2nd International Conference on Advances in Women's Studies

Jun
09

 

The Conference

The International Center for Research & Development and Unique Conference, Canada are proud to announce the Second International Conference on Advances on Women's Studies 2015 (AWS 2015) ) to be held from 9-10 JUNE ,2015, Toronto, Canada. We cordially invite you to participate this premier event in Toronto. This conference will be held in parallel with the Second International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies 2015 ( www.legalconference.org) and registered participants of the AWS 2015 will be allowed to participate the technical sessions.

Listen to latest research findings, present your work before a global audience , network, build new relationships, join the international legal community and experience and explore Toronto the vibrant global city.

Why Join AWS 2015

  • Global audience
  • World class speakers
  • One registration two conferences
  • 03 Day conference program
  • One day post conference study tour
  • Publication of your paper with ISSN number & online
  • Best awards for PhD students
  • An opportunity to forward your paper to a reputed journal

Who Should Participate

  • Researchers
  • Academics
  • Policy makers
  • Scientists
  • PhD students
  • NGO workers
  • Government decision makers
  • Corporate Managers/Executives

and any other who is interested to join this conference ......

Publication of Papers

All accepted papers will be peer reviewed by members of the program committee and other independent reviewers (where necessary) and will be published in the edited conference proceedings with ISSN number (ONLINE)

Certificate of Presentation

A certificate of presentation will be awarded to all registered participants.

The Conference is an opportunity for academics, practitioners , PhD students to come together, exchange ideas, and discuss emerging issues in Asian Studies. Best papers will also be forwarded to several leading international journals. Case studies, abstracts of research in progress, as well as full research papers will be considered for the conference program for presentation purposes. However, only complete papers will be published in the proceedings

Call for Papers

AWS 2015 is the premier forum for the presentation of new trends, advances and research results in the fields of Women Studies. It will bring together leading academics, scientists and researchers from around the world.

AWS 2015 invites individual or panel proposals for presentations on any topic on women and/or gender issues in all scholarly fields and disciplines, including but not limited to education, arts, design, business, law, humanities, social sciences and sports. We welcome abstracts from broad definitions in local, national, and global contexts. We welcome individual paper presentations, panel sessions, round table discussions, performances, short films and posters.

Intersections of Gender, Race, Class and Sexuality

What is the impact of popular culture on our understanding of sex, sexuality, and sexual identity? How has the meaning of gender, and the experiences of women and men, changed over time and place? This theme is interested of how to historicize contemporary ideas and experiences of femininity and masculinity, or for those who wish to explore the ways in which the categories of gender and sexuality have intersected with those of race, class, ethnicity, region and religion.

Feminist Theory, Politics & Activism

What is to be done in a world where constitutions may protect the rights of women, but the actual material conditions of so many women around the world fall short of equality? How have feminists changed the history of ideas, and to what political end.

Identities & Diversity

How do ideas of gender relate to our understanding of differences between people? This theme is of interest to those who want to focus on theoretical as well as political discourses on difference and diversity.

Women, Culture & Society

What are the boundaries of knowledge concerning women in culture and society? Different approaches to understanding women’s lives, their representations in culture and media, as well as their experiences of ideological formation, socialization and economic opportunities.

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Covers gender-based analysis of the global problem of sexual health and examines the cultural, social and economic variables associated with sexual and reproductive health disparities.

Women and Violence

It focuses on dimensions of violence women experience internationally including rape in intimate partnerships, childhood sexual assault, sexual harassment, sex trafficking, and violence against women under foreign occupation: Sexual and Physical Violence Against Women

Conference Topics

Participants are encouraged to dealing with historical, contemporary and future issues, including topics such as

  • Women & Leadership
  • Women & Gender
  • Women & Media
  • Women & Politics
  • Women & Aging
  • Women & family
  • Women in the Third World
  • Women & Cyber World
  • Women & Globalization
  • Women & Health
  • Women & Education
  • Women & Sports

Sub Topics

  • Advances in gender studies
  • Gender, sex, race and class
  • Gender, power and inequality
  • Feminism, capitalism, and academia
  • Marginalization and exclusion in access to feminist education
  • Feminist methodology across disciplines
  • Women’s Studies in a global/transnational/postcolonial context
  • Gender and sexuality in classroom and workplace
  • Activism in and beyond classroom
  • Body, reproduction, and politics
  • Feminism and pop culture
  • Feminism and social media and technology
  • Feminist responsibilities and eco-feminism
  • Transatlantic approaches to gender and social justice
  • Women and the fight against poverty across frontiers
  • Societal gender norms and individual practices
  • Gender and literature

Send your abstract : abstractws@gmail.com

Location

Paris Conference Hall - International Living Learning Centre - Ryerson University
240 Jarvis Street,
Toronto, Canada,

Time

4:15am to 4:15pm
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