All posts by Bonnie Richard

CFP – Disability and Girlhood: Transnational Perspectives

Special Issue of
Girlhood Studies
An Interdisciplinary Journal

For a special issue of Girlhood Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal,
“Disability and Girlhood: Transnational Perspectives” we invite
manuscripts (no longer than 6,500 words including the abstract,
article, bio, acknowledgements and notes (if any), and references)
that explore the critical intersections and tensions between the two contemporary fields, girlhood studies and disability studies; thus far this has been inadequately explored in both theoretical literature and empirical studies. This exploration is necessary because disability studies can actively disrupt normative notions of girlhood in transnational contexts mediated by the intersectional politics of identity and constituted through ableist social, political, and economic hierarchies that have concrete implications for developing transformative social policy. Continue reading

CFP: Learning, Education, Identities, and Musical Experiences: Ethnographic Approaches

Infancia_c Workshop #3  – April 17-18, 2015 – Madrid, Spain

This small two-day conference/workshop welcomes empirical and methodological papers that document and discuss the place of music and closely related expressive practices in the daily lives of people across the life-span and in a variety of institutional and socio-cultural settings. We are particularly interested in studies that can make a contribution to one or both of the following strands of discussion:
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4th International Children’s Geographies Conference

Young People, Borders & Well-Being

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January 12-15, 2015

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CFP: Children & Society Panel at ASA

ASA 2015 – Symbiotic anthropologies: theoretical commensalities and methodological mutualisms

CFP – Children and Society panel

Children are significant research subjects as they mirror social contexts where they belong and re-elaborate their experience to become agents of change. What can we learn about our discipline, our society and our future by engaging with children in different set ups?

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Welcome our new Newsletter Editor!

We are excited to announce that Dr. Kate Grim-Feinberg will be taking over as Newsletter Editor effective December 2014. Please consider sending your inquiries or submissions for the February issue over the next few months ( The final deadline is January 5th, but we encourage notifying the Editor of your intent to submit by the beginning of our rolling submission deadline of December 15th.

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