Call for Papers
"Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body" - NEW Deadline February 12th 2010
Call for Papers - NEW Deadline February 12th 2010
"Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body"
We welcome submissions from Graduate Students and Professors from Gender, Sexuality,and Women's Studies, First Nations Studies, Indigenous Studies, NativeAmerican Studies, Contemporary Arts, Sociology, Humanities, Communications, Philosophy, Film, Art History and more!
Areas of research to consider: The representation of Indigenous woman in Literature,Anthropology, Television, Marketing, Mythology, Pop Culture, as EarthPrincesses,
Eco-goddess, Kitsch, Airport Dollies, Product Icons, in the medical field, public service oroffice, as political leaders, lawyers, doctors or Indian chiefs, old images,new images, imagined or conceptualized - "Unpacking the Indigenous Female Body"is attempting to celebrate and critically locate Indigenous women in ALL areasof thought and culture making. "Unpacking" is interested in abstracts from alldisciplines. Presentations are between 15-20 minutes.
Where: Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC Canada
When: April 23rd and April 24, 2010
Submit: Abstracts (300-500 words) with your name, institutional affiliation, email contact, phonenumber, and paper title to:
Dana Claxton, the Ruth Wynn Woodward Chair in Women Studies at Simon Fraser University willlead the critical discussions as Moderator. She looks forward to yourcontributions to a much needed and desired macro-conversation concerning Indigenous Womanhood and representation.
We will celebrate the creative performance works of Lori Blondeau and Skeena Reece, who are Canada's leading performance artists. Both artists will be creating newworks that respond to the film, "A Man Called Horse." Professor Claxton's current research engages with the film trilogy of "A Man Called Horse" and therepresentation of Lakota woman, spirituality and community in these works.
Hulleah J.Tsinhnahjinnie Director of the C.N. Gorman Museum and Assistant Professor in the Department of Native American Studies at University of California (Davis) will present the keynote address on broader issues concerning Indigenous womanhood and representation.
Ruth Wynn Woodward Chair
Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies
Simon Fraser University
Canada, V5A 1S6
RWWP Outreach Coordinator Department of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies SimonFraser University AQ 5095 - 8888 University Drive Canada, V5A 1S6 Phone Fax: Email Website http://www.sfu.ca/gsws/index.html
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Mark Tuesday, December 21st 6pm on your social calendar and come to the 21st Annual Kensington Market Festival of Lights to see the SKYWOMAN Shadow Puppet Performance by andpva's Indigenous Youth Leadership Team
andpva opens our Studio 171 doors 8am-noon alongside the Saturday Wychwood Barns Farmer's Market - Join us Dec 11 & 18 in time for holiday shopping!
We are delighted to have
been invited to partner with SLOW FOOD TORONTO and recruit Indigenous
musicians and artists to participate in the SLOW FOOD TORONTO
fundraising event this Friday, December 10th, 2010 6pm-9pm. If you social calendar is not too full, come on out
and join this delicious celebration.
The 7th Annual CIT Variety Showcase will be at the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, ., on December 10, 2010,
with performances scheduled to start at 7 pm and run through to
9:30pm. The evening is by donation and all are invited to attend.