Feminism & Classics VIII will take place May 21–24, 2020, in Winston-Salem, hosted by the Department of Classics and the Department of Philosophy of Wake Forest University. (A CFP will come later; abstracts for proposed papers and panels will be due around September 2019.)
The co-organizers, Professor Emily Austin and Professor T. H. M. Gellar-Goad, intend to form a Program Committee not of Wake Forest faculty but of scholars from a diversity of regions, institutions, disciplines, backgrounds, career stages, and theoretical approaches — and we would like YOU to take part!
The Program Committee will have the following responsibilities, in collaboration of course with the co-organizers:
- determine the conference theme, or decide not to have one (FemClas VII was “VISIONS”)
- draft the CFP
- evaluate, accept, and reject abstracts
- assemble sessions and the program more generally
- advise the co-organizers on keynote speakers, breakout sessions, programming beyond the standard conference-paper format, and so forth
If you are interested in being a member of the FemClas ProgComm, apply by emailing THM at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 1, 2019, with the following:
- an informal statement of interest (a paragraph or so)
- a current c.v.
- how you’d like your name and affiliation listed
- the best way(s) to contact you
We will acknowledge receipt of applications, and will get back to all applicants by February 15. Please pass the word on to anybody you know of who might be interested!