Introduction

The bibliography provides information on writings dealing with the history of rape, including sexual child abuse, sexual harassment, sexual molestation, child prostitution, forced prostitution, sexual slavery, sexual(ized) violence. The blog informs about calls for papers, forthcoming events and new literature in this field.

August 5, 2017

CFP: Gendered bodies in transit: between vulnerability and resistance

Journal: ClCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture
Guest Editor: Maria Isabel Romero Ruiz and Manuela Coppola
Submission deadline: December 31, 2017
Description: »Contributions are invited from any sub-discipline in the humanities and social sciences and might include, but are not limited to, the following topics:
* contemporary representations of ‘vulnerable’ bodies in literature and culture;
* representations of traumatic gender identities in contemporary culture;
* gender violence (including but not limited to obstetrical violence, medicalisation, human trafficking, slavery and neo-slavery, etc.) in literary and visual representations;
* subversion and resilience of marginalised gender identities;
* public discourses of trauma and healing in approaching bodies and identities in transit;
* responses to gender violence, exploitation and discrimination in architecture, monuments, memorials, photography, visual arts, sculpture, rituals (commemoration), popular culture (internet, social media) and video-games;
* possibilities of regeneration and healing through the construction of subjectivities and community;
* articulation of forms of transnational solidarity emerging from vulnerability and marginalisation«.
More information: CFP website