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2018 Sarasvati Book Award Applications

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) Sarasvati Award for Nonfiction The Sarasvati Book Award solicits nonfiction books published during 2015-2017 in the field of goddess studies/women and mythology. Named for the Hindu goddess of learning and

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Dr. Elizabeth Wayland Barber to Give 2018 Keynote

“Waterbirds, Water, Women and Place in Archaic European Lore” Dr. Barber’s works bring together scholarship from a wide range of sources to discuss such diverse topics as textile history as “woman’s work,” culture and migration, the origins of myth in

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2018 Kore Dissertation Award

  The Kore Award for Best Dissertation in Women and Mythology is offered through the Association for Study of Women and Mythology and made possible through the gift of a generous contributor. The Award recognizes excellence in scholarship in the

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2018 ASWM Conference and Call for Proposals

“Scholarly Speculations:  Animal, Earth, Person, Story” ASWM Conference March 16-17 2018 Gold Coast Hotel, Las Vegas NV Our main theme will be explorations of animal and earth mysteries, with an emphasis on Native American and indigenous scholarship.  This year our

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Outreach Grant for Native American and Indigenous Presenters

We are pleased to announce that ASWM has received a special outreach grant for our 2018 conference. This will fund presentations and participation by Native American and indigenous scholars and researchers. Proposals will be read by an outside panel of

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Reflections: Karadarshanam

Karadarshanam By Gayatri Devi   At the first ASWM conference in 2010, my aunt Savithri and I led the ritual called Karadarshanam (“kara” in Sanskrit means “hand,” and “darsanam” means “looking, seeing, witnessing”) as part of the opening ceremonies for our

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Journal seeking Book Review Editor

The International Feminist Journal of Politics is looking for a new Book Review Editor to serve for a four-year period 2018-2021. The International Feminist Journal of Politics aims to foster debate and dialogue at the intersection of international and global politics, feminist and queer theory, and

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2018 Conference in Las Vegas NV

MARCH 16-17, 2018 Las Vegas NV Location TBA   Save the dates!  At last we will hold our conference in a place that has both a contemporary goddess temple and a rich heritage of Native American and women’s spirituality.  Fortuna

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International Transpersonal Conference in Prague

“Beyond Materialism–Towards Wholeness” September 28-October 1, 2017 We at ASWM just got word about this conference that may be of interest to our members.  The date for proposal submissions is May 15.  The link to submit is below. The mission

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Pendle Hill evaluation 2017

                 PENDLE HILL  PARTICIPANT EVALUATION FORM   CONFERENCE TITLE:___________________________________________________________ NAME (optional):________________________________________________________________ DATES: ________________________   MEETING SPACE:_____________ BEDROOM #______   As a participant, my overall experience/impression of the Customer Service at Pendle Hill was: (please circle one number, with 1 being very poor

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