FALL CONFERENCE UPDATE!

Friends and Supporters of the Feminism(s) Here and Now interdisciplinary conference:

We had an amazing spring speaker series with our panels from the Hurston Performance Ethnography Collective and Dr. Priscilla Layne! Both panels were engaging and thought provoking for attendees and hopefully for our followers on social media. We are busily planning for the fall conference.

Upcoming Dates of Import:

  • August 1, 2018 Call for Abstracts Posted
  • October 1, 2018 (Submission Deadline for Abstracts)
  • October 15-20, 2018 (Notifications sent for Acceptances)

This year’s conference addresses the theme: “Continuities and Contradictions.” This theme builds on the first two conference themes “An Interdisciplinary Conversation” and “Communicating Alongside | Across | Against” by taking up the notion that often as academics, activists, and people interested in feminisms, womanism, equity and  justice, we must come together from very different frameworks of experience and belief to work toward our goals. To do this work, it is often essential that we hold many – often different, contradictory, or even paradoxical – ideas and truths in our hands, hearts, and minds simultaneously. Thus, we must navigate our continuities and contradictions, here and now.

We have some exciting additions to this year’s conference including a community group networking session and a performance based keynote event. Both additions have us over-the-moon with excitement. More details will be coming soon so check back often and don’t forget to follow us on our Facebook page (facebook.com/FeminismsHereandNow) and on Twitter (@FHNconference).

We look forward to seeing you at the conference later this Fall,

Ashley Mattheis, PhD. Candidate, Dept. of Communication and FHN Co-Chair

Sherah Faulkner, PhD. Student, Dept. of Geography and FHN Co-Chair

Feminisms Here and Now: Continuities and Contradictions is a conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, organized by graduate students of UNC’s Departments of Communication and Geography will be held in the Fall Semester of 2018.

Feminisms Here and Now: Continuities and Contradictions 

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