(Re) Writing Reality: Voices from the front lines of Male Violence Call for Papers

EVB Press is seeking submissions for an edited anthology:

(Re) Writing Reality: Voices from the front lines of Male Violence

Edited by Louise Pennington

Deadline for Abstracts: February 1 2017

The purpose of this collection is to explore the intersections between the reality of women’s experiences of male violence and the representations of male violence in the media and in policies developed at the local, national and international level, through governments, non-governmental organisations and grassroots activism. We are interested in the personal and cultural impacts of male violence explored through theory, activism, campaigns, and reality of living with and the consequences of male violence.

We encourage submissions of scholarly works, personal testimonies of male violence, and creative works. As such, we welcome submissions from researchers, students, activists, artists, mothers, children, victims, survivors and human rights campaigners.

Topics include the experience of male violence through: domestic violence and abuse, sexual violence and abuse,fatal male violence, rape, rape culture, stalking, harassment, street harassment, child sexual abuse, child sexual exploitation, financial abuse, emotional abuse, torture, criminal justice system, mothering and male violence, perpetrators, feminist theory, feminist activism, genocide, human rights abuses, rape in war, rape as an act of genocide, racism, intersectionality, globalisation, colonialism, post-colonialism, imperialism, military-industrial complex, capitalism, environment, homophobia and lesbophobia, classism, disablism and ablism, poverty, art, music, television, movies, pornography, objectification, reproductive justice, women’s rights, women’s liberation, so-called revenge porn, popular culture, media representation, government policy, the welfare state and austerity measures.

Submission Guidelines:

Abstracts: Please send a 250-word description of the proposed paper, including a tentative title to louise@evbpress.com. Along with this, please include a 50-100 word biography and your full contact information, including blogs and social media.

Deadline for abstracts is February 1 2017

Full Manuscripts: Please ensure that the manuscript conforms to Chicago style, and is 15-20 pages (double-spaced) in length. Final acceptance of the manuscript for inclusion in the collection rests upon its fit with the rest.

Deadline for full manuscripts is April 1 2017

To Submit: Please direct all submissions and inquiries to Louise Pennington at louisepennington@hotmail.co.uk