The first NANAS conference is scheduled for Tuesday May 19 – Friday, May 22, 2015, at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Please see the “Call for Papers” link below:
Keynote speakers for the conference are:
Dr. Ros Jennings, Head of Postgraduate Research, Director of the Centre for Women, Ageing and Media (WAM) and Reader in Cultural studies at the University of Gloucestershire and co-editor (with Abigail Gardner) of ‘Rock On’: Women, Ageing and Popular Music
Dr. Jaber Gubrium, Chair, Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Missouri; founder and editor of The Journal of Aging Studies; and author of numerous books and articles on narrative analysis and ethnographies centered on experiences of old age and growing older.
Dr. Teresa Mangum, Director of the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies; Professor, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Iowa; author of Married, Middle-brow, and Militant: Sarah Grand and the New Woman Novel (1998); editor of A Cultural History of Women: Volume 5: The Age of Empire, 1800-1920 (Berg 2013); and guest editor of special issues of Philological Quarterly, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Victorians Periodical Review, and the Journal of Aging Studies.