Tuesday, January 03, 2012

CFP: Feminist Media Studies

Commentary and Criticism Call for Papers We invite contributions for the Commentary and Criticism section of Feminist Media Studies.

Potential contributors can write to co-editors, Kaitlynn Mendes (kmendes@dmu.ac.uk) and Kumarini Silva (kumi@email.unc.edu) to express preliminary interest. Final essays of between 1,500-2,000 words are due by 15 April 2012.

Olympian Efforts: Women and Sport

In 2012, the summer Olympics will be hosted in London from July 27-August 12. In keeping with this, the Commentary and Criticism section of Feminist Media Studies calls for short papers discussing all aspects of sport through a feminist media studies lens, including, but not limited to:

- Sport as gender performance
- Promoting the games
- Media coverage of events
- Constructing womanhood through sport
- Gender and competition

Submission guidelines can be found online at: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/journal.asp?issn=1468-0777&linktype=44

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