Category Archives: Call for Papers or Participation
From the CFP: Illusions of Identity: resisting (beyond) identity politics An interdisciplinary graduate conference hosted by the Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, University of Western Ontario, Canada October 14-15, 2006 With the limits of contemporary leftist social … Continue reading
CFP: “An Uncomfortable Conversation on Sociobiology, Evolutionary Psychology, and Feminist Legal Theory”
From the CFP: This is the first of a planned series of workshops that will examine the implications of the increasing use of theories of sociobiology and evolutionary psychology to explain persistent inequalities between men and women. The primary aim … Continue reading
CFP: The University of Detroit Mercy Law Review Symposium on Law and Religion seeks articles about women’s issues for its 2007 publication.
From the CFP: “The symposium edition, published annually, explores law and religion within a particular theme. The 2007 theme is women’s studies/issues. “We are looking for a range of papers, but examples of articles we would be interested in publishing … Continue reading
The 3rd Christina Conference on Women’s Studies & The 4th European Gender & ICT Symposium: Gender, Images and Global Context, March 8-10, 2007, University of Helsinki, Finland
Gender, Images and Global Contexts brings together two successful conferences: the Christina Conference on Women?s Studies, organized in Helsinki in 2003 and 2005 and the European Gender and ICT symposium, previously organized in Amsterdam (2003), Brussels (2004) and Manchester … Continue reading
10th International Interdisciplinary Congress on Women, Mundos de Mujeres / Women ´s Worlds 2008, UCM, Madrid, Spain “Women ´s Worlds is the most important congress on academic research on gender and women and feminist social movements. It is a major … Continue reading
Marquette is hosting the “First Annual Colloquium on Current Scholarship in Labor and Employment Law” on Friday, October 27, 2006!
Feminist Law Prof Scott Moss is one of the organizers. The Colloquium offers an opportunity for labor and employment law scholars from around the country to present their works in progress or recent scholarship, to get feedback from their colleagues, … Continue reading
Submissions are being sought for the “Women and Fundamentalist Religion” issue (deadline 6/12/06) and the “Women of Color and Reproductive Justice” issue (deadline 8/15/06). Here’s the contact info: off our backs 2337B 18th Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 voice: 202-234-8072 … Continue reading
The University of Chicago Press has announced the creation of the Catharine Stimpson Prize for Outstanding Feminist Scholarship. Named in honor of the Founding Editor of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, the Catharine Stimpson Prize is … Continue reading
It will be hosted by Blackademic. (NB: Nubian puts parents around the letter k at her blog but when I try to do this it messes with the formatting. Apologies for that.) May’s edition “will be focused on how art … Continue reading
CFP – YOUNG WOMEN’S ANTHOLOGY, “Doing it in Strange Places… And Making Change: Young Women Fighting for Social Justice”
A commonly asked question at social justice events is, “What can I do to get more involved?” This question is usually answered in one of three ways: send money, call politicians, and volunteer. Unfortunately, none of these foster a sense … Continue reading
“There is a new ilk of academics and scholars. We are queer, trans, of color and culture; from the working-class; we are deaf; tattooed and pierced up; we teach from wheelchairs or wield canes; we don’t change our registers, we … Continue reading
Eszter Hargittai at Crooked Timber writes: “The University of Michigan Press is putting together a volume called The Best of Technology Writing 2006. The editorial team is soliciting suggestions for pieces, including blog posts. [W]e’re asking readers to nominate their … Continue reading
…will be hosted by the Woman of Color Blog. The topic is “Women of Color, Sex, Sexuality, Fucking and Love on the Internet.” Learn more here.
Kaarina Nikunen, Laura Saarenmaa and Susanna Paasonen are currently editing an anthology on the pornography, media, and popular culture. Titled “Pornification,” it has a preliminary publishing agreement. They are looking for a chapter addressing gay men and the uses of … Continue reading
The journal of sexualities, gender + justice is an independently peer-reviewed journal which aims to promote discussion of, and provide a forum for the analysis of, relations between and within sexualities, genders and law from critical and interdisciplinary perspectives. The … Continue reading
IP/GENDER: THE UNMAPPED CONNECTIONS : MARCH 24, 2006 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW WASHINGTON, D.C. CALL FOR PAPERS Two years ago, we organized our first workshop on IP/Gender: The Unmapped Connections. Sponsored by the WCL Program on Intellectual Property … Continue reading