Feministas Unidas Inc.

November 2018 Newsletter
   
 FEMINIST ORGANIZATION SESSIONS: MLA 2019

WOMEN’S CAUCUS FOR THE MODERN LANGUAGES

*Harassment over Time: When #MeToo Becomes #MeThen and #MeAgain
Thursday / Jan 3 / 1:45-3:00 / Roosevelt 3, Hyatt Regency

Cash Bar Arranged by the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, Feministas Unidas, Women in French, and Women in German
Friday / Jan 4 / 7:15-8:30 / Grand Ballroom D South, Hyatt Regency

*Turning Gold into Straw: The Feminization of Contingent Labor
A collaborative session with Feministas Unidas
Saturday / Jan 5 / 1:45 3:00 / Columbus CD, Hyatt Regency

*Alt-Ac: When Quit Lit Becomes (Positive) Chick Lit
Sunday/ Jan 6 / 8:30-9:45 am / Michigan 3, Hyatt Regency)

FEMINISTAS UNIDAS

Gender(s), Language, and Identities in Hispanic Studies
Friday / Jan 4 / 5:15-6:30 / Sheraton Ballroom I, Sheraton Grand

WOMEN IN FRENCH

*Radical Transactions: Teaching Women in French and the Twenty-First-Century Classroom
Thursday / Jan 3 / 3:30-4:45 / Erie, Sheraton Grand

*Adaptations: Aesthetic, Textual, and Cultural Transactions in Contemporary Francophone Practices of Rewriting
Saturday / Jan 5 / 1:45–3:00 / Missouri, Sheraton Grand

WOMEN IN GERMAN

Defining Bodies: Medical Discourses in German-Speaking Countries
Friday, 4 Jan 4 / 3:30-4:45 / Michigan B, Sheraton Grand

* = Included as part of the Presidential Theme, "Textual Transactions"

COMMITTEE ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE PROFESSION
2019 SESSIONS

Supporting the Vulnerable: Responsibility and Academic Freedom
Thursday / January 3 / 12:00-1:15 /New Orleans, Hyatt Regency

What is the Status of Women in the Profession?
Friday / Jan 4 / 5:15-6:30 / Roosevelt 3, Hyatt Regency

Vulnerable Positions? Feminism and Contingent Labor
Sunday / Jan 6 / 8:30-9:45 / Randolph 3, Hyatt Regency


Women's Caucus for the Modern Languages: 2018 Application Announcement

2018 Announcements for Howe and Kolodny Awards

The Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages now welcomes submissions for its annual awards.

The 2018 Florence Howe Award

Each year, the Florence Howe Award for feminist scholarship recognizes two outstanding essays by feminist scholars, one from the field of English and one from a foreign language. Each recipient receives $250 and is honored at an event hosted by the Women’s Caucus at the annual MLA meeting.

To be eligible for consideration, essays of 6250-7500 words, written from a feminist perspective, must have been published in English between June 2017 and September 2018.

Please send submissions to Michelle Massé, President of the Women's Caucus, at mmasse@lsu.edu.

Please note that applicants must be members of the Women’s Caucus.
Deadline for submission: December 7, 2018.


The 2018 Annette Kolodny Award

The Annette Kolodny Award is presented annually to a graduate student member of the Women’s Caucus who is scheduled to give a paper at the MLA. The recipient receives $400 and is honored at an event hosted by the Women’s Caucus at the annual MLA meeting.

To apply, please send your CV, the title of the MLA session in which you are scheduled to present, and the abstract for your presentation to Michelle Massé, President of the Women's Caucus, Louisiana State University, at mmasse@lsu.edu.

Please note that applicants must be members of the Women’s Caucus.
Deadline for submission: December 17, 2018.

For further information about these awards and about the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Languages, including membership, visit our website at http://www.wcml.org/
 
 
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