WSR Calls for Papers for 2018 Graduate Student Conference

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Women's Studies in Religion

The GTU's Women's Studies in Religion Certificate Program (WSR) has issued a call for papers for its upcoming graduate student conference to be held Friday, April 13, 2018. The conference is open to students at all stages of programs at the GTU and its member schools. Proposals must be submitted by February 28, 2018. Detailed proposal guidelines and a submission form can be downloaded via the link at the bottom of this page.

Proposals with a focus on gender and religion from any GTU discipline will be considered. Topics include but are not limited to feminist theologies, womanist theologies, mujerista theologies/Latina feminist theologies, theologies from the perspectives of Indigenous women, Asian-American feminist theologies, queer/trans theologies; gender issues in sacred texts, ritual, liturgy, history, or the practice of religion; the role of women in a particular religious tradition; considerations of the Divine Feminine, Feminine Deity, and the Sacred Feminine; approaches to philosophy of religion that highlight feminist concerns; and ethics from feminist, womanist, mujerista/Latina feminist, Asian-American feminist, or Indigenous perspectives.

Paper proposals must be submitted to Sheryl Johnson at no later than February 28, 2018. Those who submit proposals will be notified of the committee's decision by March 16, 2018. Students whose proposals are accepted must be prepared to share copeis of their paper with their moderator and fellow panelists no later than March 31, 2018.