Registration open for the 2016 Summit on Women, Gender and Well-Being...

Registration is now open for the
2016 Summit on Women, Gender and Well-Being
Women & Well-being: Wisconsin & the World

April 15-16, 2016
UW-Madison
Pyle Center, Madison, Wisconsin
http://womenstudies.wisc.edu/WSC/annualconf.htm

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Call for Papers: Sprinkle

Sprinkle, a peer-reviewed undergraduate Feminist and Queer Studies journal originally conceived in 2007 as a collection of student works from the McGill Sexual Diversity Studies course, seeks academic submissions for the Spring 2016 edition. Papers should be no more than 3000 words in length, in APA format, and show critical engagement with issues of gender and sexuality from all disciplines. We encourage submissions to explore the intersection of gender and sexuality with other social identities (race, class, dis/ability, etc.), however this is not required.

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YWCA Circle of Women Fundraiser...

Circle of Women is designed to provide participants with the opportunity to support YWCA programs and learn about their impact on the community and individual lives. Funds donated by guests at the event will support the YWCA Madison’s race & gender equity; job training & transportation; and housing & shelter. Because of our generous sponsors, each dollar raised goes directly to the YWCA to support local programming.

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Wittig Postdoc Fellowship in Feminist Biology Applications due Wed, 2/10...

The Wittig Postdoctoral Fellows Program in Feminist Biology offers the opportunity to combine research in a Fellow’s specific area of interest with teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We seek a highly motivated new or recent PhD in one of the biological sciences or public health or MD, who wants to develop research skills in an area of biology related to gender and teaching skills in feminist approaches to biology. The position is also open to a mid-career or senior scholar, for example on sabbatical. Research can be conducted in any hosting faculty lab at the University; the agreement to host should be specified in the research proposal. Each year the Fellow will also teach one undergraduate course per semester for the Department of Gender & Women’s Studies such as GWS 530, Biology and Gender. GWS will provide mentorship in teaching as well as in feminist theory and methods.

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Call for Submissions: Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America...

The library’s special collections document over two centuries of United States history, from abolition to transgender rights. Manuscripts, books, periodicals, audiovisual material, photographs, and other objects make up the collections. These materials illuminate the lives of ordinary women as well as American icons such as suffragist Alice Paul, Harlem Renaissance writer Dorothy West, civil rights activist Pauli Murray, feminist Betty Friedan, Republican Party activist Anna Chennault, poet June Jordan, chef
and cookbook author Zarela Martinez, and zine author Cindy Crabb, among many more.

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Call for Papers: Gender, New Media, and Technology...

We invite contributions to a peer-reviewed open call issue featuring
research on gender, new media and technology. We are particularly
interested in contributions that exemplify Ada’s commitments to politically
engaged, intersectional approaches to scholarship on gender, new media and
technology.

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Register for Feminist Camp Winter 2016...

To say that we’re excited about Feminist Camp Winter 2016
would be an understatement.
As we enter into Feminist Camp’s tenth year, we are even more committed to making Feminist Camp accessible to anyone who wants to attend. Last session we rolled out our financial aid program, and almost 50% of attendees took advantage of it! Are you ready to kickstart 2016 with a giant dose of feminism in action? Check out our new Feminist Camp website, including some snapshots from past sessions, and register ASAP!

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CFP: Intersectionality in the New Millennium...

We welcome proposals from across the academic disciplines, from social justice activists and practitioners in domestic and international contexts, and from undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty addressing the conference theme as well as other work situated within the field of Women’s and Gender Studies.

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