April 17 Early Deadline for ASWM Conference & Matriarchal Studies Day
The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology has announced that the deadline for early registration reduced fee has been extended to April 17 for its 2012 Conference, "Creating the Chalice: Imagination and Integrity in Goddess Studies" in San Francisco, May 11-12. Planned speakers and presenters include Charlene Spretnak, winner of the ASWM 2012 Demeter Award, Judy Grahn, Luisah Teish, Ana Castillo, Miriam Robbins Dexter, Heide Goettner-Abendroth, Max Dashu, Patricia Monaghan, Annie Finch, Jennifer Berezen, Dorotea Reyna, Jean Shinoda Bolen, Macha NightMare, Lauren Raine,Vicki Noble, Z Budapest, Morning Glory Zell, Letecia Layson, Sudie Radusin, Christina Biaggi, and Ava Park. More information on the Conference program can be found here and here. More information on registration can be found here and here.
In conjunction with the Conference, a "Matriarchal Studies Day" will be held May 10, keynoted by Heide Goettner-Abendroth. Other planned presenters include Lydia Ruyle, Max Dashu, Joan Marler, Lucia Birnbaum, Vicki Noble, Marguerite Rigoglioso, Leilani Birely. Delphine Red Shirt, MaShiAat Oloya Tyehimba-Ford, Mariam Tazi-Preve. Malika Grasshof–Kabyle, and Deborah L. Neff. Early registration deadline is also April 17. More information can be found here.