CFP: Columbia J. of Gender & Law Symposium, ?Gender on the Margins?
By Bridget Crawford
The Columbia Journal of Gender and Law announces an open call for papers addressing Gender on the Margins for its upcoming symposium to be held at Columbia Law School on April 10, 2009.Papers accepted for and presented at the Symposium will be published, as revised, in a themed volume.
This interdisciplinary symposium will explore intersections of gender and sexuality with traditionally marginalized groups.Perspectives are sought from academics and practitioners engaged in any field that touches on the study of gender, law and/or legal culture.Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
Gender and Homelessness
Gender and criminal justice
Gender and immigration
Gender and the political/electoral process
Gender, race and the welfare state
Gender and labor
Cultural perspectives on defining sexuality
Sexuality and children
Sexuality and government
Non-traditional households and parenting
Papers will be considered on any related theme. 300-500 word abstracts must be submitted to the Symposium Editor no later than November 26, 2008.Abstracts may be in Word, WordPerfect, PDF or RTF formats.If an abstract is accepted for the Symposium, a full draft paper must be submitted to the Symposium Editor by May 31, 2008.
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