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Call for Papers: Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought: Women and the Media
Deadline: January 30 2011

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Feminist Thought invites contributions for its next issue: "Women and the Media." The Journals is seeking papers that trace both the positive and negative influences that the media has had on the expected behavior of women over the course of time. The media, whether in print, TV, radio or electronic sources, represents one of the most powerful influences on contemporary attitudes and thinking. The editor(s) is/are especially interested in analyzing how stories about women are reported in the media and how some stories may reflect unconscious biases and prejudices toward women. Deadline for paper submissions: January 30, 2011.

Papers reflecting the interests of all disciplines are welcome. Manuscripts should evidence original and current scholarship, be 20-25 pages in length, typed, and formatted according to the accepted method for the discipline. All submissions should include an abstract of 50 -100 words.

The editor(s) encourage/s collaboration, and welcome scholarly works of joint authorship, or papers coauthored with student researchers

Possible topics include, but are not limited to the following:

* Women in Politics: Campaign coverage of women candidates
* Eating Disorders: How the Media portrays and manipulates images of the "Ideal Woman"
* "Bitch or Aggressive": Language differences in describing women in power
* Film and Video portrayals of women "archetypes"
* Historical overview of changes in media coverage of women over time
* Women at the Helm: What differences do women executives, editors and writers have on the media world?
* Women, the media and institutional change
* The absence of marginalized women's voices and experiences in the media

Submit all manuscripts, electronically, to co-editors: Dr. Carol Shelton (cshelton@ric.edu)
and Dr. Virginia Walsh, R.S.M., (walshv@salve.edu)

Each manuscript must include a title page with contact information listing: the name of the author(s), and the institution, telephone number, email address for all authors. Please include the home and work address for the corresponding author.


Abstract Deadline FEBRUARY 1, 2011

more information: http://www.jcu.edu/philosophy/

You are invited to participate in the 2011 meeting of the Roundtable on Latina Feminism a forum for discussion of Latina feminisvt theory and Latina feminism in general. The forum is scheduled for April 29-30, 2011 at John Carroll University, Cleveland, OH. Abstracts exploring all themes on Latina feminism are welcome. Suggested themes include but are not limited to the following:

- Works on individual Latina/Chicana feminist writers and theorists
- Latina Embodiment
- Political Activism
- Queer Latinidad
- Latina Pedagogy
- Group Identity/Cultural Identity

Guidelines for Submission are:
1. Abstracts should be approximately 900 words.
2. Abstracts should be suitable for anonymous review. In a separate document, please include your name, affiliation, contact information, brief bio, and the title of your presentation.
3. Please submit all proposals electronically to Mariana Ortega at mortega@jcu.edu.

Please note Roundtable Submission in the subject line.
Abstract Deadline FEBRUARY 1, 2011

For more information on past roundtables go to http://www.jcu.edu/philosophy/lfr/index.htm

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