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Call for Papers | On the same page? The theory-practice divide and gendered media representations of sport | January 17, 2020, Northumbria University’s London campus | Call ends October...
The aim of this conference is to provide a platform for the knowledge exchange between scholars (from a range of disciplines), stakeholders, and practitioners who are united by a focus on sports media. The event will take stock of the current position by examining notable case studies from the recent past, and aims to foster new inter- and/or post-disciplinary trajectories and scholarship/practitioner collaborations.
Call for Participation | New research agendas for the study of sports media (re)presentation(s) of sportswomen and femininity | Friday 12 October 2018. Booking required
This one-day symposium will be of interest to early career researchers and academics from a range of disciplines who are interested in exploring the construction of gendered identity in modern mediated sport, and who would like to make an ongoing contribution to an interdisciplinary understanding of sports media.
Call for Papers | Uniformly discussed: Sportswomen’s apparel | Anthology, edited by Linda K. Fuller. Call ends June 15, 2018
Titillating or tortuous, appealing or atrocious, skimpy or serious, the uniforms that sportswomen wear have long been under scrutiny. Emphasizing the language of sport, proposals are invited for this edited volume with a working title of Uniformly discussed: Sportswomen’s apparel, with Palgrave Macmillan as a probable publisher.
Call for Participation | Empower Conference 2018 | Women in Sport, Museum of London, October 18, 2018. Ticket sales ends April 9, 2018
The Empower Conference combines fresh thinking with the latest research. With a number of keynote speakers, a choice of afternoon “in focus” sessions, plus the release of Women in Sport’s new research into the visibility of women’s sport in the media, this is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to learn, discuss and network with peers from the sports and media sectors.
Call for Papers | Women, Sports and Media: Careers, Coverage, and Consequences | Call ends January 30, 2018
“We seek research on three key themes: women sports journalists; audiences for women’s sports; and coverage of women athletes. We are particularly interested in work that addresses intersections with race/ethnicity and sexuality, and that identifies possible implications, impacts and potential solutions to problems.”