Review of The Politics of Everybody: Feminism, Queer Theory, and Marxism at the Intersection by Holly Lewis

As the title suggests, Holly Lewis’ The Politics of Everybody falls squarely within an interdisciplinary move. Contrarily though, her book eschews that politics of intersectionality which is centred on the model of individuals criss-crossed by different oppressions. Instead, she bridges the distance between Marxism, Feminism and Queer theory to expand on the politics of aContinue reading “Review of The Politics of Everybody: Feminism, Queer Theory, and Marxism at the Intersection by Holly Lewis”

CFP: ‘Border Thinking’ Gender in South Asia

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay ‘Border Thinking’ Gender in South Asia Edited by Nazia Hussein and Saba Hussain Special issue for Third World Thematics: A third world quarterly journal   In South Asia we are at a critical juncture in the post-colonial history where countries such as India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are participatingContinue reading “CFP: ‘Border Thinking’ Gender in South Asia”

Call for Submissions: Mary Wollstonecraft, feminist pioneer: Life, Work and Contemporary Importance

Call for Papers Mary Wollstonecraft, feminist pioneer: Life, Work and Contemporary Importance Journal of Gender Studies Special issue (Guest Editors: Kathleen Lennon and Rachel Alsop) Papers are welcome on any aspect of Wollstonecraft’s life, work and legacy from Gender Studies, Philosophy, Politics, History, Literature, Education or any other relevant discipline. To be submitted via ScholarOne http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjgs20/current  byContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Mary Wollstonecraft, feminist pioneer: Life, Work and Contemporary Importance”

New Event: Feminist Classics Revisited 5 on Black British Feminism (1997) with Professor Heidi Mirza

Feminist Classics Revisited 5 on Black British Feminism (1997) with Professor Heidi Mirza Friday, December 8, 2-6pm, McCrum Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge This annual series is co-convened by Sarah Franklin at Cambridge and Sara Ahmed, an independent scholar. Each year a classic feminist text is the subject of a symposium attended by the author or editor.Continue reading “New Event: Feminist Classics Revisited 5 on Black British Feminism (1997) with Professor Heidi Mirza”

Call for Papers Extended: Feminist Readings 3: Feminist Writings

The deadline for the CFP Feminist Readings 3: Feminist Writings has been extended to the 28th February. * * * Call for Papers May 26th and 27th, 2017 University of Helsinki, Finland Feminist Readings 3: Feminist Writings Could creative writing and other creative methods allow more diverse ways to do research and approach feminism? WhatContinue reading “Call for Papers Extended: Feminist Readings 3: Feminist Writings”

FWSA 2016 Book Prize Winner

We are pleased to announce the winner of the FWSA 2016 Book Prize competition: Dr Deborah Withers. Thanks to everyone who participated and helped make the competition a success. Further information about the FWSA Book Prize competition can be accessed online here. 2016: Dr Deborah Withers for ‘Feminism, Digital Culture and the Politics of Transmission:Continue reading “FWSA 2016 Book Prize Winner”

FWSA Book Prize Winner: Jane Monckton-Smith

The book prize this year has been extremely successful. There were more books nominated for the book prize than in any previous year and selecting the winner was a difficult task for our judges. All the nominated texts were of a high standard, however, a winner was decided upon. I am delighted to announce thatContinue reading “FWSA Book Prize Winner: Jane Monckton-Smith”