Monday, January 13, 2014

CFP: Gender and Love Conference

4th Global Conference: Gender and Love
Wednesday 24th September – Friday 26th September 2014
Mansfield College, Oxford, United Kingdom

Call for Presentations

The study of gender is an interdisciplinary field intertwined with feminism, queer studies, sexuality studies, postcolonial studies, and cultural studies (to name just some relevant fields). This project calls for the consideration of gender in relation to various kinds of love (with regard, for example, to self, spirit, religion, family, friendship, ethics, nation, globalisation, environment, and so on). How do the interactions of gender and love promote particular performances of gender; conceptions of individual and collective identity; formations of community; notions of the human; understandings of good and evil? These are just some of the questions that occupy this project. This conference welcomes research papers which seek to understand the interaction and interconnection between the concepts of love and gender; and whether, when, how and in what ways the two concepts conceive and construct each other.

Abstracts should be submitted by Friday 4th April 2014.

More information here.

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