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Call for Papers: QueerFemSEE – Queer and Feminist Studies in Eastern Europe International Conference
QueerFemSEE aims to open a discussion space for students, scholars, artists and activists who are interested in the way different queer and feminist discourses function within their own culture and recent/contemporary history and/or beyond.
We are welcoming proposals for panels and individual papers dealing with, but not limited to the following topics:

• Gender and sexualities in media. Layers of discrimination, representations and examples of good practices
• Transgender issues and related activism as reflected in mass media and other mediums
• Queering the Eastern academia
• Artistic practices related to queer and feminist topics and their methodologies
• Western “models”, homonationalism and the bearing of the “local”
• The concept of intersectionality in accounts of race/ethnicity, class, disability and sexualities
• Feminism(s) in Eastern European countries and their presence in mass media and popular culture
• Lives of LGBTQI+ persons under the former communist regimes. Perspectives on aging
• Queer characters in popular culture.
• Feminist and queer spaces and sites of resistance

Guide for Authors
Deadline for submissions: July 30, 2017
Notification of acceptance: by August 30, 2017
Deadline for draft articles (to be selected for the proceedings): 25 October 2017

Details about opportunities of publication will be announced on the conference website.

Deadline for final articles: 30 November 2017.

Language: English

Please submit one document (.doc or .pdf format) containing the proposed abstract (max. 500 words, theoretical frame included) or and your short bio at queerfemsee@gmail.com.
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Bucharest, Romania