Photo by Ileana Jiménez‏ of a performance by Kranti Mumbai girls

Resistance, identities, and reducing pressure: Reflections on GEA Conference 2017

Resistance, identities, and reducing pressure: Reflections on GEA Conference 2017
by  Nicole Johnson, PhD Student, Open University of Catalonia
After enjoying the keynotes, sessions, and conversations at the 2017 GEA Conference, I found myself reflecting over the past month on the themes that emerged and impacted me. I’ve been sitting on this blog post, pondering, as […]

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Picturing Care: Guest Post by Wendy Luttrell and Victoria Restler

Picturing Care: Reframing Gender, Race and Educational Justice
Wendy Luttrell, Graduate Center City University of New York
Victoria Restler, Rhode Island College
Everyone knows that schools cannot function and children cannot learn without care.  And yet, this topic is marginalized, if not absent from debates about how contemporary educational policies fuel racial and economic inequality.  Public discussions […]

Previous Conferences / Events

Young people light up the AGENDA for a better sex and relationships education 

Guest post by Victoria Edwards
Generating more energy than the  blazing July sun, over 70 young people (age 13-18) streamed in to the Educating Agenda conference, in Cardiff University last week. They came to participate, share, reflect and build the event into a powerful and inspiring call to arms. Joining them in the building, and in purpose, […]

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Decolonizing Gender and Education Research: Guest Post by Caroline Manion and Payal Shah

For decades now, there have been sustained calls within the academic field to engage in research that challenges dominant knowledge production processes (Abu-Lughud 1991; Narayan 1993; Smith 2012; Takayama 2011). Given that critical feminist research has had a long-standing goal of challenging the essentialism, power hierarchies, and concepts of difference embedded in the research process, the editors […]

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CfP for a Gender and Education Journal Special Issue: Decolonizing Gender and Education Research

Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Gender and Education
Decolonizing Gender and Education Research: Exploring the Relationship Between Feminist Research on Education and Decolonizing, Indigenous Knowledges and Cosmologies
Special Issue Guest Editors: Caroline Manion & Payal Shah
Critical scholars across a variety of disciplines and geographic areas express the need to engage in intellectual projects that […]

Cite Club

#FEAS Cite Club: Contesting family-based violence

Cite Club: Contesting family-based violence
by Kate Marston, GEA Social Media Intern
Feminist Educators Against Sexism (#FEAS) are an Australian-based, international feminist collective committed to developing interventions into sexism in the academy and other educational spaces. One of their most recent interventions is Cite Club, an e-mail group where #FEAS send their works to one another and […]

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CfP for a Special Issue of Gender and Education: Picturing Care

Picturing Care: Re-framing Gender, Race, and Educational Justice
This special issue aims to advance the critical scholarship on carework and care injustice through visual and arts-based educational research. In a time of neoliberal accountability culture, school caring practices are being sidelined, while images of school success and failure are mainly messaged through the display of quantitative […]

Future Events


Next year’s GEA conference will be held in

University of Newcastle,  AUSTRALIA!!

DATES: Sunday 9 to Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Organising Committee: Professor Penny Jane Burke; Professor Lisa Adkins; Professor Rosalind Gill; and Associate Professor Ros Smith; Dr Julia Coffey and Dr Akane Kanai, along with the broader CEEHE administrative team.

Theme: “Gender, Post-truth Populism and Pedagogies: Challenges and […]