CFP: MTSU 13th Biennial Conference Creating Global Change: An Interdisciplinary Conference in Women's and Gender Studies

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Call for Papers
March 28, 2019 to March 30, 2019
Tennessee, United States
Subject Fields: 
Sexuality Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies


We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the Thirteenth Biennial Conference on Creating Global Change: An Interdisciplinary Conference in Women’s and Gender Studies, held March 28-30, 2019 at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN. The 2019 conference theme emphasizes issues of migration, bodies, and borders as related to women and gender. Conference topics may include: state violence, family separation, transnational families, nationalism, race and racialization, globalization, diaspora, border crossings, indigeneity, identity and place, social justice and human rights, coalition building and community activism, undocumented experiences, refugees, asylum seekers, and Dreamers.  We invite individual or panel proposals for presentations on any topic on women’s and/or gender issues and debates from scholars, activists, non-profit professionals, and graduate students in all scholarly fields and disciplines, including the humanities, sciences, social sciences, education, arts, design, business, law, health and sports.  We welcome a variety of presentation formats, such as individual paper presentations, panel sessions, roundtable discussions, performances, short films, and posters. Presentations will be limited to 15 minutes, to be followed by questions and discussion. All proposals should meet the following criteria:

•250-500 word presentation abstract in a Word document (for panel submissions, provide a description of the panel and of each individual presentation)
•One-page bio
•Equipment request. Please be specific.

DEADLINE EXTENDED:   Submit Proposals by January 15, 2019
Email proposals to

For conference information, please go to or contact us at 615-898-5910.


Contact Info: 

MTSU Women's and Gender Studies Office, PO Box 498,

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