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September 24, 2004

Conference on Feminism, Labor and Working Class History

For those of you interested in the intersection of labor and feminism, this conference will be a major event...

Call for Papers Labouring Feminism and Feminist Working Class History in North America and Beyond

A Conference at the University of Toronto 29 September 2 October 2005
We are pleased to provide an update on the conference on Labouring Feminism
and Feminist Working Class History in North America and Beyond , to be held at
the University of Toronto, 29 September 2 October 2005, and to issue an open
Call for Papers .

Aim : The central aim of the conference is to bring together a wide variety of
feminist scholars working on aspects of labour history, broadly defined, to
share their research, to dialogue across generational, theoretical, national,
and disciplinary boundaries, and to engage in collective discussions about how
to re-conceptualize working-class history in more inclusionary ways.

Focus : The focus is on North America within broadly comparative and
international contexts. We invite transnational, diasporic, trans-border,
race-critical, and global perspectives as well as critical re-assessments of
the dominant US paradigms in the field. We also invite comparisons with South
America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. Papers on migrant, immigrant, ethnic
(including Francophone) Aboriginal, and racialized subjects in the United
States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean are particularly welcomed; so too are
papers that explore the interconnections between such categories as class,
race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, culture, identity, resistance, and radical
and revolutionary ideologies.

Contact Information : Labouring Feminism Conference, c/o Centre for the Study
of the United States, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of
Toronto,1 Devonshire Place
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3K7, CANADA

Posted by Leo Casey at September 24, 2004 11:09 AM