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UPDATE: [Gender Studies] Refractory â Series Television (8/20/07: Journal issue)

Sunday, August 5, 2007 - 10:31pm
Dr. Lucian Chaffey


Refractory: a Journal of Entertainment Media is a refereed,
peer-reviewed, e-journal that explores the diverging and intersecting
aspects of current and past entertainment media. The journal is
published by the Cinema Studies Program, School of Culture and
Communication, University of Melbourne.

Submission of abstracts (500 words) + brief bio: 8/20/07
Selected proposals will be asked to submit a completed article of 4-6000
words by 11/10/07
Publication: Early 2008

CFP: [Gender Studies] Gender and Language (online journal issue; 9/14/2007)

Friday, August 3, 2007 - 2:42pm
Astrid Recker

For a special issue on the nexus of gender and language, the
multidisciplinary online journal “gender forum”
( seeks articles discussing this topic
from a variety of perspectives. Proposed topics include but are not limited
to language and masculinity/femininity, questions of discourse and power,
and (representations of) gendered language in literature and/or film.

CFP: [Gender Studies] (Re)Constructing Queer Pedagogy

Thursday, August 2, 2007 - 6:28pm
Nowell Marshall

(Re)Constructing Queer Pedagogy

39th Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention
April 10-13, 2008

Buffalo, New York

Despite the growth of composition studies and pedagogy as fields of interest
in recent decades and the simultaneous development of LGBT studies and queer
theory, these two areas of interest are rarely brought together. Drawing on
George Hillocks idea that theory forms the basis of coherent classroom
practice, this panel hopes to continue the discussion on queer pedagogy by
soliciting papers informed by theory, praxis, critical reflection, and