At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Call for Papers - "Engendering Change: 2nd Annual Chicago Area Graduate Gender/Sexualities Conference"

The University of Chicago, Northwestern University, and the University of Illinois-Chicago are proud to announce the second annual Engendering Change graduate student gender conference. This year's conference is titled, "Engendering Change: The Second Annual Chicago Area Graduate Gender/Sexualities Conference." The conference will take place at the University of Chicago on April 27th and 28th, 2012. All participants are invited to attend a free, public lecture on the afternoon of Thursday, April 26th by Gayle Rubin (University of Michigan). Friday and Saturday will be a mixture of faculty-moderated graduate scholarship panels, and topical panel discussions/workshops

Direct any questions to: Katie Hendricks at

Submission Guidelines and Deadlines:

The conference is open to graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in any field who are working on research related to the study of gender/genders and sexualities broadly defined. The deadline for submission is 5pm (CST) on February 15, 2012. To submit, please send an abstract of no more than 300 words, title, and email address to:  Katie Hendricks at ** PLEASE PUT “ENGENDERING CHANGE” IN THE SUBJECT LINE OF THE EMAIL**

Conference Date and Location:

April 26, 2012 - Public lecture by Gayle Rubin
April 27 - 28, 2012 - Conference

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