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MIRCI Conferences

Upcoming Conferences:

MOTHERS, MOTHERING AND MOTHERHOOD FROM ANCIENT TO CONTEMPORARY TIMES
May 23-24, 2014, Athens, Greece
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Australian International
Conference on Motherhood

Motherhood, Feminisms and the Future
July 17-20, 2014, Melbourne, Australia

MOTHERS, MOTHERING, AND MOTHERHOOD
IN LITERATURE

(Fiction, Poetry, Drama, Life Writing,
Creative Non-Fiction, Social Media)
October 22-24, 2014
Heaslip House, Ryerson University (297 Victoria Street, Toronto)
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Past Conferences:

Demonizing Mothers/Demonized Motherhoods:
Oppression and Resistance

October 4th & October 5th, 2013
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Book Launch & Keynote Panel

June 24 - 27
Mega MIRCI Conference
Toronto, ON

Communicating Motherhood / Mothers Communicating "High Culture" to Pop Culture to New Social Media
June 24 - 27, 2013, Toronto, ON, Canada

Supporting and Empowering Mothers in the Academe: Strategies for Institutional
Change and Individual Agency

June 24-27, 2013, Toronto, Canada

Mothers and Work; Mothering as Work:
Policy, Ideology, Experience, and Representation

June 24 - 27, 2013, Toronto, Canada

Mothering and Reproduction
featuring an embedded conference on
Mothering, Science and Technology
October 2012

ONE-DAY SYMPOSIUM ON ADRIENNE RICH
October 20, 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

“What Do Mothers Need?”:
Motherhood Scholars and Activists Speak out on
Maternal Empowerment for the 21st Century

May 9th, 2012, Toronto, Canada
Registration will begin Jan 2012
Program will be posted March 1
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Mothers and History:
Histories of Motherhood

May 10-12, 2012
Toronto, ON, Canada
Still Accepting Abstracts
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Mothers and Mothering in a Global Context
February 24-25th, 2012,
Christ Church, Barbados
Still Accepting Abstracts
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International Conference on Mothering, Education and Maternal Pedagogies
featuring an embedded conference on
Motherhood Studies: Developing and Disseminating a New Academic Discipline
for a New Century

October 20-22, 2011
Toronto, ON, Canada
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conference on Facebook.

ONE DAY SYMPOSIUM ON SARA RUDDICK
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Toronto, Ontario
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Young Mothers and Empowerment Forum
May 11-12, 2011
Toronto, Canada
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!!
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International Conference on
Motherhood, Activism, Advocacy, Agency
May 12-14, 2011 Toronto, Ontario
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Sixth Australian International Conference
on Motherhood
Mothers at the Margins

April 27 - 30, 2011
Brisbane, Australia
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Click here for the Program (631KB, 50pg PDF)

To register go to www.uq.edu.au/mothering

Mothering and Motherhood in the 21st Century:
Research and Activism

February 18-19, 2011
Lisbon, Portugal
EXTENDED/FINAL DEADLINE
JANUARY 15, 2011

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Motherhood and the Economy;
The Economics of Mothering

October 21-24, 2010
Toronto, Canada
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Feminomics: calculating the value of 'women's work', Toronto Star, October 30, 2010

Representing Motherhood:
Mothers in the Arts, Literature, Media
and Popular Culture
May 21 - 22, 2010
Ryerson University, Toronto

Being and Thinking as an Academic Mother: Theory and Narrative
NEMLA 2010
April 7-11, 2010

Being and Thinking as an Academic Mother:
Theory and Practice
CALL FOR PAPERS FOR ONE-DAY SYMPOSIUM
April 08, 2010

Mothering and Migration:
(Trans)nationalisms, Globalization, and Displacement
Feb 19-21, 2010

13th Annual Conference in conjunction with York University’s 50th Anniversary Celebration
Mothering and the Environment:
The Natural, The Social, and The Built
October 22-25, 2009, York University, Toronto

The Embedded Conference:
A (M)otherworld is Possible:
Two Feminist Visions
Matriarchal Studies
The Gift Economy

Fifth Australian International
Conference on Motherhood
The Mother and History: The Past and Present
July 2 - 4, 2009

ARM/Mamapalooza Conference
MOTHERS GONE MAD: MOTHERHOOD AND MADNESS OPPRESSION AND RESISTANCE Thursday, May 28 - Saturday, May 30, 2009
See the Video (YouTube)

The Maternal Wall in Academe:
Academic Mothers and Strategies of Resistance and Empowerment
Brandeis University Boston,
February 27, 2009

12th Annual ARM Conference:
Mothering, Violence, Militarism, War,
and Social Justice
October 24-26, 2008

The Motherhood Movement
Embedded Conference
October 24-26, 2008

MOTHER: THE JOB,
Building Human Capital, Building Human Beings
had its international premier at the 12th Annual ARM Conference in association with Demeter Press on October 23-26th.
Click Here for the Trailer
For more information go to www.motherthejob.org


**Performing Feminist Motherhood:
Outlaw Mothers in Music, Media, Arts
and Cultural Expression
May 16, 2008 in New York City

Maternal Health and Well-Being 11th Annual Conference
October 18 - 20, 07

Fourth Australian International Conference on Motherhood - The Mother: Images, Issues and Practices
July 5 - 7, 07

ARM 10th Anniversary Conference!
The Motherlode: A Complete Celebration of Motherhood

October 26-29, 2006
Courtyard Marriott Hotel Downtown, Toronto

Carework and Caregiving: Theory and Practice
May 5-7, 2006
York University, Toronto

Mothering, Race, Ethnicity, Culture and Class
October 20-23, 2005
York University, Toronto

Theorizing and Representing Maternal Subjectivities
September 29 - October 1, 2005
University of Queensland, St. Lucia, Australia

Queer Mothering
June 21, 2005
NOW Lounge, Toronto

Young Mothers
May 6-8, 2005
York University, Toronto

Mothering in Social Work Theory and Practice
February 25, 2005
York University, Toronto

Mothering and Feminism
October 22-24, 2004
York University, Toronto

Grandmothers and Grandmothering
April 30 - May 1, 2004

York University, Toronto

Mothering, Religion and Spirituality
October 24-26, 2003

York University, Toronto

Mothering and Work/Mothering as Work
May 2-4, 2003
York University, Toronto

Mothering, Law, Politics and Public Policy
October 18-20, 2002

York University, Toronto

Mothering and Teaching in the Academe
May 4, 2002

Examining and Expanding the Meanings of MOTHERLOVE
February 16, 2002

Body and Soul: Reintegrating the Spiritual, Emotional, Physical and Psychological Dimensions of Birth
November 16, 2001

Mothering, Literature, Popular Culture and the Arts
October 12-14, 2001

Mothering: Power/Oppression
July 7-8, 2001

Mothers Without Their Children
May 5, 2001

Mothering, Sex and Sexuality
March 3-4, 2001

Mothering and Fathering: Visioning, Creating and Sustaining a Culture of Peace
November 3-5, 2000

Becoming a Mother
Saturday, May 6, 2000

Mothering in the African Diaspora
February 4-6, 2000

Lesbian Mothering
June 1999

Mothers and Sons
September 1998

Mothers and Daughters
September 1997

 

 

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