CfP: Global Status of Women and Girls (Event: 03/2016, Newport News, Virginia); DL: 01.11.2015

Christopher Newport University (Web), College of Arts and Humanities; Laura Micheletti Puaca: Program in Women’s and Gender Studies

Venue: Christopher Newport University
Time: March 3-5, 2016
Proposals due: November 1, 2015

This interdisciplinary conference seeks to foster inquiries into the complex and multifocal issues faced by women and girls around the world, both historically and today. We invite scholars from all academic disciplines to submit proposals addressing the political, social, economic, psychological, developmental, educational, literary, artistic, philosophical, religious, ethical and health issues of women and girls. The conference seeks not only to clarify key questions that must be asked in this vital area of public policy but also to unearth the forces that created these current dilemmas. Through the interdisciplinary study of past and present, the conference will engage researchers in policy conversations benefiting the global community. Read more and source … (Web)