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CFP Extended Deadline Dec. 12 - USD Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Conference

The submission deadline for USD's Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies Research Conference “Cultures of Change” has been EXTENDED to Monday, December 12.  The conference will be held at University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD on March 23-24, 2017. We welcome submissions from scholars, artists, and activists interested in presenting work that grapples with the pursuit of and response to structural and cultural change, particularly related to the politics of gender and the rights and representation of marginalized groups, both today and historically. 

Registration Now Open! UTEP Borderlands History Conference

Registration Now Open!

Annual Borderlands History Conference

The University of Texas at El Paso

Shifting Borders: Gender, Family and Community

February 10-11, 2017, El Paso, Texas

Keynote Speaker Sonia Hernández presents

“A transnational feminist(s) network of women: From Tampico, to south Texas and beyond, 1900-1940."

Re: Boys and books

The book that immediately springs to mind is Robert Musil's early work "The Confusions of Young Törless" (Die Verwirrungen des Zöglings Törless), published in 1906; and of course there is Frank Wedekind's extraordinary 1891 play "Spring Awakening."