gender Studies Program

Fall 2015 Student Symposium

Call for Proposals

Gender in a Contemporary World: Both Personal and Sociological

The Women and Gender Studies Program at Texas A&M University- Kingsville is pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Student Symposium, which will be held on Tuesday, November 10th, 2015. This symposium will feature student research and creative presentations on projects related to women and gender studies. The symposium theme is “Gender in a Contemporary World: Both Personal and Sociological.” This call for proposals seeks abstracts for work to be considered for the symposium. Students should send a one page abstract and short biographical statement to Drs. Nadia Hasan (nadia.hasan@tamuk.edu) and Mariah Boone (Mariah.boone@tamuk.edu). The deadline to submit proposals is October 25, 2015, at 5:00 pm.

All disciples are welcome. Some possible research topics might include women’s studies; masculinity studies; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) studies feminist theory; and “queer” theory (the study of human sexuality in cultures and in history). Poster and paper presentations are welcome, as are presentations of work in the visual, literary, musical, and performance arts. Faculty participation is encouraged when it is in partnership with a student presentation. 

Texas A&M University- Kingsville

Women and Gender Studies Program

Women's History Month Symposium

March 3, 2016

Working to Form a More Perfect Union:  Honoring Women in Public Service and Government

The Women and Gender Studies Program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is seeking papers, panels and round tables on the National Women’s History Month 2016 theme:  Working to Form a More Perfect Union:  Honoring Women in Public Service and Government.

Possible topics include:

  • individual women and their contributions to public service and government
  • historical moments when women contributed to public service and government
  • effects of women’s service on government, social agencies, and civil rights
  • challenges that women have faced or overcome in order to serve their communities or nation,
  • intersections of race and class on women’s involvement in or contributions to public service and government
  • the ways that women contribute to forming a “more perfect union”

Send 250-word abstracts to Dr. Susan Roberson, Interim Director Women and Gender Studies, at susan.roberson@tamuk.edu by February 1, 2016.  The symposium will be held March 3, 2016 on the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus.

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