CFP: Bisexuality and Family (1/20/06; journal issue and book)

full name / name of organization: 
Serena Anderlini
contact email: 
serena1@coqui.net

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

For an upcoming 2006-07 volume, The Journal of Bisexuality is planning
an issue on

BISEXUALITY AND FAMILY:
THEORIES AND PRACTICES IN ELECTIVE/EXPANDED KINSHIP, AFFINITY, AND
PARENTING

Possible foci are bisexuality and family practices like monogamy,
non-monogamy, responsible non-monogamy, polygamy, polyandry, and
Polyamory; bisexuality and nuclear, extended, expanded, elective,
tribal, and cyberspace families; bisexuality and the reproduction
cycles: fertility, pregnancy, childbirth, child rearing, sibling
relating, biological and elective parents and relatives; bisexuality and
parenting, step-parenting, surrogate parenting, adoption, and
grand-parenting; bisexuality and incest; incest taboos and their
transgression; bisexuality and abuse.

Possible related foci include bisexuality and initiation rituals;
bisexuality and human development, including childhood, sexual
awakening, adolescence, young adulthood, maturity, ageing, later life,
old age, senility, gender, and transgenderism; the body, nudity,
spirituality, health, disability, illness, food, nurturing, care,
affection, and erotic practices in bisexual families; past and/or
non-Western models of bisexual families.

We are interested in theoretical, critical, and research articles,
reports from the field, personal narratives, reviews, poems, and
interviews. For articles, we welcome a variety of disciplinary and
interdisciplinary perspectives, including those based in disciplines
like critical theory, philosophy, sociology, psychology, legal studies,
literature, cultural studies, anthropology, and medical science. For
the more experiential submissions, we welcome expertise in the healing
arts, the creative arts in general, the new spiritualities, Polyamory,
paganism, fetishism, DBSM, as well as past and/or non-Western
modalities.

Please email all inquiries, abstracts, and submissions to both Serena
Anderlini-D’Onofrio serena1_at_coqui.net and Nan Wise TheLoveCoach_at_aol.com.
Other possible addresses are serena1_at_choicecable.net, and
serena2000_at_wooow.it. Please send abstracts with bios and/or inquiries
by November 15, 2005. Complete submissions (including text, abstract,
keywords, and bio) will be due on January 20, 2006.

Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio, Ph.D.
Professor of Italian and Humanities
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Mayaguez, PR 00681-9264 (USA)

Email: serena1_at_coqui.net
Website: www.serenagaia.com

Private Address:
P.O. Box 1941
Mayaguez, PR 00681 (USA)
Phone 787 255 1175 (home)
           787 538 1680 (cell)

Italian Address:
Via Roma 96
02019 Posta (RI) - Italy
Phone 39 0746 951038
           39 333 1411634
 
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