5th Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues (SFD), "Lean Out: Gender, Economics, and Enterprise," October 21 - 23, 2016, held in historic Seneca Falls, NY.

Announcing the 5th Biennial Seneca Falls Dialogues (SFD),  "Lean Out: Gender, Economics, and Enterprise," October 21 - 23,  2016, held in historic Seneca Falls, NY.     

The 2016 SFD will feature award-winning documentarian and creator of "Upstate Girls," Brenda Ann Kenneally,  keynote and WILL award recipient.  The Call for Dialogues is pasted below.  

Call for Dialogues
The Biennial Dialogues are a collaborative effort to reinvigorate Seneca Falls as a site of feminist activism and intellectual exchange.  We invite faculty, students, activists to participate in a weekend of dialogue on any of the following "Lean Out: Gender, Economics, and Enterprise," subthemes:
•  Divisions of Labor
•  Class, Gender, & Sexuality
•  Teaching Economic Justice
•  Representations of Work
•  Gender and Entrepreneurship
•  Global Economies
•  Art, Activism, and Social Justice
•  Women in Business

We are seeking group-led sessions that involve active audience participation and focused discussion of issues raised by the conference theme and subthemes. Session proposals should indicate how organizers will present information, pose questions, and facilitate conversation. 

Submit proposals to senecafallsdialogues.com@gmail.com

All proposals must include:
•   Title of the session.
•   A 2-3 sentence summary of its focus and relevance to one or more of the conference subthemes.
•   Name of each session organizer.
•   Name of one organizer who will serve as the contact person. Include for the contact person her or his  
   home or institutional address, email, and telephone number.
•  250-500 word description of the session’s focus and organization. This should include how the
  organizers will introduce the topic, questions they will pose,  and a clear explanation of how the
  organizers will involve the audience in dialogue.
•  List of technology needs.

Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2016

Conference participants will be invited to submit essay versions of their dialogues for publication consideration in the new online, peer-reviewed Seneca Falls Dialogues Journal.  For additional journal information, see http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/sfd/  

Questions about the SFD and the SFD Journal can be directed to me off list atblesavoy@brockport.edu 
Visit  www.senecafallsdialogues.com  for conference updates including upcoming links to registration and hotel.  Join us and feel the power of place in Seneca Falls, NY.  

Peace and Good Cheer, 
Barbara LeSavoy, PhD
Director, Women and Gender Studies
Executive Editor, Dissenting Voices
Co-Editor, The Seneca Falls Dialogues Journal
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