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Handbook of Sport and Masculinity – This handbook is intended to further examine the changing relationship between contemporary sports (broadly conceived) and masculinities. Preliminary submission submit expressions of interest, along with a 250 word abstract to Rory Magrath at:
Demeter Press: What’s in a Name? Stories of Inspiration From Non-Bio and/or Non-Gestational Queer Moms* – Seeking submissions for an edited collection to provide a transnational feminist space for inspirational, relatable, and diverse narratives from Queer non-bio and/or non-gestational “moms*. Submissions due 1 December 2017. 

Masculinities: A Journal of Identity and Culture – special issue. Seeking contributions for its 9th issue, which will be published in February 2018. The organisers encourage articles and essays from every field of social sciences and humanities, which critically investigate men and masculinities. Submissions due 15 December 2017. 

Demeter Press: Inside Jokes: Feminist Perspectives on Humour and Laughter – This interdisciplinary volume welcomes critical analyses of cultural texts and events, personal accounts of producing and encountering feminist humour, and creative interruptions that pair laughter with insight. Submissions due 1 January 2018. 

Feminist Media Studies: Post Weinstein: Gendered Power and Harassment in the Media Industries – This issue of Commentary and Criticism invites essays that scrutinize the predatory cultures of toxic masculinity at work globally in the film and media industries in relation to, and in the wake of, the Weinstein exposé across three main areas: how the gendered power relations of harassment structure working conditions for creatives and practitioners; how a culture of harassment and abuse may shape or influence representations of gendered power relations in the media; and the role of networked media in constructing and spreading responses to the ongoing revelations. They are particularly interested in submissions from beyond North America and the UK. Submissions due 2 January 2018. 

Journal of Gender and Feminist Studies – call for papers for a special issue on Analysing Love. They welcome manuscript proposals from any research area discussing, from a gender perspective, contemporary challenges of love. Submissions due 15 May 2018.