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Below is a list of current and relevant conferences and publication opportunities for gender and sexuality researchers. Want to pursue one of these opportunities, or another not on this list? Contact GenCen's Assistant Director, Rebecca Irvine, for assistance!

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Call for Chapters: Collection on “Queer Virginia”

Deadline: November 15, 2019 

Call for Abstracts for an edited collection titled Fashioning the Male Body, Performing Gender

Deadline: November 22, 2019 


'Gender and transnational media': A special issue of Feminist Media Studies

Deadline: November 30, 2019 


Edited volume: Women and Nonviolence in 20 and 21 centuries: Call for submissions

Deadline: November 30, 2019 

“Yet who is the genius?” Women’s Art and Criticism in Postwar Italy 

Deadline: November 30, 2019

Religion, social commitment, and female agency. Encounters with subalternity and resilience

Deadline: December 1, 2019

LGBTQ+ Animation

Deadline: December 1, 2019

Rights and Lives: Continuities in Black Freedom Struggles

Deadline: December 15, 2019

New Edited Volume on Black Women’s Public Intellectualism

Deadline: December 14, 2019


'Gender, mobility and urban space in Pakistan'

Deadline: December 31, 2019


The Old Green New Deal: Environment and Social Justice in U.S. Literary Culture

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Storytelling for Social Change

Deadline: January 6, 2020

Towards Sustainable Development: Environmental Agenda from Political, Economic, and Social Perspectives

Deadline: January 20, 2020


Deadline: January 31, 2020

HR Seeks Articles on Gender & Sexuality in the Holocaust for Special Issue

Deadline: March 1, 2020

"Reading and Translating The Second Sex Globally", Simone de Beauvoir Studies

Deadline: March 1, 2020

"Women and Gender in the Bible and the Biblical World"

Deadline: April 30, 2020

Call for Book Proposals for the Real Lives in Global Perspective Series

Deadline: December 15, 2020

BOYHOOD STUDIES - An Interdisciplinary Journal

Deadline: Rolling

Journal of Feminist Scholarship

Deadline: Rolling

A Journal on Black Men: new books available for review list online

Deadline: Rolling

Research in African Literatures: new books available for review list online

Deadline: Rolling

Popular Culture Studies Journal Call For Reviewers

Deadline: Rolling

"Intercultural Conversations"

Deadline: Rolling


Gendered Perspectives in International Development (GPID) Papers: Call for Papers

Deadline: Rolling

Gendered Perspectives in International Development (GPID) Papers: Seeking Reviewers

Deadline: Rolling


“Activism From Below: Grassroots Organizing in the U.S. from the Civil War to Now”

Location: Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Conference Date: March 19-20, 2020
Deadline: November 14, 2019

USAID: 2020 Global Education Conference Education Today, Opportunity Tomorrow

Location: Washington DC
Conference: Date: April 6-10, 2020
Deadline: November 15, 2019

"Worldmaking around the world: Rethinking the intersections of popular media, translation and LGBTQ+ activism across cultures"

Location: American University, Washington D.C
Conference Date: 
September 25-27, 2020
December 1, 2019 


"Quickening: Mothers, Matrons, and Midwives; or, Pregnancy in the Long Eighteenth Century"

Location: St. Augustine, Florida 
Conference Date: February 7-8, 2020
Deadline: December 10, 2019

Womandla! Feminism and Social Movements in the Global South

Location: University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa 
Conference Date: 
7-8 July, 2020
December 15, 2019

Annual Africa Conference

Location: The University of Texas at Austin
Conference Date: April 2-6, 2020
Deadline: December 15, 2019

Asian Women Filmmakers on Global Screens: Networks, Circuits, and Community Connections

Location: Center for the Study of Globalization and Cultures, University of Hong Kong
Conference Date: 
March 27-28, 2020
January 1, 2020

Feminist Futures in the Indian Ocean Conference

Location: University of California, Santa Cruz
Conference Date:
May 15-16, 2020
January 1, 2020

MSA 2020: Southern Modernist Women Writers and the Topographies of the Street 

Location: Brooklyn, New York
Conference Date: 
October 22-25, 2020
January 5, 2020


Spheres of Change and Challenge: The Local and the Global

Location: Mt. Pleasant, Michigan- Central Michigan University
Conference Date: April 17-18, 2020
Deadline: January 5, 2020

Wilson College Humanities Conference, Theme: Bold Women

Location: Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Conference Date: February 29, 2020
Deadline: January 15, 2020

Society for the History of Women in the Americas, Annual Conference CFP

Location: University of Manchester, UK
Conference Date: 
3 July, 2020
February 21, 2020

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