Lesbian Lives XVII: Lesbian Lives, Studies and Activisms: In-laws, Outlaws and Other Relations. (Lesbina Lives 2010)

Venue: UCD

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Event Date/Time: Feb 19, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 20, 2010
Registration Date: Feb 19, 2010
Early Registration Date: Jan 20, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 16, 2009
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Lesbian Lives XVII:
'Lesbian Lives, Studies and Activisms: In-laws, Outlaws and Other Relations'.

Conference Date: Feb. 19th-20th 2010 – University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland

Keynote Speaker: Sara Ahmed, Professor of Race and Cultural Studies at Goldsmiths College, London.
Call for Papers

Proposals are welcomed on (though are by no means limited to) the following:

Social justice, kinships, gay marriage, monogamy, children, family, parenting, commitments, civil partnership, social networks, cyber relationships, dating/virtual dating, queer culture, celibacy, fidelity, rites/rights, ideas on past, present and future directions of lesbian lives and activisms.

The conference organisers welcome proposals for (A) individual papers, (B) panel sessions, (C) round table discussions, and (D) workshops.

Individual Papers: Individual papers should last no longer than 20 minutes. Individuals should submit: (1) paper title, (2) short abstract (300 words) (3) biography (4) institutional affiliation and address, (5) AV requirements.

Panel Sessions: Panels of academic papers must include 3 speakers and 1 moderator. Each paper should last no longer than 20 minutes. 30 minutes will be allotted for questions and discussion at the end of a panel presentation. Proposers should submit (1) session & paper title, (3) abstracts (300 words) for each paper (3) biography for each participant (4) institutional affiliation and address for each participant, (5) AV requirements.

Round Table Discussions: Round table discussions should include 6 speakers and 1 moderator. Each paper should last no longer than 10 minutes with a further 30 minutes for questions and discussion. Proposers should submit (1) round table title, (2) rationale for round table (3) biography for each participant (4) institutional affiliation and address for each participant, (5) AV requirements.

Workshops: Workshops last 90 minutes. Proposers should submit (1) workshop title, (2) rationale for workshop (3) biography (4) institutional affiliation and address (if relevant) (5) AV requirements

E-mail proposals to lesbian.lives@ucd.ie or post them to:

Lesbian Lives XIV: Lesbian Existence and the Lesbian Continuum
Women’s Studies, L517, Library Building,
School of Social Justice, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland.

The closing date for the submission of proposals is Friday 16th October, 2009

Venue

UCD
Dublin
Dublin
Ireland
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