Call For Papers: Freedom, Rights, Power

26th-27th April 2013

EXTENDED DEADLINE: 31 January 2013

We invite papers for this exciting multidisciplinary conference on the intersection between gender, revolt and power across the Americas in the twentieth

Potential themes for papers include but are not limited to: labour activism, civil
rights, suffrage, environmental activism, approaches to feminism, developments in feminist theory, women in government and foreign policy, women in protest organizations, environmental activism, legal rights, LGBTQ activism, religious and
spiritual interests, reproductive rights, anti-war activity or pacifism, and the
development of gendered strategies against sexualized and racialized violence.

We encourage papers from established academics, early career scholars, postgraduates, and activists.

Proposals for papers should not exceed 500 words and must be accompanied by a
working title and CV. Abstracts should be submitted to the organizers by Thursday 31 January 2013.

Submissions should be emailed to the organizers at:

We can provide early confirmation for delegates travelling from outside Europe.

For more information, please visit the conference website:

Dawn-Marie Gibson, (Royal Holloway)
Althea Legal-Miller (Arcadia)
Imaobong Umoren (Oxford)

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