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(Re)Membering the Body, 21st Annual Conference on Emerging Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies

Thu, March 20, 2014 | Texas Union

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

(Re)Membering the Body, 21st Annual Conference on Emerging Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies

The CWGS graduate student run conference offers both undergraduate and graduate students at any recognized university the opportunity to share their research highlighting issues in women's, gender, and/or sexuality studies with the students and faculty affiliates of CWGS, The University of Texas at Austin community, and CWGS community partners.

**CWGS’s 2013-2014 conference theme is “(Re)Membering the Body.”**
What are the limits of history and memory? How do we remember/recover that which the archive has erased? What are the implications of embodied history, embodied storytelling, embodied memory? Proposals for papers or posters that address these questions (or pose related ones) using the lenses of gender, race, sexuality, ability, performance or other feminist, womanist, queer or anti-racist methodologies will be presented.

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We are delighted to have Sharon Bridgforth, award-winning poet, activist and organizer, conducting the keynote address on memory, history, language and (re)membering.
Keynote Lecture/Performance by Sharon Bridgforth
7:30 p.m. Thursday March 20 (Texas Governors Room - UNB - 3.116)
Jazz Tone Poems/Beyond The Veil; A Theatrical Jazz Performance Installation
Bridgforth will use her theatrical jazz composition techniques to engage the audience using gestural language and bits of story to create a collective Jazz Tone Poem/improvisationally.
Reception will follow

For more information, contact conference organizer Natassja Gunasena at

Sponsored by CWGS and Co-Sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts Dean's Office, Comparative Literature, Dept. of English, Gender and Sexuality Center, Dept. of History, LBJ School of Public Affairs, Dept. of Sociology, Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese, Dept. of Theatre and Dance

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