Theorizing Space and Gender in the 21st Century--Special Topics Journal Edition

full name / name of organization: 
Rocky Mountain MLA
contact email: 
wrede@dixie.edu

The Rocky Mountain Review, the peer-reviewed journal of the Rocky Mountain Language Association, invites articles for a special issue on the topic of "space and gender." We are seeking scholarship that addresses the question of how the theorization of space informs gender studies, and how gender concerns enrich spatial studies, particularly as they intersect with literary, cultural, film, and pedagogical research. Essays may respond to, but are not limited to, the following questions: How do women, including women of color, conceptualize space, particularly hybrid, border, and marginal spaces, against a backdrop of increasing globalization in the 21st century? In turn, in what ways might spatial studies inform postcolonial and minority women's writing and film to negotiate the gendering of space that is a legacy of colonial conquest? How can spatial studies contribute to ecofeminism in formulating environmentally sensible principles? How do theorizations of space and spatiality influence teaching practices in the 21st-century literature or film studies classroom?

Please refer to our guidelines for submission for complete details. All manuscripts should be received by January 12, 2014 to be considered for this issue.

Link to Call for Papers (or cut and paste):

http://rmmla.innoved.org/ereview/TheorizingSpaceSpecial.asp

Link to RMR Guidelines for Submission (or cut and paste):

http://rmmla.innoved.org/ereview/guidelines.asp

Link to Rocky Mountain Language Association Website:

www.rmmla@rmmla.org

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
journals_and_collections_of_essays
postcolonial
twentieth_century_and_beyond