Call For Papers: Yoga (R)evolution? Interrogating Possibilities and Practices
Jan 01, 2015 | - Jan 01, 2015 | 11:45 pm
Yoga (R)evolution? Interrogating Possibilities and Practices
When: Friday, April 10, 2015
Where: UC Berkeley’s Multicultural Center
The Race and Yoga Research Working Group at the University of California, Berkeley will host its second annual conference on Friday, April 10, 2015. The theme of the conference is “Yoga (R)evolution? Interrogating Possibilities and Practices.” The conference will invite a diverse array of practitioners and scholars to critically interrogate how people bring yoga into various communities. What are the methods and ideologies that underpin these projects? What are the goals, possibilities, limitations, and achievements? How is success being measured?
We invite paper submissions that critically address the following:
Yoga and Accountability
History of Race and Yoga
Appropriation and Co-optation
Yoga and Activism
Yoga and Conscious Communities
Yoga and Decolonization
Yoga and Social Justice
Yoga and Social Movements
Sex, Race, and Yoga
Selling Yoga Bodies
Heteronormativity and Yoga
Fat and Yoga
Whiteness and Yoga
Race and Space
Incarceration and Yoga
Yoga and Ability
Yoga and Ablebodiedness
Yoga and Sport
Papers addressing other relevant topics will be considered.
Please submit a 150-word abstract of your paper to conference organizers by January 1, 2015.
Notification of the status of your submission will be sent by February 1, 2015.
Please include your abstract in the body of the submission email. Send submissions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please also see the Race and Yoga Working Group’s call for papers for the inaugural issues of our journal Race and Yoga, published by the University of California Press’s eScholarship: