Rachel Jackson
Women's Studies

Mid-Atlantic Women's Studies Association Annual Conference

"Women in Rural Communities: Maintaining Activism, Cultivating New Experiences, Advancing Scholarship"
Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania
Saturday, February 21, 2004

MAWSA 2004 welcomes proposals in the form of papers, panels, and workshops in all areas related to women's studies teaching, research, and practice inside and outside the classroom. We are focusing next year's conference on the lived experiences of rural women. We encourage proposals that include student voices.

Topics can include, but are not limited to:

  • 2004 politics and women
  • Public policy issues affecting rural women
  • Religious communities and female spirituality
  • Developing leadership opportunities
  • International issues-e.g. migration, tourism, colonialism
  • Health issues and empowerment
  • Connections between rural and urban women
  • Multiculturalism and diversity
  • Institutional commitments and program funding
  • Rural women, global perspectives
  • Community partnerships, activism, experiential learning,service learning

Proposals should include:

  • Name of Contact Person
  • Mailing address
  • E-mail address
  • 1 page description/abstract
  • Type of session
  • Equipment required

Names, addresses, e-mails and a 50-word biography of all presenters by Friday, October 3, 2003

Proposals should be sent to:

Dr. Simona Hill
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Susquehanna University
Selinsgrove, PA 17870
Email: hill@susqu.edu
Fax: 570-372-2870                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

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