Conference: IGSA@ND (International Girls Studies Association)

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Location: McKenna Hall

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The University of Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program is happy to announce its hosting of the second meeting of the International Girls Studies Association, to be held in conjunction with our program’s fifth biennial international conference.

IGSA@ND Program

28 February – 2 March, 2019
McKenna Hall
University of Notre Dame – Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

Girls Studies has become one of the most dynamic academic fields, encompassing scholars from a vast array of disciplines engaged in a variety of interdisciplinary approaches. This conference aims to bring together scholars and creative practitioners from across the world to explore contemporary and historical experiences and constructions of girlhood and girls’ culture, as well as recent developments within the field.

The Host Committee is very pleased to announce that Profs. Ruth Nicole Brown and Lynne Vallone will be our keynote speakers. For more info about their work, please visit:

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Professor Ruth Nicole Brown

Professor Lynne Vallone

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Additional Conference information (Registration/Lodging)

Please direct any questions about the conference and the submission process to:

Conference Organizers: Barbara Green, Danielle (Dani) Green, Mary Celeste Kearney, Sonja Stojanovic, and Pamela Robertson Wojcik, University of Notre Dame.

Hosted by Notre Dame’s Gender Studies Program, with support from the International Girls Studies Association

University of Notre Dame Co-Sponsors:

Institute for Scholarship in the Liberal Arts with
College of Engineering
Department of Africana Studies
Department of American Studies
Department of Anthropology
Department of English
Department of Film, Television, & Theatre
Department of German & Russian Languages and Literatures
Department of History
Department of Irish Language & Literature
Department of Philosophy
Department of Psychology
Department of Sociology
Graduate School
Kellogg Institute for International Studies
Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies
Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
Undergraduate Studies, College of Arts & Letters
William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families


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