CFP: Sexual Violence As Structural Violence: Feminist Visions Of Transformative Justice, UCLA, Mar. 6, 2020 (deadline: Oct. 27, 2019)

30TH ANNUAL THINKING GENDER STUDENT RESEARCH CONFERENCE MARCH 6, 2020, CARNESALE COMMONS, UCLA

FEATURING KEYNOTE PANELIST MARIAME KABA Founding Director, Project NIA Researcher in Residence, Barnard Center for Research on Women

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2019 AT 11:59 PM PDT ALL PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE: CSW.UCLA.EDU/TG20_CFP

The UCLA Center for the Study of Women (CSW) invites submissions of paper, poster, and roundtable proposals for our 30th Annual Thinking Gender Student Research Conference. This year’s conference theme, Sexual Violence as Structural Violence: Feminist Visions of Transformative Justice, will focus on sexual violence as a function of state and capitalist violence, emphasizing feminist, queer, trans, abolitionist, and intersectional interventions. We are specifically interested in presentations that center anti-imperialist, anti-racist, Indigenous, intersectional, anti-carceral/abolitionist frameworks for understanding sexual violence. We invite proposals for papers, roundtable presentations, and posters related to studies of sexual violence in the context of empire, settler colonialism, incarceration, immigration detention and deportation, and labor exploitation, among other forms of state and capitalist violence. We also welcome research on the criminalization of gender and sexual non-conformity, social institutions and carceral control, and intersectional abolitionist responses—historical and contemporary—to punishment.

We invite proposal submissions for Panel Presentations, Posters, and Roundtable Sessions

Deadline for All Proposal Submissions: Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 11:59 PM PDT Submit your proposal online at CSW.UCLA.EDU/TG20_CFP

Registered graduate students from any institution are eligible to submit presentation proposals for all Thinking Gender sessions. Registered undergraduate students from any institution are eligible to submit proposals for poster presentations only.

To participate in Thinking Gender, successful applicants will be required to pay a registration fee of $50, the entirety of which will go towards covering conference costs.

Accepted paper presenters will be required to submit a draft of their paper by February 10, 2020, for precirculation among their co-panelists and faculty moderator.

For full details, including proposal length requirements, additional specifications, and a link to the online submission system, visit csw.ucla.edu/TG20_CFP

Questions? Contact 2020 Thinking Gender Coordinator Bri-Ann Hernandez at THINKINGGENDER@WOMEN.UCLA.EDU

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