News & CFP

MARCH 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Movement(s) and Mobility”: NTU-ANU-UNISA Gender Studies Symposium 2017. June 2 & 3 2017, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University. Abstracts due: March 31, 2017

EVENTS

Monash Gender and Family Violence Public Forum, ‘The Royal Commission into Family Violence: Today and into the Future’, 7th April 2017, 10am-12:00pm, State Library Victoria.
Panellists: Dr Heather Nancarrow (CEO, ANROWS), Christine Nixon (APM, Chair Monash College, Former Commissioner of VicPol) and Professor Heather Douglas (University of Queensland)

The Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence Against Women and their Children (MAEVe) semester one seminar series can be found here: http://maeve.unimelb.edu.au/news-and-events/maeve-seminar-series

Feminist Interventions in Sport, Physical Activity and Movement Cultures. Friday 19 May 2017, 1:30 – 4:30pm.
This half-day workshop aims to bring together Australian scholars working at the nexus of gender, sexuality, sport and fitness cultures to discuss the role of feminist theory and praxis in explaining how moving bodies are experienced and understood through institutional and everyday practices of sport and physical activity.

The London Free School of Applied Critical and Feminist Theory. 17th – 21st July 2017, Room 243, Senate House
The London Free School of Applied Critical and Feminist Theory will bring together postgraduates and academics to discuss questions and insights that arise from critical and feminist theories. Interested applicants are requested complete the application form below and return it by Friday 28th April 2017

The NOI♀SE 2017 Summer School is called Reclaiming Critique in Times of Crisis: Feminist, Queer and Postcolonial Interventions (flyer) and will be held from 28 August – 1 September 2017, Utrecht University, the Netherlands. Deadline for application is April 30, 2017.

6th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods will be held from 19th to 30th June 2017 at the National University of Singapore.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

.5FTE research assistant, Monash Gender & Family ViolenceNew Frameworks for Prevention research program, Monash University.

Adviser – Gender impacts of the Health Equity and Quality Improvement Project (H-EQIP), Cambodia. Close: 8am, Tuesday 28 March, 2017 (AEST).

Lecturer in Sociology Level B University of Tasmania, Hobart. Close: Monday, 10 April 2017.

OTHER

To celebrate Women’s History Month 2017’s theme of ‘Honouring Trailblazing Women in Labour and Business”, Gender in Management: An International Journal has made the following articles freely accessible until 1st April 2017:

‘Portrayals of career women in Hollywood films: implications for the glass ceiling’s persistence’
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/GM-07-2013-0073

‘A testing time, full of potential? Gender in management, histories and futures’
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/17542411011092327

‘Gender, authentic leadership and identity: analysis of women leaders’ autobiographies’
http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/GM-06-2015-0058

The Women Who Write website want to know what it has felt like, and feels like, to be a female academic. If you would like to complete their survey you can find it here: http://www.thewomenwhowrite.com/survey.html  Once the survey responses have been gathered and analysed, the findings will be used to support understanding of female academics’ perspectives and experiences of their work.

New Journal Announcement: The Journal of Gender-Based Violence is the first European-based journal to showcase the work of international scholars across disciplinary and topic boundaries and from a range of methodologies. JGBV publishes high quality papers that contribute to understanding of GBV, policy, and/or activism, on sexual violence, domestic abuse, honour-based violence, prostitution, trafficking and/or reproductive violence and abuse in a wide range of intimate, familial, community and societal contexts.The first issue will be published in May 2017 and will be free online for a month.

The articles in the British Journal of Criminology’s Domestic Violence Virtual Issue are all now freely available to read online.


FEBRUARY 2017

CALL FOR PAPERS

Women in the Asian Century: Challenges and Possibilities Women in Asia Conference, September 26-28, 2017, UWA. Deadline for panel and paper submissions 31 March 2017.

Australian Book Review Writing Opportunities. Applications for several fellowships and prizes currently open (see website  for individual closing dates).

Special edition of Leisure Sciences on Feminist Physical Cultural Studies, edited by Simone Fullagar, Emma Rich, Adele Pavlidis and Cathy von Ingen. Full papers due 1 August 2017.

EVENTS

Decolonizing Feminism: Building Solidarity. Celebrate International Women’s Day with Live Readings of bold and irresistible feminist texts! Monday 20 March 2017, 5.30-8.30pm. Vic Uni Footscray.

The Melbourne Research Alliance to End Violence Against Women and their Children (MAEVe) semester one seminar series can be found here: http://maeve.unimelb.edu.au/news-and-events/maeve-seminar-series

Feminist Interventions in Sport, Physical Activity and Movement Cultures. Friday 19 May 2017, 1:30–4:30pm.
This half-day workshop aims to bring together Australian scholars working at the nexus of gender, sexuality, sport and fitness cultures to discuss the role of feminist theory and praxis in explaining how moving bodies are experienced and understood through institutional and everyday practices of sport and physical activity.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Research and Partnerships Coordinator, Deakin University Burwood, 19 March 2017

Lecturer – Transnational Feminism, Northern Arizona University 24 March 2017

Program Director, Women’s & Gender Studies Women’s & Gender Studies Program, University of North Texas, 17 March 2017

.5FTE research assistant, Monash Gender & Family ViolenceNew Frameworks for Prevention research program, Monash University.

OTHER

The articles in the British Journal of Criminology’s Domestic Violence Virtual Issue are all now freely available to read online.


2016

Outskirts has a special issue call for papers following the recent 2016 AWGSA Biennial Conference De-Story the Joint.


2015

The South Australian Postgraduate Conference Committee recently convened a two day symposium, Transgressions 2015.