CFP: NC Central University Women’s & Gender Studies Symposium, March 24, 2018

The North Carolina Central University Women’s & Gender Studies Program is now accepting abstracts for the second annual research symposium on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Durham, N.C.

Paper, panel and poster sessions are welcome from all disciplines and diverse research methods that address intersections of gender, race and/or class. Faculty, undergraduate and graduate students from NCCU and the surrounding region are encouraged to submit. Topics could include, but are not limited to: performing gender, representations of gender, historical perspectives, social justice and gender, masculinity, and gendered health and medicine.

Research should be the original work of the author, engage theories and themes of feminism, womanism, women’s, gender, and masculinity studies. Abstracts should be 375-500 words and give a clear sense of relevant literature, research objectives, methodological approach, stage of research project (conceptual, data gathering, data interpreting), findings and conclusions. Submissions should be submitted to

At least one author of each accepted paper or poster must register and attend the conference to present the paper/poster. Failure to register by the deadline will result in authors’ names and papers being removed from the program.

  •  Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018 

  • Acceptance Notification: February 15, 2018 

  • Early Registration Deadline: March 1, 2018 ($40, Faculty; $10 graduate 
students, undergraduate students free) 

  • Registration Deadline: March 9, 2018 ($50 faculty; $15 graduate students; 
$5 undergraduate students) 

Direct inquiries to: 
Dr. Shauntae Brown White, Coordinator, NCCU Women’s & Gender Studies Program 

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