Roundtable of Latina Feminism

2012 Roundtable









April 27-28, 2012, John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH 

Abstract Deadline FEBRUARY 1, 2012

Invited Speakers
María Cotera, University of Michigan
Linda Martín Alcoff, Hunter College

You are invited to participate in the 2012 meeting of the Roundtable on Latina Feminism, a forum for discussion of Latina feminist theory and Latina feminism in general. Abstracts exploring all themes on Latina feminism are welcomed.  Suggested themes include but are not limited to the following:

*Immigration                                                              *Selfhood
*Frontiers and Borders                                            *Latina Embodiment
*Visual Representations of Latinas                        *Latina Activism
*Group Identity/Cultural Identity                             *History of Latinas in the U.S.
*Mestizaje                                                                  *Mulataje
*Latina Sexualities                                                    *Epistemology
*Queer Latinidad                                                       *Latina Theology
*Latina Pedagogy                                                      *Latina Aesthetics
*Latina Literary Theory                                             *Coalitions across difference
*Works on individual Latina/Chicana feminist writers and theorists

Guidelines for Submission:

  1. Abstracts should be approximately 1000 words.
  2. Abstracts should be suitable for anonymous review.  In a separate document, please include your name, affiliation, contact information, brief bio, and the title of your presentation.
  3. Please submit all proposals electronically to Mariana Ortega at Please note “Roundtable Submission” in the subject line.
  4. For more information on past roundtables go to

If you have any questions about the roundtable please contact Mariana Ortega at

Please Note:  Participants are expected to attend all sessions of the Roundtable