Submissions for the next e-list need to be submitted to by: 21 August 2018

Kokanović, R., Michaels, P.A. & Johnston-Ataata, K (eds)  Paths to Parenthood: Emotions on the Journey through Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Early Parenting. Palgrave Macmillan.

Book Chapters
Nurka, C. (2018). '
Postnatural Families: Refiguring Intimacy through Assisted Reproduction', in  R. Kokanović, P.A. Michaels & K. Johnston-Ataata (eds) Paths to Parenthood: Emotions on the Journey through Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Early Parenting, Palgrave MacMillan.

Williams Veazey, L. (2018). ’The Turbulent Emotions of Early Parenthood’ in R. Kokanović, P.A. Michaels & K. Johnston-Ataata (eds)  Paths to Parenthood: Emotions on the Journey through Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Early Parenting, 119-143. Palgrave Macmillan.


Call for Submissions: The Rise of the Far-Right: Technologies of Recruitment & Mobilization. 

This call for submissions invites scholars to contribute a chapter to an edited book. This edited collection brings together research that describes what factors lie behind this rise in the far-right, giving attention to how these groups recruit new members and mobilise action, and their use and involvement with media technologies. The chapters should identify pathways that lead from recruitment to mobilisation. 

Please submit a 300-word abstract and a 100 word biographical statement (including institutional affiliation) by November 15th, 2018. To submit, or for more information, please contact: Melody Devries, Judith Bessant, or Rob Watts.

Call for Papers: Inaugural Issue of the Journal of Bodies, Sexualities, and Masculinities (Berghahn Journals)

Edited by Jonathan A.Allan (Brandon University, Canada), Frank G. Karioris (University of Pittsburg, USA), & Chris Haywood (University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK).  The first issue will be published early 2020, and the journal is inviting submissions from both early career and more established scholars in the field  to publish in its first issue and beyond. You can find more information at this link; and can submit pieces or inquiries to


Deakin University’s ‘First Fridays’ seminar series,  Masculinity, Disability and Sexual Publics: Anna Hickey-Moody (RMIT). 7 September 2018, 6- pm at Deakin Downtown

“Diversity within Diversity: The Lost Voices”  Lecture by Professor Saba Bebawi. 11 September 2018, 5.30-8 pm at UTS Building 10, Level 14, 235 Jones Street, Ultimo, NSW.

Why are Australian Men so prone to loneliness? And what we are going to do about it?, Panel discussion with Professor Adrian Franklin (UniSA); Dr Katrina Jaworski (UniSA); Professor Bruce Tranter (UTAS). Moderated by Professor Peter Beilharz. 12 September 2018, 6-8 pm at Bradley Forum, UniSA City West

Gender, identity and why words matter, conversation with young Melbourne activist and author Nevo Zisin, with Dr Son Vivienne, as they discuss gender, identity, relationships and finding a sense of place. 12 September 2018, 5.30-7 pm at Dechaineux Theatre, University of Tasmania.

DECOLONISING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE? Presented by Professor Genevieve Bell. 12 September 2018,12-2pm at Leighton Hall, John Niland Scientia Building
UNSW – Kensington Campus. RSVP by 7 September.

DECOLONISING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE? Presented by Professor Genevieve Bell. 14 September 2018,12-2pm at University of Adelaide – Ingkarni Wardli Conference Room
Level 7 (Room 715), Ingkarni Wardli Building. RSVP by 10 September.

The fifth annual South Australian Postgraduate and Early Career Researcher Gender, Sex, and Sexualities Conference will be held in Adelaide, South Australia on September 19-20 2018 at the University of Adelaide.


Preventing gender-based violence in inpatient mental health units. Social and Global Research Centre, RMIT University.
Have you or someone you know experienced gender-based violence or felt threatened while in an in-patient mental health unit in the past five years? RMIT University would like to interview women who have had this experience so we can work to prevent this from happening. Threats or violence by any man is included and is not restricted to other patients. For more information or to express an interest in participating visit here.

Participate in MADA research; A Streetscape Journey,  XYX Lab Gender + Place.  Monash University. Online survey. 

For further information, please contact:
Pamela Salen:
Michelle Noon:


2018 E-International Relations Article Award in association with Routledge, Hurst, Zed and I.B. Tauris. For PhD / doctoral students and early career academics to prepare short papers outlining novel, or under appreciated, ideas that will contribute to a better understanding of international relations. The award welcomes papers on the widest range of topics imaginable, so long as they connect their subject matter to at least one of the bigger global or regional issues/debates – ideally with the aim of sparking debate that will contribute towards real-world outcomes. Papers must be received by 10 September 2018.


Postdoctoral Fellow in Law, Gender, and Health, University of Michigan, Institute for Research on Women and Gender (IRWG).
Closing: 17 September 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow in Sociology, Norwegian University of Science & Technology.
Closing: 1 October 2018

2x PhD scholarships for THRI: Out with Cancer: LGBTI Experiences of Cancer Survivorship and Care, University of Western Sydney.
Closing: 31 October 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow in Liberal Arts, SUSTech Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts, Southern University of Science and Technology, China. 
Closing: 25  February 2019


Women's Engagement and Project Officer, Victorian Local Governance Association.
Closing: 9 September 2018

Professor Of History, La Trobe University.
Closing: 16 September 2018 

Lecturer/ Senior Lecturer/ Reader/ Professor of Inequalities, in the disciplines of Sociology, Social Work or Media and Cultural Studies,  Lancaster University.
Closing: 30 September 2018 

Instructor, Sociology, Colorado State University
Closing: 31 December 2018
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The AWGSA PhD Award 
The AWGSA PhD Award was established to promote and advance feminist scholarship in Australia by recognising emerging research in the fields of Women’s and Gender Studies and related disciplines.  The award is made to the most outstanding doctoral thesis completed at an Australian university that clearly and extensively engages with feminist paradigms. 
Nominations for the 2018 Award for doctorates awarded in 2016 or 2017 are now open. Applications close on 1 November 2017. 

Visit our Members' Recently Completed PhDs page

The AWGSA 2018 Conference will be held at Deakin University 
 20-23 November. The Australian Gay and Lesbian Archives will be holding their 40th anniversary at the same time. More news to come


Sinclair, A. 2017. “It's a real negotiation within yourself”: Women's stories of challenging heteronormativity within the habitusWomen’s Studies International Forum. 64:1-9


2018 Annual American Men's Studies Conference:  Bodies, Sexualities, Masculinities. March 22-25th 2018. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MI. Abstracts due October 15th 2015.

Feminism And Motherhood In The 21st Century
Closing November 1, 2017 contact:
Corporate Responsibility Stream: Gender, Work and Organisation conference
Sydney, Australia, 13-16 June, 2018
Abstracts due 1 November 2017

"OpenScience: Assumptions and Translation of Work and Family Research". Work and Family Researchers Network Conference. Washington DC, June 21-23, 2018.
Submissions due November 1 2017.

Motherhood, Mobility, Migration” National University of Ireland Maynooth University  14-15 June 2018.

Undisciplining: Conversations from the Edges
Sociological Review, Gateshead UK, June 2018
Closing date 27 November 2017

Deakin Women in Sport and Exercise Seminar - Fitness, Fitbits and Feelings: making sense of personalized health data in physical activity and sports settings
18 October 2017, 3.30-5.30, Deakin University, Melbourne.
Australian Association of Family Therapy annual conference: Family therapy and social justice - collapsing the divisions of inequality 19-20 October 2017,  Adelaide SA

Reproduction and family planning in Australia Symposium
ANU, Canberra, 21 November, 2017

Sport Management Association of Australia & New Zealand Conference
29 November - 1 December 2017, Gold Coast QLD

Global Status of Women and Girls: Women, Social Change and Activism Then and Now 
22-24 March 2018, Christopher Newport University, United States of America


Dr Andrea Waling of ARCSHS, La Trobe University, along with her colleague Dr James Roffee at Monash University, have been named finalists for the GLOBE Community 2017 awards in the ‘Protecting our Community’ category for their work on LGBTI experiences in tertiary education. 


Senior Research Officer (Research Program) - ANROWS

Applications close: 15 October 2017

Associate Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology
Applications close: 22 October 2017

PhD opportunity in the Monash Gender & Family Violence Program Contact: Jude.mcculloch@monash.ed

Assistant Professor, Transnational Gender and Sexuality Studies
Trinity College, Connecticut, United States
Applications close: 16 October 2017

Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship
at University of Technology Sydney
Applications close: 31 October 2017 (Domestic applications)

2 x PhD Scholarships - Unison Housing Research and RMIT collaboration
Melbourne, Australia
Applications close: 31 October 2017

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