What, when & where
CFP: WiN: The EAAS Women’s Network Journal (Issue 2)
The second issue of the EAAS open access journal, WiN, will be based on the Thessaloniki 2019 symposium theme, “Feminism and Technoscience“.
In light of contemporary sociopolitical developments and prevailing technological practices, The EAAS Women’s Network Journal will explore the connection between feminism and technoscience. In particular, it will examine feminist activism in relation to central notions such as the body, nature, and subjectivity within the context of current technoscientific discourses.
The long history of the feminist movement and the great diversity it displays when approached through the perspectives of race, ethnicity, age, and class underscores its strong political impetus and dynamic evolution. Especially when viewed in the context of technoscience, feminism reveals different socio-cultural, political, and media practices at work that not only affect but also shape public perceptions of femininity with respect to gender-defined skills, relations, and reproductive abilities. A number of contemporary feminist theoreticians, such as Judith Butler, Donna Haraway, and Rosi Braidotti, have commented, each from her own unique perspective, on the impact that technology has had on female labor, bodies, and subjectivity within the context of transnational and global capitalist control.
We invite articles that explore all aspects of this theme. Scholars who participated in the symposium are particularly encouraged to submit their articles, but the call is certainly not limited to them. Possible subthemes may include:
• Gendered technoscience/technophobia
• Feminism and the biopolitics of reproductive technologies
• Feminism and transnational capitalism
• Feminism and digital networks/the (social) media
• Feminism and political advocacy/online activism
• Misogyny and the (social) media
• Domestic technologies and activism
• Feminism and technological innovation
• Ecofeminism and industrialization
• Feminism and posthumanism
• Performing gender in virtual environments
• Cyberfeminism and gendered cyborgs
• Feminism and cybersexualities
• Feminism, technoscience and literature
• Feminist game studies and game production
• Queer(ing) technology
• Ethnicity, femininity and technology
• Feminism, technology, and workforce politics
• Technological representations of feminism
• Transnational feminism and technology
Deadline & how to apply
***Deadline extended to July 15, 2019***
If you would like to submit a manuscript for consideration, please email your submission (of 5,000-8,000 words, in MLA style) by July 15, 2019 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Manuscripts that pass the initial editorial review will undergo double-blind external peer review over the summer.
For more information about the journal, please consult our website: http://women.eaas.eu
We would also like to take this opportunity to announce the new and old members of our steering committee: Elisabetta Marino (Italy), Izabella Kimak (Poland), Marta J. Lysik (Poland), and Ingrid Gessner (Germany). Johanna Heil (Germany) will join the new team in 2020.
We look forward to your submissions and to your participation in future events, including the next EAAS Women’s Network symposium, which will take place in Debrecen, Hungary in March/April 2021.