MASCULINITIES: A Journal of Identity and Culture - CFP for Second Issue

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Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM)
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Critical studies on men and masculinities is a developing and interdisciplinary field of inquiry, flourished in association with the feminist and LGBTQ studies since its establishment in the 1980’s by the substantial efforts of authors such as Raewyn Connell, Michael Kimmel, Jeff Hearn, Victor Seidler and David Morgan among many others. This field is now elaborating and promoting its own issues and agendas. Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture, an internationally refereed journal which is published biannually in February and August by Initiative for Critical Studies of Masculinities (ICSM), is a part of these efforts.

The first issue of Masculinities Journal is published in February 2014. The inaugural issue can be reached online, from the following address:

Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture, is now seeking contributions for its second issue, which will be published in August 15, 2014. We are looking for articles and essays from every field of social sciences and humanities, which critically investigate men and masculinities. The submissions can be written either in English or Turkish. The relevant subjects for this issue include but not limited to the following:

• Childhood and youth
• Identities
• Literature
• Experiences
• Politics
• Histories
• Sexualities
• Militarism
• Sports
• Social relations
• Representations
• Media, movies, TV and the Internet

Deadline for article submissions is: June 15, 2014
Submissions should be sent to the following address:

Submission guidelines can be found at the Guidelines section of the following address:

We invite you for the 1st International Conference on Men and Masculinities, organized by ICSM, to be held in 11-13 September 2014, Izmir, Turkey. Further information can be found

Gülden Sayilan
On behalf of the editorial board

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