The Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick will once again be hosting their interdisciplinary Graduate Seminar Series in the academic year 2016/2017. We would like to invite papers from postgraduate students working in, but not limited to the following areas:
Media, Culture and Gender Representations
Work, Employment and the Family
Gender and Education
Politics and Power
(Trans) national Gender
Intersections of Gender, ‘Race’, Class, Disability and Age
Transgender and Sexualities
Feminism and Women’s Rights
Masculinities and Femininities
New Media and Digital Technologies
Histories of Feminism, Gender and Sexuality
Gender, the Body and Embodiment
We welcome submissions, both conventional and innovative, from any disciplines on gender related topics. Seminars will take place every other Wednesday evening during the Autumn and Spring terms (dates and timings TBC). Each presenter will be allocated 30 minutes: 20 minutes presentation and 10 minutes discussion. Attendance is open to everyone.
The seminar series aims to:
· Foster discussions on questions of/around gender
· Provide a safe and comfortable space for students to present their research
· Create an opportunity to fine-tune presentation skills
Abstracts should be:
· Maximum 200 words
· Submitted along with a brief biography of the author (max 100 words); including their institution, department, and research interests. If undertaking empirical research, please also provide a brief summary of methodology.
· Submitted by Friday 26th August 2016
Please email abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org. Abstracts will be peer reviewed. If successful, you will hear from us in the week commencing Monday 19th September 2016 and will be allocated a seminar between October 2016 and March 2017. Funds may also be available to help contribute to travel expenses.
If you have any further questions, please do email us at email@example.com.
For more information about the Graduate Seminar Series, please visit: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/sociology/research/centres/gender/graduatestudies/graduateseminars/