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[UPDATE] extended CFP: Gender, Sport and the Olympics (journal, 10/20/09)
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thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture
Extended CFP: Gender, Sport, and the Olympics (new deadline: Oct 20, 2009)
The editors of /thirdspace: a journal of feminist theory and culture/ invite submissions for our forthcoming issue on gender, sport, and the Olympics.
Prompted by the upcoming 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, we are interested in exploring the central role which gender and sexuality play in shaping ideas about athleticism, sport culture, and the body, and the significant ways in which athletic events such as the Olympics work to transform conceptions of public space, national boundaries and identities, and gendered self-presentations and performances. This issue invites contributions on:
o the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
We welcome submissions from a wide range of disciplinary and geographical perspectives. Submissions from researchers working within, or among, the disciplines of geography, sociology, literature, area studies, cultural studies, film/media studies, art, history, education, law, and women’s/gender studies are particularly encouraged.
We accept the submission of work from scholars of any rank or affiliation, and encourage submissions from emerging feminist scholars, including graduate students.
All submissions to the journal must be submitted electronically through our online submission process. All submissions are peer-reviewed by established, senior feminist scholars. For more information on our publishing policies
To submit: Please follow our online submission process at http://www.thirdspace.ca/journal/about/submissions
** Deadline: Oct 20, 2009 **
For more information, please contact us at info [at] thirdspace.ca