CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Gender and Education Association are pleased to announce that their next international interim conference will be held in June 2016. The GEA executive committee welcome proposals to host the interim conference from higher education institutions across national contexts and from conference teams spanning a variety of academic disciplines, theoretical backgrounds and fields.
The TENTH international biennial conference of the Gender and Education Association is now less than a week away. Hosted by The University of Roehampton, Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy is sure to be an informative, engaging and thoroughly enjoyable event and we hope to see you there!
There is still time to book your place via the Roehampton events […]
Formally established in 2002 (and launched on International Women’s Day that year), the Gender and Education Association (GEA) works to challenge and eradicate sexism and gender inequality within and through education. GEA is based in the UK, but has an Executive Committee with representation from other parts of the world and hundreds of international members.
2015 Biennial Conference of the GEA Association: Keynote speakers’ short bios and abstracts
Prof. Katarina Eriksson Barajas, Linköping University, Sweden
The Power of Fiction as a Pedagogical Tool for Eliciting Gender Discourses
My paper examines discussions of gender values in everyday life, elicited by books, film and theatre. The analysis draws on three Swedish data sets: 1) teacher-led […]
Emilie Lawrence and Jessica Ringrose
From toilet rolls to sex toys, 50 Shades of Grey spin-offs show that the support for the trilogy has been huge and the backlash even bigger. The book has been criticised for romanticising domestic violence, mental health issues, and for its childish repertoire of words used to describe body parts, experiences […]
We are pleased to announce a call for papers for an upcoming special issue of Children’s Literature in Education Spring 2017 , edited by Elizabeth Marshall and Lissa Paul.
From Sarah Fielding’s The Governess, or The Little Female Academy, to television shows such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer to bestsellers like J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, school stories remain a staple […]
SRE (Sex and Relationships Education) is VITAL in ensuring that we equip students with the confidence and knowledge needed to have healthy, positive and safe sexual relationships. Time and time again, research has shown that students are desperate for a curriculum that goes deeper than the biological mechanisms of sex; that goes beyond the scaremongering […]
We are pleased to announce the following calls for papers; all three are fantastic opportunities and promise to be exciting events!
1. Neoliberalism, work and gender education (deadline for abstracts is 6 July)
NGEW FINAL CALL WITH EXTENSION FOR GEA
2. Distance learning (deadline for abstracts is 10 July)
CFP DE FINAL WITH EXTENTION FOR GEA
3. Theorising curriculum in […]
Garth Stahl, now at the University of South Australia, discusses his research in London, UK, on white working class boys. Garth’s book Identity, Neoliberalism and Aspiration: Educating White Working-class Boys is now available from Routledge.
In recent years there has been growing concern over the pervasive disparities in academic achievement that are highly influenced by ethnicity, […]
Forthcoming Symposium on Healthy Sexual Development. Friday 3rd July 2015, Bristol.
The RSE Hub and the University of Westminster would like to invite you to a
symposium on Healthy Sexual Development, exploring how research in sexuality,
relationships and sex education can translate into practice. Using the framework of
the Fifteen Domains of Healthy Sexual Development, this event aims to […]
As part of the 2015 Gender and Education Association conference, the Gender & Education editorial team will be running a free workshop for doctoral students and early career researchers who have not yet published in refereed academic journals. It is only open to conference participants, who will need to book a place.
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