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Anthology on Motherhood and Blogging

Sunday, December 31, 2006
From the Association for Research in Mothering:

Demeter Press is seeking submissions for the edited collection

Mothering and Blogging: Practice and Theory

Deadline for Abstracts: March 1, 2007

Publication Date: Spring 2008

Editors: May Friedman, Shana L. Calixte

Critical mothering and writing about motherhood have, in the last few years, begun to engage with a new form of communication. All over the Internet, mommy bloggers are commenting on the radical act of being mothers and women within a world hostile to both of these identities. What are some of the questions posed by this new context for motherhood? What are the implications for sites of marginalization and diversity within the blogosphere? This new book by Demeter Press will seek to interrogate some of the complexities of the mamasphere through both creative and scholarly submissions. We encourage applicants from a range of experiences, in both community and academic contexts.

Abstracts/Proposals (250-300 words) due March 1, 2007

Acceptances will be made by May 1, 2007

Accepted submissions due September 1, 2007

Completed papers should not exceed fifteen pages (3750 words) and should be formatted according to MLA guidelines.

Please send inquiries and abstracts/proposals to:
May Friedman and Shana L. Calixte mayf@yorku.ca, shana@yorku.ca Graduate Programme in Women's Studies York University 4700 Keele Street Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Canada

Association for Research on Mothering 726 Atkinson, York University 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Phone: (416) 736-2100 x60366 FAX: (416) 736-5766 Email: arm@yorku.ca

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