CFP: Gender, Sexuality, and the Body. Interdisciplinary Conference at Pacific University

Pacific University‘s Center for Gender Equity and Gender and Sexuality Studies Program invite submissions for its 2nd interdisciplinary conference for untenured faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates of all disciplines. The relationships among gender, sexuality and the body will be this year’s theme.
Keynote speaker will be Natalie Boero, the author of the recently acclaimed book Killer Fat, will discuss her research on weight loss surgeries. Natalie will focus on how gender and sexuality are central to people’s decisions to have surgery as well as to their experience of their post-surgery bodies.
Conference format includes roundtable, poster, and regular sessions. Submit title, abstract of no more than 250 words, and requested session format (roundtable, poster or regular session) to whitehejATpacificu.edu by April 1, 2013. If appropriate to your discipline, please include 2-3 learning objectives.

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