CfP: Gender and Education: Critical Issues, Policy and Practice 28-30 May 2015, Bloomington, IN, USA

Organization: School of Education, Indiana University - Bloomington

Venue: Indiana Memorial Union

Location: Bloomington, Indiana, United States

Event Date/Time: May 28, 2015 End Date/Time: May 30, 2015
Registration Date: Mar 27, 2015
Early Registration Date: Feb 27, 2015
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International Conference on

Gender and Education

Critical Issues, Policy and Practice

28-30 May 2015, Bloomington, IN, United States  


Organising Institutions:

Gender Studies Platform, London Centre for Social Studies (LCSS)

School of Education, Indiana University-Bloomington

Centre for Gender in Global Context (GENCEN), Michigan State University

Department of Law, Gediz University  


Call for Proposals

Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Wednesday, 10th December 2014

The International Conference on Gender and Education aims to engage researchers, academics and policy makers in discussions and debates concerning the interplay between gender related issues and educational dynamics.

This conference will explore the consequences and reflections of hierarchical structures in organizational settings, societal resistance involving gender issues, the politics of gender inequality, and gender dimensions of laws and gendered aspects of cultural norms and values that intersect with education. Topics of interest include: 

  • Gender and hierarchy
  • Gender parity
  • Policies and gender inequalities
  • Cultural impacts and gender
  • Gender discourses
  • Gender, education and schooling
  • Gender and mobility
  • Education and the law
  • Ideal society
  • History of gender and education

Abstracts of up to 500 words are invited for submission with successful abstracts being invited for presentation at the conference. Authors of selected presentations will then be invited for contributions in future publications.

Keynote Speakers:

Prof. Patricia Kubow - Indiana University-Bloomington, School of Education & Director, Center for International Education, Development and Research (CIEDR)

Prof. Peter L. McLaren - Chapman University, College of Educational Studies

Prof. Heidi A. Ross - Indiana University, School of Education & Director, East Asian Studies Center

Prof. Margaret Crocco - Michigan State University,  Department of Teacher Education

Prof. Nadje Al-Ali - The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Centre for Gender Studies

Assist. Prof. Kathryn Engebretson -  Indiana University-Bloomington, School of Education

Prof. Cigdem Balim Harding - Indiana University-Bloomington, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Dates: 28-30 May 2015

Venue: Indiana University - Bloomington, IN, United States


10 December 2014  : Abstracts submission deadline (Up to 500 words)

15 January 2015      : Paper notification

27 February 2015    : Earlybird registration deadline

27 March 2015        : Final registration deadline

28-30 May 2015      : Conference


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