Bisexuality and Family - Journal Issue - Submissions by Jan 20, 2006
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning an issue on
BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:
THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED
KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND PARENTING
Possible foci are bisexuality and family practices like monogamy, non-monogamy, responsible non-monogamy, polygamy, polyandry, and Polyamory; bisexuality and nuclear, extended, expanded, elective, tribal, and cyberspace families; bisexuality and the reproduction cycles: fertility, pregnancy, childbirth, child rearing, sibling relating, biological and elective parents and relatives; bisexuality and parenting, step-parenting, surrogate parenting, adoption, and grand-parenting; bisexuality and incest; incest taboos and their transgression; bisexuality and abuse.
Possible related foci include bisexuality and initiation rituals; bisexuality and human development, including childhood, sexual awakening, adolescence, young adulthood, maturity, aging, later life, old age, senility, gender, and transgenderism; the body, nudity, spirituality, health, disability, illness, food, nurturing, care, affection, and erotic practices in bisexual families; past and/or non-Western models of bisexual families.
We are interested in theoretical, critical, and research articles, reports from
the field, personal narratives, reviews, poems, and interviews. For articles, we welcome a variety of disciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives, including those based in disciplines like critical theory, philosophy, sociology, psychology, legal studies, literature, cultural studies, anthropology, and medical science. For the more experiential submissions, we welcome expertise in the healing arts, the creative arts in general, the new spiritualities, Polyamory, paganism, fetishism, DBSM, as well as past and/or non-Western modalities.
Please email all inquiries, abstracts, and submissions to both Serena Anderlini-D’Onofrio email@example.com and Nan Wise firstname.lastname@example.org. Other possible addresses are email@example.com, and firstname.lastname@example.org. Please send abstracts with bios and/or inquiries by November 15, 2005. Complete submissions (including text, abstract, keywords, and bio) will be due on January 20, 2006.
Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio, Ph.D.
Professor of Italian and Humanities
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR 00681-9264 (USA)
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