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A Special Issue of the Journal of International Women’s Studies (JIWS) dedicated to pioneering Black Lesbian Feminist scholar, activist, artist, teacher Angela Bowen, Ph.D. (1936-2018) will be featured on the JIWS’ landing page beginning in August 2021, remaining available on the website in perpetuity.

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Call for Papers: Joint Special Issue with the Journal of International Women’s Studies and Wagadu - Contemporary South Asian Feminist and Youth Activisms: Reading Social Justice through Queer Optics

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Special Issue Editors: 
Fawzia Afzal-Khan, Montclair State University 
Namita Goswami, Indiana State University 
Gowri Parameswaran, SUNY New Paltz 
Nilanjana Paul, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley 
Sailaja Nandigama, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India 
Faraha Nawaz, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh 

Book Review Editors:
Madhavi Venketasen, Northeastern University 
Fatuma Guyo, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Call for Papers: Bilingual Special Issue in English and Spanish Gender, Social Inclusion, and Entrepreneurship: Women’s Struggles in the Private and Public sector, meeting SDG #5

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Call for Abstracts: Special Issue in Journal of International Women’s Studies


COVID-19: The Impact on Women and Girls Around the World

The deadline for Abstract Submission is 15 January 2021. Please submit to efikrejesus87@gmail.com
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Call for Papers: Special Issue in Journal of International Women’s Studies


Dalit Women

Submit your papers (5000 - 7,500 words) by 31st January 2021 to editorsdwspecial@gmail.com
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Call for Chapters


In the U.S., racism is a prominently widespread root of oppression. Black people in America, specifically, have suffered from centuries of discrimination and still struggle to receive the same privileges of their white peers. Across the globe, there are groups that face similar struggles. Discrimination and oppression on the basis of religion, ethnicity, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, political-affiliation, and caste are just a few of the categories of oppression globally. Since education is widely seen as the root for any widespread societal change, it is essential that educators and systems of education enact the changes that need to occur to achieve equity for the groups being oppressed. Educators and systems of education play an integral role in the disruption and dismantling of perpetuated systems of oppression and systematic discrimination toward oppressed groups. In this Handbook, the origins of these systems of discrimination will be contextualized and serve as the foundation on which authors build readers’ understandings of existing societal biases and oppression within historical framing. This collection of work will serve as a resource for those striving to create educational processes, programming and pathways designed to face oppression head on, deconstruct systems built upon bias, mitigate the devastating effects of discrimination, and promote equality.

Proposals Submission Deadline: January 6, 2021
Full Chapters Due/Submission Date: May 6, 2021
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