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Published on Monday, September 19, 2022 by Lucie Choupaut

Summary

This roundtable seeks to put a reflection forward on astronauts and women in the maritime fields and their contribution in creating a new universe more open, free and tolerant towards others differences. It suggests to create a discussion on how to transform the exception into normal and acceptable to establish a real equality in these fields and empower the next generation of future women leaders in space and underwater.

Announcement

Argument

Women have stepped up and took the leadership in many fields and domains. Whether they led missions in space or under water and oceans, the world has witnessed many heroines that changed the paradigms linked to the role of Women, the impact and the touch they made.

How these women face the world challenges? How have they proved themselves? How have they challenged the status quo? and what comes next?

This roundtable seeks to not only answer but to put a reflection forward on Astronauts and Women in the Maritime fields and their contribution in creating a new universe more open, free and tolerant towards others differences.

Topic Proposals

Discussion topics may include but not limited to:

  • Women, space and science fiction
  • Women, space, and literature
  • Women, space and society
  • Women and space exploration
  • Women astronauts
  • Women, ocean and the world of fantasy
  • Women, ocean and Marines
  • Women, ocean, marines and family
  • Gender differences

How to apply

We invite abstracts (200-300 words) that explore this topic from different angles and propose an analysis on what make these women different and able to take on such challenge. The focus will be on women and gender empowerment, this roundtable suggests to create a discussion on how to transform the exception into normal and acceptable to establish a real equality in these fields and empower the next generation of future women leaders in space and underwater.

The abstracts should be submitted online via this link

The deadline: 15 October 2022

Notification of acceptance: October 2022

The event date: 23-26 mars 2023, Niagara Falls, New York

For more information:

https://www.buffalo.edu/nemla.html

https://www.cfplist.com/nemla/Home/CFP

Scientific Committee

  • Rhita Iraqi, professor, Hassan II University-Casablanca, Morocco
  • Rajaa Nadifi, professor, laboratory GELM (Gender, Education, Literature and Medias), director, Hassan II University-Casablanca, Morocco
  • Saadia Taouki, professor, Hassan II University-Casablanca, Morocco
  • Hind Aassouli, professor, Hassan II University-Casablanca, Morocco

Places

  • Sheraton Niagara Falls (Hotel) - Niagara Falls Convention Center
    Niagara Falls, America

Event format

Full on-site event


Date(s)

  • Saturday, October 15, 2022

Keywords

  • women, work, space, ocean, representation, empowerment

Contact(s)

  • Fakkar Salsabil
    courriel : salsabilfakkar [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nemla Northeast Modern Language Association
    courriel : support [at] nemla [dot] org

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Salsabil Fakkar
    courriel : salsabilfakkar [at] gmail [dot] com

To cite this announcement

« The Untold Story and the Journey of Forgotten Heroines », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Monday, September 19, 2022, https://calenda.org/1016508

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