"Lesbians in Eastern Europe"
Special Issue of the Journal of Lesbian Studies
The Journal of Lesbian Studies, a peer-reviewed academic journal published by Taylor & Francis, invites essay submissions for a special issue on the subject of lesbians in Eastern Europe, guest-edited by Judit Takács and Anna Borgos.
Possible topics include, but are not limited to :
. Eastern European lesbian herstory, spaces and communities
. Coming out and the construction of lesbian identities in Eastern Europe
. Lesbians in families and lesbian families in Eastern Europe
. Lesbian motherhood in Eastern Europe
. Lesbian partnership issues in Eastern Europe
. Equal treatment and discrimination of lesbians in Eastern Europe
. Violence and (internalised) homophobia
. Cultural/media representations of Eastern European lesbians (in art, film
. Lesbians and psychiatry in Eastern Europe
. Lesbian transwomen in Eastern Europe
Please send a one-page overview of your proposed contribution (no more than
words) to Judit Takács at firstname.lastname@example.org
and/or Anna Borgos at email@example.com by April 30, 2009.
Proposals will be evaluated for originality and writing style as well as how all the contributions fit together.