This anthology is seeking to define the new kinds of heroines that science fiction/fantasy films and television are producing right now (it may be split into two collections between these types).
The Kentucky Women Writers Conference is now accepting submissions for our annual emerging writer awards, the Betty Gabehart Prizes in fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Every $10 entry fee directly supports the prize honorariums of $300 each, and winners also receive full tuition support to enroll in a small-group writing workshop during the conference on Sept. 14–15, as well as an opportunity to give a reading during the conference.
MELLON FOUNDATION GRANT TO RADCLIFFE’S SCHLESINGER LIBRARY WILL CATALYZE NEW SCHOLARSHIP ON AMERICAN WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE AND THE STILL-UNREALIZED PROMISE OF FEMALE CITIZENSHIP
Cambridge, MA—April 17, 2018. The Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America at Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study has received a grant of $870,000 from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will support fellowships and public programming centered on the 2020 centennial of the 19th Amendment at the Schlesinger Library and the broader Radcliffe Institute.
The Call for Papers is open for the 38th Meeting of Portuguese Association of Economic and Social History (APHES), this year dedicated to Gender in Economic and Social History, which will take place at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities/ Centre of History, University of Lisbon, Portugal, on 16-17 November 2018.
Call for papers for an international workshop
The Invisible Within: Actors, Relationships and Activities in Chinese Migrant Families
Features the screening of Nowhere to Call Home: A Tibetan in Beijing (Jocelyn Ford, 2014) & Border People (Elena Barabantseva, 2018)
15-16 November 2018 at the University of Central Lancashire, UK
The Midwest Conference on British Studies is happy to announce an extension for the Call for Papers to May 15, 2018 for its 65th Annual Meeting. The meeting will be hosted by the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, September 14-16, 2018.
Call for Papers:
Fourth Annual Conference of the Iranian Studies Initiative
As women of color faculty continue to chart pathways into university administration, they enter a space that can be isolating and, in many instances, without mentorship. This one-day workshop is designed to provide women of color faculty who are either entering or considering higher education administration the opportunity to hear and be in conversation with experienced women of color administrators from a diverse representation of institutions.
A growing awareness of transgender issues has intensified in recent years, especially after the high-profile media example of Caitlyn Jenner, the career ascension of Laverne Cox, and the cross-media achievements of Jazz Jennings. This rising awareness has caused activism both for and against the transgender community and compels us to question many of the binaries that permeate popular culture.