"gender studies" tag

Call for Chapters | Handbook of Sport and Masculinity | Call ends May 1, 2018

Much of the research on the relationship between sport and masculinity in the 20th century documented how heterosexual men and boys were regulated by an orthodox form of masculinity. This handbook is intended to further examine the changing relationship between contemporary sports (broadly conceived) and masculinities.

Sports Scholar Profile | Trygve Beyer Broch, Inland Norway University

Trygve B. Broch er førsteamanuensis ved Institutt for Folkehelse, Høgskolen i Innlandet. 2017-2018 er Broch Fulbright forsker ved Center for Cultural Sociology ved Yale University. Han jobber med å utvikle kultursosiologiske perspektiver generelt, og det sterke programmet spesielt, i sosiologisk forskning på idrett.

Call for Papers | “Building bodies: Gendered Sport and Transnational Movements”. Yearbook of Women’s History 2018. Call ends October 2, 2017

The 2018 Yearbook of Women’s History will focus on the making of ‘the sporting body’ as a concept full of ambiguous cultural meanings and impact, and invites papers which discuss the historical formation, transformation and impact of gendered discourses, representations and practices within sport and physical culture.

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, Volume 25, 2017, Number 2

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to advancing the understanding of women in sport and physical activity. WSPAJ is the official journal of the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, housed in the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal, Volume 25, 2017, Number 1

Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal (WSPAJ) is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to advancing the understanding of women in sport and physical activity. WSPAJ is the official journal of the Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity, housed in the Center for Women’s Health and Wellness at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Boyhood Studies | Special issue: Male Youth Sports: Changing Contexts and Emergent Perspectives | Vol. 10, 2017, No. 1

Boyhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal is a peer-reviewed journal providing a forum for the discussion of boyhood, young masculinities, and boys’ lives by exploring the full scale of intricacies, challenges, and legacies that inform male and masculine developments, committed to a critical and international scope.

Forskarprofil | Hanna Söderlund, Umeå universitet

Hanna Söderlund forskar om förhandlingar av maktpositioner och kön i skidsport på tv. Det som undersöks är hur kvinnliga och manliga idrottare och experter kan förhandla sig till starka maktpositioner i tv-sändningar från skid-VM I Lahti. Tidigare har hon forskat om hur kvinnliga och manliga komiker kan förhandla sig till starka maktpositioner i tv-programmet Parlamentet på TV4.

Call for Papers | “Innovative Historical Work on Women and Physical Culture Practices” | Special issue of The International Journal of the History of Sport. Call ends July 1, 2017

This call for papers focuses on innovative historical work on women and physical culture practices. Since the 1970s, there has been an increase in research and scholarship devoted to the topic. The editors encourage the submission of papers on the theme of women and physical culture practices from a range of temporal, geographic, methodological and thematic perspectives.

First Announcement | Transnational Working Group for the Study of Gender and Sport | University of Vienna, Austria, 23–25 November, 2017

The Transnational Working Group for the Study of Gender and Sport invites scholars from the field of gender research in sport to the annual meeting in Vienna, Austria. Founded in 2005, the group aims for a transnational and interdisciplinary exchange of researchers who have a major interest in the study of sport and gender.

Call for Papers | “Feminist Physical Cultural Studies” | Special issue of Leisure Sciences | Ends 2017-08-01

Drawing from literatures across leisure, media, sport, physical activity, health, tourism and pedagogy, we position the performativity of gender as a central concern for thinking through the entanglement of physical and digital cultures, the flows and techniques of power as well as resistant formations of identity and difference