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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

2020 ROUNDTABLE on LATINA/X FEMINISMS

May 18 & 19, 2020 The Pennsylvania State University--University Park, Pa 

***All Participants are expected to attend ALL sessions of the Roundtable***

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: MARCH15, 2020 

Invited Speakers:

LOURDES TORRES, DePaul University

JUDITH SIERRA-RIVERA, The Pennsylvania State University

You are invited to participate in the 2020 meeting of the Roundtable on Latina/x Feminisms, a forum for engagement with Latina/x feminist theories and practices.

 

This year we are particularly interested in works that engage Puerto Rican experience in the context of National Identity, Disaster Relief,  Racism, Gender oppression, and Aesthetic Resistance.

Other suggested themes include discussion of Latinas/x in the following areas:

      *Violence and Discrimination                *Activism*Immigration/DACA                                *Refuge/Sanctuary for the Undocumented

      *The U.S/Mexico Border/ the Wall        *Environmentalism.                                                 *Black/Brown/Asian Coalitions              

      *Critical Race Theory                               *Indigeneity                                                               *Decolonial Feminism

      *Aesthetics                                                *Visual Representations of Latinidad                    *Political Thought

      *Identity/Subjectivity                               *Embodiment                                                            *Queer Latinidad
      *Race/Class/Gender/Sexuality/Ability   *Trans Lives                                                               
*Mestizaje and Mulataje                                                  *Pedagogy                                                 *Latina/x Spiritualities                                             *Latina/x Epistemologies

     *Works on individual Latina/x or Latin American feminist writers and theorists

 

Guidelines for Submission:

     1.     Abstracts should be approximately 400 words.

     2.     Abstracts should be suitable for anonymous review.  In a separate document, please include your name, affiliation, contact

             information, brief biographical statement,  the title of your presentation, whether you need any accommodations.

     3.     Please submit all proposals electronically to  latina.feminism.roundtable@gmail.com

              Please write “LATINA/X FEMINISM ABSTRACT ” in the subject line.

     4.     For more information on past roundtables go to http://www.latinafeminism.com

             or contact Mariana Ortega at muo3@psu.edu

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