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Invitation to Submit Research Proposals to the Equal Opportunities Commission

The Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC) is now inviting research proposals on the topic 'A Study on Education and Career Pathways of Ethnic Minority Youth in Hong Kong' until June 25, 2018 (Monday). A Briefing Session will be held on June 4, 2018 (Monday) to give an introduction of the current invitation.  Research teams who are interested in submitting research proposals are welcome.

Details on the invitation and briefing session can be accessed from the 'Policy, Research & Training' section of the EOC website at http://www.eoc.org.hk.

China Academic Network on Gender

China Academic Network on Gender – Launch and Inaugural Conference

We are delighted to introduce a new network for Postgraduate students and Early Career Researchers working on Gender in China. The China Academic Network on Gender (CHANGE) will be launched at Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Brussels on 14-15 May 2018 in partnership with SOAS, King’s College London, and East China Normal University.

All details and the membership form are available on the website of CHANGE: https://change.hypotheses.org

CFP: Activating Human Rights: Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Intersex Status

Australian Ally Network Conference
Curtin University
27-28 September 2018
http://humanrights.curtin.edu.au/events/ally-conference/cfp/

We welcome papers/presentations from all interested persons including academics, professional staff, activists, students, industry, and others. This can include updates on projects, policies and practices; theoretical and/or applied research; creative and/or artistic explorations, creative artefacts, interactive Q&A, workshops, or short screenings with discussion that can be situated thematically within the list of suggested topics (see website). Deadline – 13 May 2018

CFP: Fourth Wave Feminism in Science Fiction & Fantasy

This anthology is seeking to define the new kinds of heroines that science fiction/fantasy films and television are producing right now (it may be split into two collections between these types). Details are at
https://www.academia.edu/36299656/CFP_Fourth_Wave_Feminism_in_Science_Fiction_and_Fantasy

Deadline for proposals June 30 (roughly 300 words, optional bio or CV) to valerie@calithwain.com subject: FOURTH WAVE SUBMISSION

Call for Papers: Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Daily Life of Women: How They Lived from Ancient Times to the Present

Project Editors are once again seeking contributors to the forthcoming four-volume Greenwood Encyclopedia of the Daily Life of Women: How They Lived from Ancient Times to the Present, to be published by ABC-CLIO, under the editorship of Colleen Boyett, Mildred Diane Gleason, and Micheal Tarver. Expressions of interest are welcome from graduate students, postdocs, professors, independent scholars, and public history professionals.

Deadline for this round of contributions is August 1, 2018. Please email Micheal Tarver at mtarver@atu.edu.

Call for Papers: Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia (CoGen2018)

Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia (CoGen2018) will be held from November 12th to 14th, 2018 Monash University Malaysia. The theme of the Conference is: Gender and sexuality justice in Asia: Conflicts and resolutions. The Conference is interested in multi-layered nuances that are embedded in conflicts pertaining to gender and sexual justice, and either existing or planned strategies to address and resolve these injustices.

Single and panel abstract submissions of 150-200 words in MS-Word format should be emailed to cogen@gmail.com before or by the new deadline of June 30, 2018.

Call for Papers: Signs Special Issue "Public Feminisms"

This special issue seeks to address these dynamics through a multifaceted and interdisciplinary discussion of “Public Feminisms.” Signs has sought—through the creation of the Feminist Public Intellectuals Project—to actively advocate for feminist voices in both the scholarly and the public sphere, building a critical mass of public intellectuals who speak with a feminist voice to audiences outside of academia.

The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2018.

Please submit full manuscripts electronically through Signs’ Editorial Manager system at http://signs.edmgr.com. Manuscripts must conform to the guidelines for submission available at http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/journals/signs/instruct.

This call is available online at http://signsjournal.org/for-authors/calls-for-papers/#public

Call for Papers - International Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia 12-14 Nov 2018

Held at the campus of Monash University Malaysia, CoGen 2018 is interested in examining how contemporary religious actors within and outside Asia can dialogue with, challenge, interrogate, and/or contribute to the pursuit of gender and sexual justice in various countries in Asia. More details are at https://www.monash.edu.my/sass/research/research-workshops-and-conferences/international-conference-on-gender-and-sexuality-in-asia-cogen-2018-november-12-14,-2018

Single and panel abstract submissions of 150-200 words in MS-Word format should be emailed to cogen.monash@gmail.com before or by April 30, 2018.

Special Issue of Women’s Studies in Communication: The #MeToo Moment: A Rhetorical Zeitgeist

We believe it is at the foundations of this journal and some strands of feminist thinking to confront intersectional oppressions by providing a space for the building of collective consciousness, sharp critique, dialogue, research, and listening. Please contact Lisa M. Corrigan (lcorriga@uark.edu) with questions or pitches.

Editors: Kristen Hoerl, Editor of Women’s Studies in Communication, and

Guest Editor: Lisa M. Corrigan (University of Arkansas)

Full Manuscripts due August 1, 2018

CFP: African Women in the Media 2018 Conference - University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Call for Papers can be accessed via the website here. This is open to both academics and industry practitioners. We have also opened up applications for our FlashTalks series.

CFP: New Histories of Women in the Entertainment Industry

We actively invite book proposals for monographs or edited collections—desired manuscript length of 250-300 pages—on women’s labor in the entertainment industries from 1960 on. The series conceptualizes ‘entertainment industries’ broadly, and is inclusive of film, television, support industries, gaming, streaming platforms, digital content, etc.

Please contact series editor, Dr. Alicia Kozma (akozma2@washcoll.edu) with questions and/or for proposal guidelines

CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS - Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media

An established book series edited by Mary Celeste Kearney https://www.routledge.com/Routledge-Research-in-Gender-Sexuality-and-Media/book-series/RRGSAM
The aim of this series is to publish original research in the areas of feminist and queer media studies, with a particular but not exclusive focus on gender and sexuality. In doing so, this series brings to the market cutting-edge critical work that refreshes, reshapes, and redirects scholarship in these related fields while contributing to a better global understanding of how gender and sexual politics operate within historical and current mediascapes.

We welcome book proposals accompanied by at least one sample chapter. For more information, please contact Mary Celeste Kearney at mckearney@nd.edu.

Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia (Palgrave Macmillan)

The Gender, Sexualities and Culture in Asia book series provides a welcome new forum for monographs and
anthologies focusing on the intersections between gender, sexuality and culture across Asia. Titles in the series
include multi- and interdisciplinary research by scholars within Asia as well as in North American, European
and Australian academic contexts.

Series Editors
Stevi Jackson, University of York, UK: stevi.jackson@york.ac.uk
Olivia Khoo, Monash University, Australia: olivia.khoo@monash.edu
Denise Tse-Shang Tang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong: denitang@hku.hk

Contact for proposals
Correspondence regarding new book proposals should be addressed to the series editors
or Sara Crowley Vigneau, Senior Editor, sara.crowleyvigneau@palgrave.com

Call for Questions: Flow 2018: Precarity, Preservation, Praxis

The 2018 Flow conference will be held September 27-29, 2018. Each year, we request that participants send in questions that generate conversations. Once selected, the questions will be posed to the Flow community for responses. Based on those responses, we will select panelists for each question and invite them to prepare position papers to be posted online and discussed at the conference.

For more information, go to: http://www.flowjournal.org/flow-2018-call-for-questions/

Call for Papers: Special Issue of Porn Studies

We are open to various disciplinary and academic approaches in this fairly novel field of studies, but overall would like to encourage ethnographic or reception studies of pornography that focus on porn fandoms, consumers, audiences as well as cultural impact.

Details are: https://www.facebook.com/tom.ba1989/posts/10214849670216903

Call for Papers: “Radical Romantic Comedy,” Special Issue of New Review of Film and Television Studies

Seeking to conceptualize the romantic comedy and the romantic couple (or throuple, or…) more broadly, this special issue will focus on unconventional treatments of romcom tropes and traditions, works that disrupt and subvert romcom fantasy and formula and that reveal the realities and complexities of intimacy.

Please send a ca. 300 word abstract and brief biography (and direct all inquiries) to guest editor Maria San Filippo (Maria.SanFilippo@Goucher.edu) by May 1, 2018.

Call for Papers - International Conference on Gender and Sexuality in Asia

Held at the campus of Monash University Malaysia on November 12-14, 2018, CoGen 2018 is interested in examining how contemporary religious actors within and outside Asia can dialogue with, challenge, interrogate, and/or contribute to the pursuit of gender and sexual justice in various countries in Asia.

Single and panel abstract submissions of 150-200 words in MS-Word format should be emailed to cogen.monash@gmail.com before or by April 30, 2018. For more details, go to https://www.monash.edu.my/sass/research/research-workshops-and-conferences/international-conference-on-gender-and-sexuality-in-asia-cogen-2018-november-12-14,-2018

Call for Abstracts—Journal of Women’s History Special Issue “Migration, Sex, and Intimate Labor, 1850-2000”

The Journal of Women’s History is seeking expressions of interest to submit articles to a special issue on migration, sex, and intimate labor in the period between 1850 and 2000, in any local, national, transnational, or global context. It seeks to frame “intimate labor” within the long history of women’s involvement in domestic and sexual markets and their movement across and within borders for myriad forms of care and body work (Boris and Parreñas, 2010).

Prospective contributors to this special issue are asked to send an extended abstract of 1,000 words to the issue’s guest editors, Julia Laite (j.laite@bbk.ac.uk) and Philippa Hetherington (p.hetherington@ucl.ac.uk) by 1 June 2018.

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