[URBANTH-L] ANN: Global Feminisms: The Role of Women in Building States and Societies

Angela Jancius acjancius at ysu.edu
Thu Feb 16 19:43:47 EST 2006

Global Feminisms: The Role of Women in Building Building States and Societies
Washington University in St. Louis
March 31-April 1, 2006

Washington University in St. Louis will be hosting an international conference
entitled "Global Feminisms: The Role of Women in Building States and Societies,"
March 31st, 2006 thru April 1st, 2006. The conference will consist of three
panels and a roundtable. The Feminism and Governance panel will explore women's
and feminists' strategies for expanding women's citizenship into the political,
social and economic realms. The Conflict, Gender, Violence, and Memory in Social
and State Reconstruction panel will focus on how to conceptualize violence
against women and examine how the frameworks of Truth Commissions address the
needs of and offenses against women. The Feminism, Citizenship and Diversity
panel will examine issues of ethnic and religious diversity. The roundtable
discussion will center on Women and Gender Studies in the Twenty-First Century.
Conference panelists include scholars from Croatia, India, Kenya, the
Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, Poland, South Africa, Trinidad and Tobago, and
the U.S. The conference is free and open to the public.

For further information contact Donna Kepley at dkepley at artsci.wustl.edu or Mary
Ann Dzuback at madzuback at wustl.edu Sponsored by: Women and Gender Studies
Program, Center for Joint Projects, Center for the Study of Ethics and Human
Values, International and Area Studies Program, Philosophy Department, African
and African American Studies Program, Anthropology Department, and Fulbright New
Century Scholar (NCS) Program.

Contact Information
Mary Ann Dzuback
1 Brookings
Box 1183
St. Louis MO 63130 USA
Phone: 314-935-5
Email: madzubac at wustl.edu
URL http://ascc.artsci.wustl.edu/~women/wgsconference.htm

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