CFP: Special issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies

CFP: Special issue of Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies Gender and journalism: Women and/in the news in the nineteenth century The recent surge in scholarly interest in the nineteenth-century periodical press, hand in hand with ambitious digitization projects allowing us ever-expanding access to primary materials, has increased our ability to analyse and discuss the dynamic parameters of women’s…

‘Coming Off Clean’ symposium at Corpus Christi Oxford, 18.03.14

A symposium at Corpus Christi, Oxford, on 18th March, organised by Katherine Angel and Tim Whitmarsh, and hosted by TORCH (The Oxford Research Centre for the Humanities). More, and booking information, here: http://www.torch.ox.ac.uk/coming-clean  Speakers:  Anna Kemp (Queen Mary, University of London), on Orlan Helen Hester (Middlesex) on Beatriz Preciado’s Testo Junkie Shirley Jordan (Queen Mary, University of…

CFP: Situating Women’s Liberation; Historicizing a Movement Symposium

CALL FOR PAPERS Situating Women’s Liberation; Historicizing a Movement Symposium The University of Portsmouth: Friday 4 July 2014 The women’s liberation movement (WLM) erupted into late 1960s Western society as a powerful force for social change, challenging rigidly defined and oppressive sex role stereotypes, promoting a set of formal demands for women’s equality and introducing…