2015 Biennial Conference of the GEA Association: Keynote speakers’ short bios and abstracts

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 [...]

We need inclusive, intergenerational feminist debate

By Vesela Harizanova
Recent years have seen a revival of feminist thought and activism, often described as ‘the fourth wave of feminism’, which is facilitated by the accessibility of social media and mobile technology, enabling multiple forms of interconnectedness, involvement, and instant action. Different generations of women around the world are increasingly engaging in dialogues [...]

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gender and Education

If not now, when? Feminism in contemporary activist, social and educational contexts
Special Issue Guest Editors: Olivia Guaraldo and Angie Voela
Political and socio-economic developments in recent years have created new opportunities and new battlegrounds for feminism, with women taking to the streets and demonstrating against the status quo, corruption, sexism, austerity and capitalism. On February 13th 2011, demonstrations took [...]

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gender and Education: Taking Stock

Special Issue Guest Editors: Alexandra Allan and Penny Tinkle
This special issue will initiate a process of taking stock of gender and education; our hope is that subsequent issues of the Gender and Education journal will take this further forward.
‘Taking stock is to think carefully about a situation or event and form an opinion about it, [...]

Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy: 10th Biennial Conference of the Gender and Education Association

Third and Final Call for Papers
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 10 January 2015

University of Roehampton, 24-26 June 2015
The tenth international biennial conference of the Gender and Education Association, Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy, will be hosted by the School of Education and the Paulo Freire Institute (PFI)-UK & Research in Inequalities, Societies and Education (RISE), at the University [...]

Call for Abstracts for a Special Issue of Gender and Education

Special Issue Guest Editors: Sharon Todd, Rachel Jones and Aislinn O’Donnell
Shifting Education’s Philosophical Imaginaries: Relations, Affects, Bodies, Materialities
As Michèle Le Doeuff pointed out in her classic feminist work, The Philosophical Imaginary, images function in philosophical writing to enact certain political possibilities and limitations. Drawing on the importance of the imaginary, this special issue of Gender [...]

10th Biennial Conference of the Gender and Education Association

Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy: 10th Biennial Conference of the Gender and Education Association
University of Roehampton 24-26 June 2015

The tenth international biennial conference of the Gender and Education Association, Feminisms, Power and Pedagogy, will be hosted by the School of Education and Paulo Freire Institute (PFI)-UK & Research in Inequalities, Societies and Education (RISE), at the University of Roehampton, London, [...]

Policy Report for GEA, June 2014

FEMINISM, GENDER & UNIVERSITIES: POLITICS, PASSION & PEDAGOGIES (London: Ashgate 2014)
Miriam E. David
www.ashgate.com/sociology/9781472437112
Feminist scholarship, feminist knowledge and feminist pedagogies are all celebrated in this book and I hope to tempt you to read the book and engage with the arguments by offering you some of the examples of how these have developed in higher education [...]