University of Pittsburgh invites abstracts for a transdisciplinary conference

The Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program at the University of Pittsburgh invites abstracts for a transdisciplinary conference to be held at the University:

 “Doing the Body in the 21st Century”
March 31-April 2, 2016

If Interested, send a 200-word abstract for a twenty-minute paper on an aspect of the body/bodies to bodyconf@pitt.edu by October 15, 2015. Panels of three abstracts on a related topic are welcome.

Bodies can be collective, material, medicalized, biological, sexual, queer, trans, normative, political, racial, transnational, ecological, historical, useful, global, affective, gendered, disabled, surveilled, controlled, subjected, transformed, enhanced, engineered, empowered, organized, managed, discursive, aesthetic, translated, theorized, aging, acting, voting, merging, migrating, moving, constructing, creating, performing.

Click the link for more information about the conference:  http://www.universityannouncements.pitt.edu/body0908.pdf

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