Donne e conoscenza storica




The Institute for Feminist Theory and Research Conference Series.

Conference Location:
Crossmead Conference Centre, University of Exeter, UK

23-25 July 2002

Germaine Greer, Elaine Showalter, Susan Stryker and E. Ann Kaplan

Confirmed speakers:
Jacqueline Labbe, Kate Fullbrook, Mary Orr, Sara Mills, Jacqueline Rose, John Dupre, Colin MacCabe, Susan Hayward, Clare Hanson and Pamela Church-Gibson.

Conference Organisers:
Stacy Gillis (School of English) and Rebecca Munford (School of Modern Languages), University of Exeter


2 nights, 3 days ensuite £200
2 nights, 3 days standard £150

These packages include:
· Full Delegate Fee
· On-site Accommodation
· Full English Breakfast
· Hot Buffet Lunch
· Formal Conference Dinner (July 23rd)
· BBQ (July 24th)
· Morning/Afternoon Tea and Biscuits

On-site accommodation is available only for 120 delegates so please book early.

Per diem

Postgraduates and unwaged £20
Fully Employed £30

Day packages include:
· Full Delegate Fee
· Hot Buffet Lunch
· Morning/Afternoon Tea and Biscuits

They do not include the following, which must be paid for separately:

Conference dinner (with wine) £25
BBQ (with sparkling wine) £18

Childcare will be provided.

Deadline for registration by May 31st, 2002. Cheques payable to Third Wave Feminism.

The conference will address the parameters of second wave feminism,
posing the question of a third wave in feminist theory and history
in order to redirect feminist enquiry without acceding to the
defeatism implicit in postfeminism.

Possible Topics:
· What is Feminism?
· Feminist Politics in the Academy
· Third Wave Femininity
· Who's Afraid of Essentialiam?
· Sexualities
· Historicising the Third Wave
· Cyberfeminism
· (un)Popular Feminisms
· Racial and Gendered Bodies
· What Happened to the Sisterhood?
· Visual Culture
· The Maternal
· Consciousness-Raising
· Reproductive Technologies
· Transgender/Genderfucking
· Literary Feminisms
· Interrogating the 'Waves'
· Class and Gender
· Reconstructing the Second Wave
· Between Materialism and Psychoanalysis
· The Feminist Critic

Please note - this list is not comprehensive and is intended to
suggest rather than prescribe.

Abstracts/ Panel proposals for academic papers, installations,
readings, short films or performances by FEBRUARY 14, 2002 to:
Dr. Stacy Gillis
School of English
University of Exeter
Exeter, Devon
Tel: +44 (0)1392 264343 or 263712/ Fax: +44 (0)1392 264361

Conference Organisers:
Stacy Gillis and Rebecca Munford, University of Exeter
Dr. Stacy Gillis
Research Fellow
School of English
University of Exeter
Exeter, EX4 4QH