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Presentation Grant Award Winner: Rachel Kippen

From Pesticide-Laden Plastic to Authentic Artworkings: Weaving Environmental Justice in Hawaiian Lauhala Environmental justice education is only genuine if it includes indigenous and women’s rights perspectives. The Hawaiian cultural practice of weaving is imbued with cultural significance. In the traditional

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Who’s Presenting at the March Conference? Nancy Vedder-Shults

Animal Oracles: Divinatory Practices for Tapping Your Inner Wisdom Seers throughout the ages have used many types of animal, bird, and insect oracles in their divination. For this workshop, we will practice a deuchainn divination employed by the ancient Celts (a chance meeting

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Who’s Presenting in March? Cristina Biaggi

Activism into Art into Activism into Art   I will discuss my new (fourth) book ACTIVISM INTO ART INTO ACTIVISM INTO ART with a foreword by Gloria Steinem.  I wrote this book to preserve and share the feminist history that

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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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2017 Symposium Abstracts & Schedule

Abstracts 2017 symposium 2017 Schedule for Website  

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Dr. Peggy Sanday To Explore Concept of “Matrixial” Cultures

“The Matrixial Foundation of Maternal Cultural Meanings in Myth and Ritual” Keynote Presentation, ASWM 2017 Symposium   “In my long term study of and stay with the matrilineal Minangkabau of West Sumatra, Indonesia—off and on between the years l981 and

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2017 Symposium Presenter: Annie Finch

We are a tribal species, meant to live in tribes.  At this point, anything that reminds us of our connection with each other is healing, and poetry can do that, through the meter and through the language and through the

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About Our First Publication: Myths Shattered and Restored”

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) is  delighted to announce the publication of the first of our conference and symposia Proceedings anthology, Myths Shattered and Restored.   This anthology, edited by Marion Dumont and Gayatri Devi, features essays in

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Call for Proposals ASWM 2017 Symposium

The deadline for submissions for 2017 has passed.  This call for proposals is for information only.  Mythology, Women and Society: Growing the Groundswell March 25 2017, Pendle Hill, Philadelphia, PA   In the current era women are stepping into leadership

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Jelka Vince Pallua To Present “The Slavic ‘Baba’ as an Aquatic Deity”

Jelka Vince Pallua, Ph.D., senior scientific advisor, is an ethnologist and cultural anthropologist who for twenty years taught at the Department of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology, Philosophical faculty, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She continues to teach at the same Department

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