CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: PRE-CONFERENCE SEMINAR with BETH RICHIE

Part of Thinking Gender 2019: Feminists Confronting the Carceral State

SEMINAR DATE: Thursday, February 21, 2019
TIME: 3:00 PM – 5:00
Admission by competitive application process.
Location will be provided to confirmed participants.

CSW is pleased to offer an opportunity to participate in a 1-time, 2-hour seminar with Beth Richie, author of Arrested Justice: Black Women, Violence, and America’s Prison Nation and Professor of African American Studies & Criminology, University of Illinois at Chicago.

This pre-conference seminar is being offered as part of the 2019 Thinking Gender Conference, “Feminists Confronting the Carceral State.” Beth Richie will speak on the Keynote Panel, Abolitionist Feminist Futures.

Students from the following groups are invited to apply:

  • UCLA Graduate Students from all disciplines
  • UCLA Undergraduate Students in their senior year who are completing a Senior Thesis, Capstone, or Honors Project

Participants will be required to complete a set of assigned readings prior to the seminar. Copies will be made available to participants in advance of the seminar. Participants are also required to attend Thinking Gender 2019: Feminists Confronting the Carceral State on Friday, February 22, 2019 at the UCLA Luskin Conference Center.

The seminar will offer participants a unique opportunity to engage with a leading scholar of gender and incarceration. The number of spots available in the seminar is very limited and admission to the seminar will be by competitive application process. Interested and eligible students from all fields are invited to apply to participate.


SEMINAR APPLICATION PROCEDURE

DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: Monday, January 7, 2019, 11:59 PM

We will only consider COMPLETE applications submitted by the deadline. Applications that do not adhere to the length requirements will not be read. Late applications will not be accepted.

UCLA GRADUATE STUDENTS

Please complete the online application form:https://uclacsw.submittable.com/submit/cdbc14aa-6440-4b91-9b3d-ee5f13b5009c/graduate-application-seminar-with-beth-richie-as-part-of-thinking-gender-2019

You will be asked to provide the following documents:

  • Current CV
  • A brief statement (250 words MAXIMUM) describing your research and/or activist interests and how you see this seminar contributing to them

UCLA UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN THEIR SENIOR YEAR WHO ARE COMPLETING A SENIOR THESIS, CAPSTONE, OR HONORS PROJECT

Please complete the online application form:https://uclacsw.submittable.com/submit/11e28122-7676-419c-8c86-0e7a18d24be8/undergraduate-application-seminar-with-beth-richie-as-part-of-thinking-gender-2

You will be asked to provide the following documents:

  • Current CV/Resume
  • A brief statement (250 words MAXIMUM) describing your research and/or activist interests and how you see this seminar contributing to them
  • Thesis, Capstone, or Honors Project abstract (250 words MAXIMUM)
  • *Letter of Support from Thesis, Capstone, or Honors Project Faculty Advisor
  • Unofficial UCLA transcript

*Important Note regarding the Letter of Support: Your Faculty Advisor will neither receive the link nor be able to upload your letter until you submit the application. If you do not plan to submit the application until close to the deadline, please have your Advisor e-mail their letter directly to thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu by the January 7th deadline.

DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS: Monday, January 7, 2019, 11:59 PM

Questions? Contact Kali Tambreé, 2019 Thinking Gender Conference Coordinator at thinkinggender@women.ucla.edu