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Intersections Fall 2012: Media(ting) Genders and Sexualities: Identity, Representation, and Politics in Media (new deadline!)

[photo artwork by Thryn Albin]

The University of Texas at Austin's graduate journal Intersections has released its Call for Papers for the Fall Issue 2012. Check out this great publishing opportunity for graduate students!

CALL FOR PAPERS: Media(ting) Genders and Sexualities: Identity, Representation, and Politics in Media, Intersections Fall Issue 2012

DUE: January 15, 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:

  • Representations of gender, sexuality, and race
  • Property, authorship, and expression in local and transnational contexts
  • Queering media
  • Space and the body in media
  • Social media and popular culture

The deadline for 200 – 300 word abstracts is January 15, 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 intersection.journal@gmail.com

Completed papers and artwork are due by February 1, 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 intersections.journal@gmail.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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