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Call for Presentation for 9th Annual North American Conference for Critical Animal Studies

8th Annual Conference for Critical Animal Studies

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Theme: Abolition, Liberation, and the Intersections within Social Justice Movements Saturday April 10, 2010 SUNY, Cortland, New York

Call for Presentations

We welcome proposals from all community members, including but not limited to nonprofit organizations, political leaders, activists, professors, staff, and students. We are especially interested in topics such history of social movements, nonviolence, alliance politics, spirituality and social movements, freedom, democracy, and notions of total inclusion. We are also interested in reaching across the disciplines and movements of environmentalism, education, poverty, feminism, LGBTQA, animal advocacy, globalization, prison abolition, prisoner support, labor rights, disability rights, anti-war activism, youth rights, indigenous rights/sovereignty, and other peace and social justice issues. Presentations should be fifteen to twenty minutes in length. We are receptive to different and innovative formats, including, but not limited to roundtables, panels, community dialogues, theater, and workshops. You may propose individual or group ‘panel’ presentations, but please clearly specify the structure of your proposal.

***Please stress in your paper/roundtable/panel/etc. how you will be focusing on the program theme and linking it to environmental justice and animal advocacy, rights, liberation, and protection.

Please send proposals OR abstracts for panels, roundtables, workshops, or paper presentations no more than 500 words. Please send with each facilitator or presenter a 100 maximum word biography.

**The Deadline for Submissions is February 15, 2010.

**Accepted presenters will be notified by e-mail by Feb 20, 2010.

Please send proposals/abstracts and biographies electronically to:

Sarat Colling
Co-Conference Director