February 09, 2009
Michigan Feminist Studies - Call for Papers
CALL FOR PAPERS: Michigan Feminist Studies
Deadline: February 13, 2009
Michigan Feminist Studies invites submissions for its 2009 issue on the theme of Politics and Performativity. Women's roles in politics per se, and more generally in the public sphere, often theorized through notions of performativity, are important topics for feminist researchers, academics, and activists. This volume of Michigan Feminist Studies seeks to engage with this subject from many different angles and perspectives. While our empirical and theoretical focus is on women and gender, we also encourage submissions that draw linkages between gender and other social identities, such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, ability, and nationality.
We welcome submissions in the form of empirical/scholarly analysis, literature reviews, theoretical papers, creative writing, and visual art from emerging or established scholars, graduate students, independent scholars, artists, creative writers, and activists. We encourage scholarly works from all disciplines, including (but not limited to): anthropology, sociology, psychology, English/literature, linguistics, women's studies, biology, chemistry, physics, history, public health, public policy, philosophy, art history, business/marketing, information sciences, political science, studio arts, communications/media studies, theater, international studies, law, and education. As feminists, we also support interdisciplinary and mixed-methods research.
In this issue of Michigan Feminist Studies we are interested in considering questions such as: How have women in the public sphere/politics been represented in the media? How are women and/feminism implicated in conservative versus liberal politics? How are feminist issues given attention in policy decisions? What is the role of women in grassroots political organizations? How is gender constructed through political discourse? How are femininity and sexuality of female politicians portrayed by the media and handled by the public? How do gendered discourses frame political campaigns? How has the feminist movement been shaped by its political goals? How do drag and other forms of subversive gendered dress make a political statement?
More specific topics for submissions could include:
* Reproductive rights
* Identity politics
* Presentation of the self in the political arena
* Women and (dis)enfranchisement
* Women, language, & politics
* Political economy
* Public/private divide
* Femininity and political figures in the ancient world
* Sexism in politics
* Gay marriage
* Power of women in ancient dynasties
Please note that these questions and topics are intended as suggestions and not limitations.
Michigan Feminist Studies is an annual publication edited by graduate students at the University of Michigan.
Manuscripts should be roughly 4000-6000 words and double-spaced. Please submit three single-sided copies, and include a 150-200 word abstract, brief biographical note, institutional and departmental affiliation (if applicable), mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address. Papers may be submitted in the accepted format of your own academic discipline (e.g., MLA, APA). If your paper is selected, you will then be asked to submit an electronic file.
Mail submissions to: Michigan Feminist Studies
1122 Lane Hall
204 South State Street
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1290
The Deadline for Submissions is February 13, 2009.
Inquiries can be directed to email@example.com.
Posted by kpfister at February 9, 2009 12:53 PM
TrackBack URL for this entry:
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Michigan Feminist Studies - Call for Papers:
» louis vuitton outlet ny from louis vuitton outlet ny
Spectacular web-site. Loads of very helpful facts in this article. Therefore i'm delivering the idea to a couple of contacts ans in addition sharing within delightful. In addition to naturally, thanks in your work! [Read More]
Tracked on July 21, 2013 10:01 PM
» sale louis vuitton outlet from sale louis vuitton outlet
An extremely reputable resource told me Harry Reid will not likely discharge his or her tax returns while he's got definitely not paid for his whole 10% (of total "increase") tithe to The Religious organization of God regarding Latter-Day Bienheureux (... [Read More]
Tracked on August 4, 2013 01:44 AM
Tracked on August 4, 2013 01:44 AM
» louis vuitton outlet luggage from louis vuitton outlet luggage
Effectively your publish has been value the amount of perform it was a little while until me to view it. You should not really consider what number of hoops I had developed in order to bounce by way of see your own post. [Read More]
Tracked on August 7, 2013 09:55 AM
» louis vuitton outlet authentic from louis vuitton outlet authentic
We employ ESX5 having House windows Hard drive Server ISCSI focuses on without problems. I assume "mileage might vary" applies in this article. [Read More]
Tracked on August 9, 2013 12:58 PM
Tracked on October 22, 2013 06:22 PM
Tracked on October 22, 2013 09:54 PM
Tracked on January 26, 2014 08:44 PM
Tracked on January 29, 2014 04:03 PM
Tracked on January 30, 2014 02:22 AM
Tracked on February 2, 2014 04:21 PM
Tracked on February 11, 2014 06:19 PM
Tracked on February 11, 2014 08:34 PM
Tracked on February 13, 2014 04:05 PM