Wednesday, October 02, 2013

CFP: Inclusion day - EVERY_BODY: Rethinking the Bodies that Belong

Inclusion Day
EVERY_BODY: Rethinking the Bodies that Belong
Januar y 23, 2014
York University, Keele Campus

York University’s Centre for Human Rights is hosting its 5th annual Inclusion Day Conference. This one-day conference will include sessions where participants will have the opportunity to explore the concepts of inclusion and belonging through a human rights lens.

Keynote speakers, session presenters and workshop facilitators will have the opportunity to engage attendees in critically analyzing notions of space and the bodies that are/are not included. We are inviting submissions that focus on human rights related areas, including but not limited to:

  • Indigenous knowledge 
  • Intersectional identities 
  • Race and racialization 
  • Gender expression/expectations/performance 
  • (dis)Abilities 
  • Religion/Spirituality 
  • Knowledge production and pedagogy 
  • Athletics as a culture 
  • Politics of Space 
  • Sexual orientation

Presenters may submit proposals for a 60 minute session in one of the following formats:

  • Roundtable discussion 
  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) workshop 
  • Individual or panel presentation 
  • Interactive workshop 
  • Dialogue process 
  • Artistic/Creative presentation & discussion

Proposals must be submitted no later than Thursday, November 29, 2013 either by: 
online submission: or email submission to: or as a .doc or .pdf 
For more information or to request the proposal in an alternate format contact: 
Josephine Tcheng (

Proposal form at:

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