FEAST 2011 Conference Call for Papers

Sep 09, 2010 Sep 19, 2011

The Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory

invites submissions

for the Fall 2011 conference

Crossing Borders

September 22-25, 2011

Illinois Beach Resort and Conference Center Zion, Illinois. See resort

Submission deadline: February 28, 2011

Keynote speakers:

Uma Narayan, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities, Chair and Professor of Philosophy, Vassar College
Dr. Narayan's Dislocating Cultures: Identities, Traditions and Third World Feminism (Routledge, 1997) was awarded the 1998 Schuck Award for best book on women and politics by the American Political Science Association. She is currently working on a book on the economic and political dimensions of contemporary globalization.

Azizah Y. al-Hibri, Professor of Law, T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, Chair of KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights.
Dr. al-Hibri is a founding editor of Hypatia and has written extensively on Muslim women's right, Islam and democracy, and Islam and human rights.

*Invited Panel Topics:
Transnational Feminism

*Difficult Conversation: Professors without Class: Class (Under)Privilege and Passing in the Academy

*Workshop: Writing and Publishing

Theoretical papers on all topics within the areas of feminist ethics and social theory are welcome. The program committee aims to create a conference with a diverse group of presenters and a diversity of philosophical topics and styles. Proposals for presentations other than papers (e.g., workshops, discussions, etc.) should include detailed descriptions demonstrating that the ideas are as developed as they would be in a paper.

FEAST strongly encourages members of groups that are underrepresented in both the discipline of philosophy and at feminist philosophy conferences to send submissions.

Submissions, for either paper or panel sessions, should consist of papers no longer than 3,000 words and abstracts of 100-250 words.

Please send your submission, in one document (a Word file, please, so that abstracts can be posted), to mcrouch@emich.edu by February 28, 2011. Your document should include: paper title, abstract, paper, with no identifying information. The word count (max. 3,000) should appear on the top of the first page of your paper. Panel organizers, please send the panel title and all three abstracts and papers in one document, along with word counts (3,000 for each paper). In the body of the email message, please include: your paper or panel title, name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, surface mail address, and phone number. All submissions will be anonymously reviewed.

For more information on FEAST or to see programs from previous conferences, go to FEAST(http://www.afeast.org)

Questions may be directed to the Program Chair, Margaret Crouch, at Crouch.

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