The 2014 Berkshire Conference on Women's History, "Histories on the Edge/Histoires sur la brèche" will be held in Toronto May 22-25, 2014. One of the sub-themes of the conference is "Indigenous Histories/Indigenous Worlds". If you have any questions about submitting under this sub-thee, and/or want to be put in touch with others you may want to form a panel with, please do not hesitate to contact Mary Jane McCallum - email@example.com and/or Susan Hill - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proposals for papers, panels, roundtables or workshops are due January 15, 2013. Information on submitting is below, and for more information, visit http://berksconference.org/meetings/
The organizer of the paper, panel, roundtable or workshop is responsible for submitting all of the material.
Types of Sessions: (to submit a proposal, you will be an “author” on the submission site)
Individual Papers: The submission file should include your name, paper title, and a 250-word abstract. Please also submit a short bio (1 page CV).
Panels: Three papers (20 minutes each), a chair, and a separate commentator. (We will also consider 2 or 4 papers). The submission file should include the author, title, and a 250-word abstract for each paper as well as a panel title, the organizer’s name, and a 500-word summary abstract. Please also submit a short bio (1 page CV) for each participant.
Roundtables: Four to six presenters and a chair who may also act a facilitator. The focus is on collegial discussion within the group and between the group and audience. The submission file should include the roundtable’s title, the organizer’s name, a 500-word summary abstract, and a list of the participants with a brief description of their contribution to the roundtable. Please submit a short bio (1 page CV) for each participant.
Workshops: Six to nine pre-circulated papers, with a chair and a separate discussant. (We will consider up to 10 papers.) Papers will be due April 30, 2014 and will be pre-circulated by posting on a website accessible to all the conference registrants. The submission file should include the author, title, and a 250 word abstract for each paper as well as a workshop title, the organizer’s name, and a 500-word summary abstract. Please submit a short bio (1 page CV) for each participant. Both participants and audience will engage in a focused conversation.
Submit to ONE of the Subthemes (on the submission site, these themes are called tracks) *Indigenous Histories and Indigenous Worlds
Other themes include: *Borders, Encounters, Borderlands, Conflict Zones, and Memory *Empires, Nations, and the Commons *Law, Family Entanglements, Courts, Criminality, and Prisons *Bodies, Health, Medical Technologies, and Science *Caribbean, Latin America, and Afro/Francophone Worlds *Asia, Transnational Circuits, and Global Diasporas
*Economies, Environments, Labour, and Consumption *Sexualities, Genders/LGBTIQ2, and Intimacies *Politics, Religions/Beliefs, and Feminisms *Visual, Material, Media Cultures: Print, Image, Object, Sound, Performance