CfP: Centre for Women and Gender @SocioWarwick Postgrad Seminar Series

The Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick will host a Graduate Seminar Series in the academic year 2013/2014. We would like to invite postgraduate students working in, but not limited to the following areas:

  • Media, Culture and Gender Representations
  • Work and Family
  • (Trans) national Gender
  • Intersections of Gender, ‘Race’, Class, Disability and Age
  • Gender, Transgender and Sexualities
  • Feminism and Women’s Rights
  • Masculinities
  • Feminist Methodologies
  • 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 on three or four Wednesdays per term in the afternoon (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; including their institution, department, and
research interests
• Submitted by Friday 22nd November 2013

Please email abstracts to cswgseminarseries@gmail.com. Abstracts will be peer reviewed. If successful, you will hear from us in the week commencing 9th December 2013 and will be allocated to a seminar between January and May 2014. Funds may also be available to help contribute to travel expenses.

If you have any further questions, please do email us.

Yours sincerely,
CSWG Organising Committee
cswgseminarseries@gmail.com

For more information about the Graduate Seminar Series, please visit:
http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/sociology/rsw/research_centres/gender/graduateseminars/

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