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Registration Is Open for 2018 Conference

We have now opened registration for the 2018 conference! Early bird rates apply until Feb. 2, 2018. Register and renew membership. See you in March!   Registration is also open for the 2018 Matriarchal Studies Day, March 18, 2017, 9-5.

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Dr. Gala Argent to Discuss Horses and Shamanism at 2018 Conference

“Porous Boundaries: Women and Horses in Eurasian Epic Poetry, Shamanism,  Archaeology and Myth” Keynote presentation by Dr. Gala Argent “The roles of the horse within human cultures are complex and context driven. Horses may be domesticates whose bodies are eaten

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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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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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2017 Symposium Abstracts & Schedule

Abstracts 2017 symposium 2017 Schedule for Website  

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