Upcoming Events
2017.10.19
The Global Status of Women and Girls
Date: March 22-24, 2018/ Virginia, US

This interdisciplinary conference uses the tools of the arts, humanities, social sciences and other fields to address challenges faced by women and girls around the world, both historically and today. We invite scholars from all academic disciplines to submit proposals that explore these topics and shed light on women’s efforts to effect social change.

Through the study of the past and present of both local and global activism, the conference will engage researchers interested in the artistic, economic, educational, ethical, historical, literary, philosophical, political, psychological, religious and social dimensions of women’s lives and resistance.

Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Social Movements / Protest Movements
  • Global Feminism / Anti-Feminism / History of Feminism
  • Cultural Representations of Resistance
  • Art as Activism
  • Women’s Activism in the Arts and Media
  • Literary / Film Portrayals and Trends
  • Anti-Sexual Assault Activism
  • Activist Responses to Rape Culture
  • Cyber-Activism
  • Combating Daily Life Machismo and Gender Inequalities
  • Resistance to Femicides and Violence Against Women
  • Anti-War Movements
  • Anti-Colonialism / Postcolonial Approaches
  • Activism Regarding Economic Issues
  • Activism Regarding Religious Issues
  • Activism Regarding Educational Issues
  • Activism Regarding Poverty / Stratification
  • Activism Regarding Health Inequalities
  • Activism Regarding Body Issues
  • LGTBQ Activism
  • Social Justice and Social Change

Submissions from any academic discipline are welcome, including, but not limited to, art, history, philosophy, religious studies, sociology, psychology, chemistry, environmental science, medicine, biomedical ethics, economics, political science, gender studies, communication studies and literature. We also invite professionals in nonacademic settings to submit proposals.





Find out more: http://globalstatusofwomen-conf.org/

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