Assuming Gender - Call for Articles

deadline for submissions: 
March 1, 2018
full name / name of organization: 
Assuming Gender
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Call for contributions


Assuming Gender is looking for contributors to its upcoming general issue.

Assuming Gender is an on-line, international, peer-reviewed academic journal that seeks to explore the various ways in which gender is ‘assumed’ in social and cultural texts, practices, and subjectivities. Assuming Gender features cutting-edge research in feminist theories, queer theories, critical and cultural theory, literature, film studies, sociology and other relevant fields. To visit our website, click here.

Questions can be addressed to the editors at


Submitting an article:

The editors are looking for essays that expand upon, complicate, and trouble issues of gender in areas such as, but not limited to:

the body, dis/ability, feminism(s), gender and economics, gender and philosophy, gender and religion, gender and science, gender and war, intersex, medicalising gender, performativity, popular culture, pornography, postcolonialism, postmodernism, posthumanism, subversion of gender, trans identities.

Proposals of 5000-8000 words are welcome from any academic discipline or theoretical framework, and can cover any historical period and can be submitted to the editors, Stephanie Clayton, Akira Suwa and Daný van Dam, at by 1 March 2018 for the next issue.

We also accept submissions on a rolling basis, so do send us your work after 1 March, too.

If you have an idea for a themed issue that would fit with our journal, you are also encouraged to get in touch with us for more details.