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Social Sciences: Understanding Muslim Mobilities and Gender – special issue. Submissions are invited for a Special Issue on Muslim mobilities and gender in national and transnational contexts. Works that incorporate historical and socio-political understandings of Muslim pilgrims, tourists and migrant mobility and settlement are encouraged. Research that employs interdisciplinary analyses of contemporary gender orders, norms and practices in this regard, as part of a net of social relations organizing power and inequality, are particularly welcome. Submissions due 15 June 2015. 

Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning: Trans Youth in Education – special issue on Sex Education. The organisers invite papers that consider a full range of experiences of trans youth in schools. apers may focus on the experiences of trans youth or issues, policies, curricula, programmes, or legislation that impact their lives in school, including: policies and programmes that protect the rights of trans students; the intersection of trans identities with race, class, religion, disability, sexuality and other social identities; the proliferation of trans identities in schools; or the role of family in supporting trans students’ success. Submissions due 1 July 2017.

QUEER – The 17th Australian Homosexual Conference, Adelaide University, 10-11 November 2017 – Call for Papers – This annual conference brings together members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Intersex Queer+ communities, academics, researchers, students, community members and arts workers to explore and discuss histories of LGBTIQ+ life, politics, arts and culture in Australia. The conference organisers are seeking proposals for papers, workshops, panels, performances, films, and roundtable discussions that engage with the term queer. Submissions due 31 July 2017.

Nasty Women in Popular Culture – The editors seek contributions that engage with the notion of the ‘nasty woman’ in all forms of media (including recent film and television) and popular culture in late 20th and 21st century sex and gender politics. Abstracts of 500-600 words, for chapters of between 6,000-7,500 words, along with a short biographical note, should be emailed to the editors . Submissions due 1 August 2017. 

Leisure Sciences: Feminist Physical Cultural Studies – special issue. This special issue invites contributions from a range of disciplinary perspectives, methodological and theoretical approaches that pursue feminist questions about the gendered formation of physical cultures (leisure, sport, the arts, tourism, well-being and related embodied practices). Submissions due 1 August 2017. 

Signs: Gender and the Rise of the Global Right – special issue. Signs encourages transdisciplinary and transnational essays that address substantive feminist questions, debates, and controversies without employing disciplinary or academic jargon. They welcome essays that make a forceful case for why the global rise of the Right demands a specific and thoughtfully formulated interdisciplinary feminist analysis and why it demands our attention now.  Submissions due 15 September 2017.

Gender & Society: Gender, Disability, and Intersectionality – special issue. The special issue will offer a unique opportunity for feminist disability studies scholars to demonstrate the ways in which intersectional feminist scholarship is central to the field of disability studies and how analyses attentive to disability advance the intersectional feminist project in sociology. Submissions due 1 October 2017.