October 4th and 5th, 2019
Call for Papers
Loyola University Chicago, School of Social Work
The Second South Asian Women and Girls Conference (SAWG 2019)
This year’s theme for the Conference is Working Women - Roles and Relationships. The conference is interdisciplinary and we encourage submissions from across disciplines, including:
- Social Work,
- Women’s Studies and Gender Studies,
- Public Health
- Communications and Media
- Literature and Arts
We hope to bring together researchers, practitioners, and emerging scholars to discuss the urgent issues surrounding working women belonging to South Asia.
Questions to Consider
- How does work impact South Asian women and girl’s lives? What is the impact of working women on South Asian society? How does work effect women psychologically? Do women experience conflict between home, work, and other responsibilities?
We especially encourage abstracts from students, eligible submissions include: Undergraduate and Master’s Thesis Research, Doctoral research presentations, Post-doc ongoing research projects. The content should be relevant, current and unpublished with clearly articulated link to the theme and scope of the Conference.
- An abstract of 750 words. Up to Ten References may be included in the abstract.
- A brief bio (100 words) including disciplinary and institutional affiliations.
Proposals can be submitted via this link. Abstracts and Bio can also be emailed to the Conference Committee Chair, Dr. Shweta Singh firstname.lastname@example.org as INLINE TEXT ONLY. Decisions will be mailed out by May 4th. For any additional questions, please email Conference Coordinator, Genevieve Imko at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Paper Submission