"Border Thinking" Gender in South Asia

Deadline: 30/09/2018

Special issue of Third World Thematics: A third world quarterly journal

Papers exploring (but not limited to) the following topics:

  • Review of modernity from the borders of race, gender, ethnicity, caste and sexuality
  • Reconfigurations of class and gender in national, transnational, and diasporic spaces
  • Gendered fundamentalism(s): religious or secular
  • Feminist movements, subaltern movements, and transgressive practices, including emerging movements claiming women’s place in public spaces
  • Gendered violence
  • Development and anti-development perspectives on gender
  • Gender and labour in new times
  • ‘Southern theory’ (Connell, 2014) or appropriations of ‘Northern theory’ by theorists of the Global South.
  • ‘New’ representations of South Asian women in films and popular media in South Asian countries and in the West.

Papers (6000-7000 words) and inquiries should be sent to Nazia Hussein atNazia.Hussein@bcu.ac.uk or Saba Hussain at S.Hussain.10@warwick.ac.uk by Sunday 30 September, 2018. Decisions will be confirmed by Friday 30 November, 2018.

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