Save the dates

Upcoming conventions, conferences, meetings, and APA Convention sessions
1. Webinar: Responding to Lifetime Exposure Abuse in Home Visitation Programs
November 10, 2010
11AM – 1PM PDT

Information: To register or for more information, please visit the Family Violence Prevention Fund: Health Care website

2. National Latino/a Psychological Association (NLPA) 2010 Biennial Conference: “Latinas: Celebrating the Psychological Strengths and Resilience of Latina Women and Girls”
November 12 – 13, 2010
The Westin Riverwalk San Antonio, TX

Information: NLPA will feature keynote addresses from President-Elect of the American Psychological Association (APA) Melba Vasquez, PhD, ABPP, and Patricia Arredondo, EdD, the first Hispanic President of the American Counseling Association.   The NLPA conference will include symposia, paper presentations, CEU programming, student programming, awards, and social networking.

3. 21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference: Thinking Gender 2011
February 11, 2011
UCLA Faculty Center, Los Angeles, CA
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS IS CLOSED.

Information: Thinking Gender is a public conference highlighting graduate student research on women, gender and sexuality across all disciplines and historical periods.  This year, we welcome papers addressing women, gender and sexuality in relation to: food (sustainability, food justice, marketing, disordered eating, food preparation); money (the economy, microfinance, entrepreneurship, consumerism, the global marketplace, business practices); the Academy (innovative research methodologies, human subjects, power relations, epistemologies, the Archive); invented pathologies (menopause, PMS, female sexual dysfunction, the medicalization of sex). Event is free and open to the public, but please be aware that there will be a registration fee to cover the cost of conference materials and lunch at the Faculty Center.

4. Annual Conference Improving Services for Children and Families
Family & Youth Roundtable “Stigma = Discrimination and Disparities”
February 23-25, 2011
San Diego, CA

Information: This conference’s purpose is to share learning experiences on what public systems, community based organizations, schools, researchers, families, youth, and each of us are doing or could do to eliminate stigma, discrimination, and disparities in our communities.

5. 36th Annual Association for Women in Psychology (AWP) Conference
“Generating Feminisms: Building Partnerships, Recognizing Continuity, and Growing Community Across the Feminist Generation(s)”
March 3 – 6, 2011
Hyatt Regency at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, PA 
CALL FOR PAPERS IS CLOSED.

Information: The conference coordinators, Lauri Hyers and Ellie Brown, are early in the planning stages and welcome volunteers for the conference planning committee, especially individuals who are in the Philadelphia region.  Interested volunteers, please e-mail Ellie Brown; for general conference questions, please e-mail Lauri Hyers or call 610-436-2925.

6. “Intersections: Sexuality, Gender, and Race”
March 12, 2011
Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD

Information: B’More Proud, in conjunction with the Women’s Studies Program at Morgan State University, invites scholars from Baltimore and the surrounding region to participate in a one-day academic symposium.  Participants will discuss the ways race, gender, and/or sexuality intersect, with specific emphasis on important issues within the LGBT community. Participants will also discuss the advancement of LGBT organizations and Women’s and Gender Studies programs on university campuses in the region. 

7. Unsettling Feminisms, Disrupting the Centers, Dismantling Oppression, Transforming Social Work
May 22-24, 2011
Chicago, IL

Information: The Board of Directors of Affilia: Journal of Women and Social Work and Jane Addams College of Social Work will sponsor a gathering at the University of Chicago Conference Center. Practitioners, activists, educators, students, and researchers are invited to participate in an multidisciplinary un-conference. Though similar to a conference, an un-conference supports a transformative vision of feminist social work practice.

8. 19th Biennial conference of the Society for Research on the Menstrual Cycle (SMCR)
June 2-4, 2011
Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA

Information: Conference Coordinator: Dr. Peggy Stubbs

9. Gender and Climate Change: Women, Research and Action International Conference
September 15-16, 2011
Prato, Italy

Information: Gender and Climate Change is an international conference that will seek to bring together the latest research in key areas of gender and climate change, to highlight impacts of climate change on women, and to draw together a body of knowledge for input into the 2011 United Nations Framework Convention (COP 17) and the Earth Summit 2012.

10. International Association for Relationship Research Mini-Conference: “Health, Emotion, and Relationships (HER)”
October 20-22, 2011
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Information: The conference will highlight research that focuses on the intersections/boundaries of health psychology, affective science, and relationship research. Invited speakers include Burt Uchino, Mark Whisman, and Linda Luecken. The conference will also include a New Scholar’s Workshop and a workshop on Methods for Analyzing Relationship Data.