GI Convenor's end-of-year message

In the year when ‘because, 2020’ became a form of explanation for every new order of woes, we are all no doubt more relieved than usual to be counting down to year’s end!

22 December 2020

Echoes and Silences: #MeToo’s Reverberations

This special section of Australian Feminist Studies is dedicated to examining the echoes and reverberations of #MeToo beyond its viral epicentre in American celebrity media culture.

16 December 2020

The Use of Victim Impact Statements in Sentencing for Sexual Offences: Stories of Strength

Drawing on extensive research from Australia, this book examines the experiences of sexual offence victims who submit a victim impact statement.

16 December 2020

The passions of the broken-hearted: Patrick White and spousal homicide

Patrick White's Happy Valley centres on a spousal homicide which, for the young author, stood in for the desperate and doomed search for happiness in small town life. His novel provides insight into an unhappy marriage that ended in murder in real-...

15 December 2020

The Gendered Body During Covid-19

This special issue will consider the impact of Covid-19 on gendered bodily practices.

15 December 2020

2020 prizes for excellence in gender and sexuality research

Prizes are awarded annually to ANU students under the following categories:
- Undergraduate Honours Thesis $500
- Masters Thesis $500
- PhD Thesis $1000
- Journal article by an ANU graduate student $500

*This call closes...

15 December 2020

Dialogue: New Critical Actors: Gender-Focused Parliamentary Bodies

Around the world, specialised parliamentary bodies have been created to promote the substantive representation of women. Too often they are overlooked, because they don’t fit easily into existing frameworks for comparing women’s policy agencies.

27 November 2020

The Green Revolution: Narratives of Politics, Technology and Gender

Interlinking themes of development policy, gender, and agricultural research, this book will be of great interest to students and scholars of agricultural development, food security, and sustainable development, as well as policymakers and...

24 November 2020

It’s a man’s world at the top: gendered media representations of Julia Gillard and Helen Clark

This article compares how the print media portrayed Gillard and Clark in the first three weeks of their respective prime ministerial terms to understand why, despite both being leaders from centre-left Labor/Labour parties, there was such a...

24 November 2020

Gender, politics and development in the Pacific

This special section draws together papers that explore the nexus between gender, politics and development in the small states of the Pacific.

17 November 2020


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