El Mundo Zurdo 2013: Activism, Philosophy and Pedagogy

An International Conference on the work of Gloria E. Anzaldúa
 

November 14-16, 2013

At the University of Texas at

San Antonio, Texas

Downtown Campus

 

Call for Proposals

The Society for the Study of Gloria E. Anzaldúa seeks submission of proposals

for papers, panels of 3-4 papers, roundtables, workshops, or performances for

its fifth International Conference on the work and life of Gloria E. Anzaldúa.

Proposal deadline is MAY 15. We welcome proposals involving all facets of

Anzaldúa's life and work as they pertain to the Conference Theme of Activism,

Philosophy and Pedagogy. The following tracks are merely suggested

conceptual groupings for panel and performance presentations:

 

. BORDERS—explorations of border theory, borderlands ethos and other

concepts of Anzaldúan thought focused on this key concept of her work in

relation to activism, philosophy and pedagogy

. GENDER AND SEXUALITY STUDIES—el mundo zurdo and the

atravesados, key to Anzaldúa's thinking and application of her

philosophical work in terms of activism, philosophy and pedagogy

. EDUCATION—pedagogical concerns surrounding her literary and

philosophical works as well as her activism

. INTERNATIONAL AND TRANFRONTERA—The status of Anzaldúa

studies at the international level including the conference theme

. SPIRITUALITY—Explorations of Anzaldúa's spiritual teachings

regarding activism, philosophy and pedagogy.

. ART AND PERFORMANCE—The impact of Anzaldúan thought in

terms of activism, philosophy and pedagogy on any of the literary,

dramatic, and plastic arts, as well as on performance and performance art.

 

 

Guidelines

 

Individual Proposals must include the following:—

250-word proposal narrative—

100-word abstract suitable for publication in the conference program book

Audio/visual needs—

Name, address, phone number(s), email

address, and institutional

affiliation 

 

Submissions for Panels must include

Proposals and abstracts for each paper

Name, address, phone number(s), e-mail address, and institutional affiliation

of each participant.

Audio/visual needs—

Contact person's name,

address, phone number(s), email

address, and institutional

affiliation

 

All materials must be electronically date-stamped

by May 15, 2013 (deadline will be strictly enforced).

Proposers will be notified of acceptance by June 15, 2013.

Questions about the submission process may be sent to:

gloria.anzaldua.society@gmail.com or norma.cantu@utsa.edu.

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Conference attendees may reserve a room at the Double Tree, located directly across from the conference site, for a discounted rate. To make a reservation, click on the link below and enter the code "GAC" for the group rate.

 

Group Name:

UTSA- GLORIA ANZALDUA CONFERENCE

Group Code:

GAC

Check-in:

11-NOV-2013

Check-out:

16-NOV-2013

Hotel Name:

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Antonio Downtown

Hotel Address:

502 W. Cesar E. Chavez

 

San Antonio, Texas

 

78207

Phone Number:

210-388-0306

 

http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/S/SATDWDT-GAC-20131111/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG

 

Please submit the piece you would like us to consider for our program cover.