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CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The 2014 Call for Proposals is now closed.
Accept/decline notifications will be sent to the email used in the proposal process on or before April 18, 2014.

Feminist Transgressions
November 13 - 16, 2014
Puerto Rico Convention Center
San Juan, Puerto Rico

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NWSA’s 2014 conference theme, Feminist Transgressions, endeavors to take up the histories, geographies, affective dimensions, and political stakes of various feminist insubordinations in the spaces they occupy: intellectual and institutional, local and global, public and intimate, by choice and under duress. Mobilizing the multivalent concept of transgression helps reframe interrogations and impositions into those locations where we labor, love, defy, resist, protest, play, create, and/or celebrate. 

Subthemes:
  • Rethinking the Nation
  • Trans-ing Feminisms
  • Technologizing Futures
  • Creating Justice
  • Love and Labor
          
Conference Overview
The National Women's Studies Association leads the field of women’s studies in educational and social transformation.  Established in 1977, NWSA has more than 2,000 members worldwide.  Our annual conference regularly draws more than 1,600 attendees and is the only annual meeting in the US exclusively dedicated to showcasing the latest feminist scholarship. 
 
The 2014 conference will open on Thursday, November 13th with two pre-conferences hosted by the Program Administration and Development and the Women’s Centers Standing Committees.  These daylong events offer networking and professional development opportunities for women’s and gender studies and women’s center administrators.
 
The General Conference will feature concurrent breakout sessions, receptions, and professional development sessions for graduate students and junior faculty.