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Deadline for proposals: November 16th, 2007
Conference: June 1st - 3rd, 2008

CONGRESS THEME: Penser sans frontières: Thinking Beyond Borders - Global Ideas: Global Values / Idées mondiales: valeurs mondiales. The CWSA/ACEF is now seeking proposals, in either French or English, for its annual conference, held in conjunction with the Congress of the CFHSS/FCSH. Submissions for papers and panels can be made by individuals or groups, and as joint sessions with other associations. The conference will be structured around two embedded themes in addition to an open call:
Theme 1: Challenging/Crossing Borders in Women's Studies: Present Tensions and Future Possibilities.
Theme 2: Identities and Globalization: Transnational Feminisms
Theme 3: Open Call - Papers which do not address the above themes specifically.

**Please indicate clearly which theme you are submitting to on the proposal form.

We encourage presentations in a variety of formats, including papers, panels, workshops, roundtables, poster sessions, film and video screenings, performance art pieces, exhibits, and cultural events. If you are proposing a non-traditional presentation, please include a brief write up on any necessary audiovisual, technical, logistical, or room size and location considerations.

The proposal form (as a Word document), can be found on the CWSA/ACEF website: . All submissions must include the proposal from in addition to a maximum 250-word abstract for individual papers and panels. In addition to the 250 word abstract summarizing the panel theme, pre-arranged panel submissions must also include short (50-100 word) abstracts of the individual papers clearly indicating the contributions of each member. All proposals will be anonymously reviewed.

You must be a current member of CWSA/ACEF to submit an abstract. To join, please visit .

Send proposals, by email only, in Word/Wordperfect/RTF, to: Lauren Warbeck, Assistant to Sikata Banerjee, Program Chair, at

Late submissions and proposals over the stated word limit will not be considered.