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College of Humanities & Social Sciences

UHD 12th Annual Gender Conference

April 4, 2019

Gender involves social and cultural understandings of sexual difference and the practices and behaviors that support or challenge those understandings.  We welcome proposals from Houston area undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines for individual papers, panels, poster presentations, visual art presentations, creative writing, or performance art.  

  • Gender and the body
  • Gender rights
  • Gender construction and the workplace
  • Gender and Sports
  • Historical considerations for gender
  • Psychology of gender
  • Influence of social media on gender acceptance
  • Social movements on social media
  • Sexual orientation and the law
  • Femininity/Masculinity and folk heroes
  • Masculinities Studies
  • Feminism and equality
  • Police brutality and gender (in & out of prison
  • Similarities in the female and male brain
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • The gender gap in STEM fields
  • Gender legislation
  • Gender and race
  • Negotiating power across genders
  • Male identity challenges
  • Gender, sex, and marriage equality

Deadline to Submit Abstract - March 8, 2019
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