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Welcome, New Board Members!

27 Apr

Welcome, New Board Members!

Please join me in an extending a warm welcome to our new board members, Courtney McDermott, Katie best online casino Elson Anderson, and Jessica Gildersleeve!

You can find out more about our new and existing board members on our About Us page.

Open Call for Papers: Fall 2012 Issue

5 Mar

Open Call for Papers: Fall 2012 Issue

MP: An Online Feminist Journal is seeking submissions for its fall issue. We seek ­scholarly articles, book reviews, and short essays that engage any aspect of feminism or feminist scholarship. ­Interdisciplinary and international submissions are highly encouraged. We recently have ­published ­essays about the body, the academy, religion, girls’ studies, work, activism, and agency.

Maximum length for manuscripts is 30 double-spaced pages. Submissions may be in any accepted ­academic format such as MLA, APA, Legal Bluebook, or Chicago best online casino Style but must be consistent ­throughout and carefully edited. Submissions must not be published elsewhere already. Also include a ­current copy of your CV and a 50-word bio.

For best consideration for our fall issue, please submit your materials by midnight, July 31, 2012, to submissions@academinist.org. You are welcome to submit after that date, though those submissions will be considered for our Spring 2013 issue or later.

Download an 8.5″x 11″ poster of this call and put it up at your campus!

Please see our Submission Guidelines for more information.

Seeking Blog Writers

25 Feb

Seeking Blog Writers

MP: An Online Feminist Journal seeks contributions for our blog.

Blog posts can address feminism(s), feminist issues, women’s issues, and / or gender issues grounded in any disciplinary and / or theoretical perspective. Writers can take any perspective so long as it is well argued and well written, and that information is cited where necessary.

Within this large scope, we do have some general guidelines:

  • Posts somehow must relate to feminism, feminist issues, women’s issues, and / or gender issues.
  • Posts must address a single issue or idea.
  • Posts must have a critical angle or argument to online casino them. They should not offer summaries or reports. They also should not “flame” other writers or blogs.
  • Posts must cite relevant scholarship or popular press items when necessary.
  • Posts should run between 500 to 1,000 words.
  • Posts must be signed by their authors. No anonymous posts will be allowed.
  • Comments to posts will be moderated, but authors should monitor and reply to comments as necessary.
  • Posts must not be published elsewhere.

You can check out some of the blog posts here: http://academinist.org/archives/category/mp-blog.

All blog posts will go through a brief peer review process prior to publication. Please note blog posts will not be archived in the scholarly databases with the regular journal articles.

If you are interested in writing for the MP Blog, please send your CV, a brief writing sample, and some ideas for your post to submissions@academinist.org. Please note in the subject line that you are submitting for the blog. If you have any questions about writing for the MP Blog, please direct them to Heather McIntosh, co-editor-in-chief, at submissions@academinist.org.

Seeking New Board Members

30 Jan

Seeking New Board Members

MP: An Online Feminist Journal is growing, and we are looking to expand our editorial board!

We seek energetic people with a passion for feminist scholarship to help with handling our growing submission volume and with expanding the journal as it moves toward a regular publication cycle.

We seek to add two new members at this time. Here are some basic qualifications we are looking for:

  • A background and strong interest in feminist studies and issues. As we are an interdisciplinary journal, some interdisciplinary study is preferred.
  • The ability to converse about these issues in a civil and critical manner with people of different training levels and backgrounds.
  • The ability to work with authors in copy best online casino editing their manuscripts before publication and some background in working with editing and copy editing for academic audiences.
  • The ability to keep up with a schedule and regular (though not heavy) deadlines.

Board member duties include the following:

  • Reviewing submissions in a timely manner and offering brief feedback on each one
  • Copy editing 1-2 submissions per issue, which includes working with authors on their revisions
  • Offering input on various issues that arise as the journal continues to grow

For more information about the journal, please see http://academinist.org/.

If you are interested in applying, please send along a cover letter and CV in application to  submissions@academinist.org. In your cover letter, please address what qualifications and experience you would bring to the board, as well as what attracts you to the position.

If you have any questions, please address them to Heather McIntosh, MP co-editor in chief, at submissions at academinist.org.



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