[URBANTH-L]CFP: Gender and the City

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Thu Nov 10 19:58:42 EST 2005

Call for Papers: Gender and the City
Deadline: 2005-11-25

The London Conference for Canadian Studies and the Institute for the 
Study of the Americas at the University of London invite proposals 
for papers for a one day conference which will take up this issue of 
the relation between gender and the city in Canada. This one-day 
conference will be held Friday 24 February 2006 at Canada House in 

The organisers are open to papers in a variety of fields including 
history, geography, cultural studies and literature. Possible topics 
include, but are not limited to:

- Gender and urbanisation
- Gender in Canadian literature about the city
- The spatial dynamics of gender in Canadian cities
- Masculinity and/or femininity and the modern city
- Gender and architecture
- The urban and gender dynamics of Canadian politics and society
- Gender history of particular Canadian cities

Christopher Dummitt
Lecturer in Canadian Studies
Institute for the Study of the Americas
University of London, School of Advanced Study
tel: +44 (0) 207 862 8689
fax: +44 (0) 207 862 8886
Email: christopher.dummitt at sas.ac.uk

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