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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Call for Papers: Engaging and Articulating 'Race' Conference at the University of Victoria

Engaging and Articulating 'Race':
Historical Encounters with Race and Racialization
A Graduate Student Conference
University of Victoria, British Columbia
June 18-20, 2010
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Adele Perry, Associate Professor, University of
Manitoba, Canada Research Chair in Western Canadian Social History

The History Department at the University of Victoria invites graduate
students from any discipline to submit paper proposals that consider
race and racialization from an historical perspective. The intention
of this conference is to promote historically grounded research at the
graduate level from both Canadian and international perspectives on
the topic of race and racialization. First-time presenters and
upperlevel undergraduates are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Possible topics may include, but are not limited to:
- Race, racialization and the environment
- Historiography and race
- Discourses of race and racialization
- Agency, resistance, and race
- Intersections of race, gender, sexuality
- Intimacy and race
Paper proposals no longer than 250 words should be submitted as an
email attachment (preferably as a PDF document), along with the
author's CV to:
with 'Paper Submission' in the subject line, by March 31, 2010.
Responses will be sent out by mid-April. Please visit for more information.

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