2010 No Limits Conference

“Global Issues, Local Voices:
No Limits 2010”

March 5-6, 2010 at the University of Nebraska—Lincoln

“No Limits” is an annual student conference dedicated to crossing boundaries between disciplines and exploring a wide range of women’s and gender issues. We invite proposals from undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates on any topic from any discipline related to women’s issues, lives, histories or cultures; feminism; or women’s and gender studies. Creative writing, visual arts, film, music, performances, and academic papers are all welcome. Proposals for individual presentations or pre-made panels are accepted.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Obioma Nnaemeka

Nnaemeka is a professor of French, Women’s Studies, and African/African Diaspora Studies and current president of the Association of African Women Scholars. She has taught and published extensively on literature, women’s/gender studies, women in development, global feminisms, women in non-Western cultures, and African/African Diaspora studies.
Please include in your proposal each of the following items:

  • An abstract of 250-400 words describing your project and its larger significance. Include your project title as well.
  • Contact Information: your name, institutional affiliation, mailing address, e-mail, and phone number MUST be on your abstract.
  • Please include the text of your proposal in the body of the email AND attach an electronic copy.
  • Please also include the days you are available to present and any A/V equipment you might need. 15-20 minute presentations are expected. If you anticipate your presentation to exceed that time, please make note of it on your proposal. Proposals and questions regarding the conference should be submitted to: nolimits@unl.edu

Deadline for submissions is Friday, January 22nd, 2010.

Early submissions will be responded to prior to the deadline.

This conference is co-sponsored by UNL's Students Advocating Gender Equity (SAGE); the UNL, UNO, and UNK Women’s (and Gender) Studies Programs; with additional contributions from UNL's Departments of English, Modern Languages, Political Science, Psychology, Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, Textiles, Clothing and Design, the Center for Great Plains Studies, the College of Law, the Women's Center, the Sheldon Museum of Art, and others.