Call for Papers: Graduate Student journal on Women's and Gender Studies
Call for Papers Date:
CFP: Media(ting) Genders and Sexualities: Identity,
Representation, and Politics in Media
Intersections Fall 2012 Issue
DUE: January 17, 2012
Intersections: Women’s and Gender Studies in Review Across Disciplines is an interdisciplinary graduate student publication welcoming work from current graduate students. We are committed to the interdisciplinary research of women’s
and gender issues and are affiliated with the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Texas at Austin.
The journal encourages scholars in all fields to contribute scholarly essays, book reviews, and creative writing relating to this issue’s theme, Media(ting) Genders and Sexualities: Identity, Representation, and Politics in Media. We expect that this theme will inspire submissions that put gender and sexuality in conversation with intersecting identities of race, economic class, disability, nationality, and indigeneity, and encourage submissions on all forms of media.
Submissions might address, but are not limited to, the following topics:
• Media representations of gender, sexuality, and race
• Property, authorship, and expression in local and transnational contexts
• Queering media
• Space and the body in media
• Genders and sexualities in social media and popular culture
The deadline for 200 – 300 word abstracts is January 17, 2012. We use a digital Open Journal System for submissions. To submit your abstract, please make an account on our website. You will be able to track your submission through your account. Questions should be sent to editors at firstname.lastname@example.org
Completed papers and artwork are due by January 16, 2012. All submissions should include the author’s name, institution and department, contact information, title of
submission, and word count. Scholarly essays and creative writing should be less than 5000 words.
For book reviews, please email email@example.com for a list of possible
titles. Book reviews should be between 750 –1250 words and include publication information about books reviewed.
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