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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: 

Emerald Sociology & Criminology‏ – Seeking proposals for a new book series on women, gender and sport related research. Submissions contact editor Helen Jefferson Lenskyj ( or publisher Philippa Grand ( for more information.

TASA 2018: Precarity, Rights and Resistance – The School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The Faculty of Arts and Education, The Alfred Deakin Institute of Citizenship and Globalisation at Deakin University invite you to the 2018 TASA Conference at our Burwood Campus in Melbourne. Conference dates: November 19-22, 2018. Submissions due 4 June, 2018. 

AWGSA: Queer Legacies, New Solidarities This conference will focus on queer and gendered legacies and how we work with such legacies to build future worlds and solidarities. The organisers invite critical and creative contributions, presented individually or collectively.  They encourage work from a wide variety of disciplinary backgrounds on topics related to sex, gender and sexuality, including work on masculinity and heterosexuality. In particular, they encourage feminist, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer work. The conference will be held at Deakin University and State Library of Victoria, 22-24 November 2018. Submissions due 29 June 2018.

Gender: Parenthood and Families beyond Heteronormativity and the Gender Binary – This special issue invites scholars, especially from the fields of cultural, social, gender and legal studies, to participate in a theoretically and empirically grounded discussion of parenthood, families, and parenting beyond heteronormative kinship relations. The focus reflects on everyday family practices: How is doing family and doing reproduction realised in these families? Submissions due 30 June, 2018.