Lilith Symposium: ‘“Blood, Sweat and Cheers”: A Long Journey to Equity?’

CFP deadline: 1 August 2017 Symposium to take place Friday 15 September 2017 at the Ship Inn, Griffith University The symposium will celebrate and build upon the academic scholarship which explores women in historically male dominated spheres, such as police, military, medicine and academia, governance and executive leadership positioned within the centre of feminist historical Read more …

‘Feminist Utopias: Past, Present, and Imagined’

CFP deadline: Monday 31 July 2017 Conference: Friday 8 September 2017, Australian National University, Canberra In this dystopic climate, how can we refocus feminist visions of transforming society across the divides of gender, race, class, ability, and global region? What types of utopias have been conjured in the past? Which promising ones are under construction? Read more …

‘How the Personal Became Political: Reassessing Australia’s Revolutions in Gender and Sexuality in the 1970s’.

Congratulations to Michelle Arrow and Angela Woollacott, who have edited an Australian Feminist Studies virtual special issue to coincide with the ANU Gender Institute Symposium, ‘How the Personal Became Political: Reassessing Australia’s Revolutions in Gender and Sexuality in the 1970s’. Australian Feminist Studies was a product of these revolutions, established in 1985 in response to the expansion of women’s Read more …

FWSA Biennial Conference 2017: ‘Making Space for Feminism in the Neo-liberal Academy’

CFP deadline: Friday 3 March 2017 Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 September 2017, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland The conference is open to researchers, practitioners, activists, policy makers and members of the public interested in discussing feminist scholarship in light of a changing educational environment in neoliberal times with the purpose of influencing the future Read more …

Contesting Australian History: Festschrift in honour of Professor Marilyn Lake

This festschrift event is in celebration of Marilyn Lake’s scholarship and teaching and her contributions to different university communities and the Australian Historical Association, and her much valued friendship and collegiality over many years. The themes of the two day event will include: international history from an Australian perspective; histories of feminism; engaging America: US Read more …

CFP: ‘Making Space for Feminism in the Neo-liberal Academy’

CFP deadline: Friday 3 March 2017 FWSA and University of Strathclyde invite researchers – academic or otherwise – to submit proposals for the Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (FWSA) biennial conference, 6–8 September 2017. This conference will discuss the future of academia, how and where feminist research is impacting practice and policy and where practices Read more …