CFP: Beyond Discourse: Critical and Empirical Approaches to Human Trafficking

Stacey Vanderhurst's picture
April 4, 2019 to April 5, 2019
Kansas, United States
Subject Fields: 
Immigration & Migration History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Labor History / Studies, Sexuality Studies, Research and Methodology

The Hall Center for the Humanities and the Institute for Policy & Social Research at the University of Kansas invite you to join us for our upcoming interdisciplinary conference, Beyond Discourse: Critical and Empirical Approaches to Human trafficking. Kamala Kempadoo (York University) will open the symposium with a keynote address on Thursday, April 4 at 4 pm, with a reception to follow. Friday, April 5 will feature panels by regional and national scholars, including Amy Farrell (Northeastern University) and a closing keynote by Sally Engle Merry (New York University).

All papers related to human trafficking research and methods are welcome. For more information, please visit the symposium website: Please join us by submitting a brief CV and a 250-350 word abstract for a panel, paper presentation, or roundtable contribution to by January 7. Invitations will be distributed and registration open from January 15. 

Contact Info: 
Stacey Vanderhurst
Assistant Professor
Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
University of Kansas