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 …