CFP – Conceptualizing Children and Youth

October 12-14, 2017
Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada

The Department of Child and Youth Studies at Brock University invites you to attend “Conceptualizing Children and Youth,” a multi- and trans-disciplinary conference fostering dialogue on young people among and across all disciplines. A special issue of a journal is being negotiated for dissemination.

The conference will include keynote speakers, paper sessions, a special evening event, networking opportunities, and graduate student workshops. Topics include but are not limited to: mental and physical health, bodies and sports, exceptionalities, (dis)abilities, developmental psychological approaches, criminal justice, socio-cultural approaches, race, gender, class, sexuality, age, nationhood, educational contexts, Indigeneity, methodological and ethical dilemmas, social issues, peer contexts, play, work, popular culture, global contexts, and other related topics.

To submit please complete the abstract submission form by January 13, 2017. Submissions may take the form of posters, individual papers, symposiums, or workshops. Notification of results will be communicated by April 10, 2017.

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