CfP: Ethical Practice and the Study of Girlhood (Publication: Girlhood Studies. An Interdisciplinary Journal); DL: 01.09.2015 [REMINDER]Freitag, Juli 31st, 2015
Special Issue of Girlhood Studies. An Interdisciplinary Journal (Web), Guest Editor April R. Mandrona
Please send expressions of interest and abstracts by 1 September 2015.
For this themed issue of Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, “Ethical Practice and the Study of Girlhood,” we invite submissions from transnational and transdisciplinary perspectives that investigate how the constructs of girlhood and ethics might inform each other. We are interested in work that explores, disrupts, or otherwise complicates the notion of girlhood studies as an ethical space. As of yet, the relationship between girlhood studies and the field of ethics remains under-articulated and under-researched. While there is a range of research that takes up questions of feminist ethics, childhood ethics, and to a lesser extent feminist girl-centred interventions, ethics in girlhood studies is a new nexus of inquiry. Persistent forms of marginalization and ongoing concerns about the physical and mental wellbeing of girls around the world necessitate the development of girl-responsive ethical frameworks. Ethical considerations may also allow probing into the taken-for-granted aspects of what it means to be a girl. The aim of this themed issue is to produce new imaginings and understandings of ethical being, rights, otherness, power, agency, and responsibility in relation to the study of girlhoods. (mehr …)