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National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSVRC) Graduate Research Fellowship

NIJ is seeking proposals for funding innovative dissertation research under the NIJ Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program that provides awards for research on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics to accredited academic institutions that offer research-based doctoral degrees in social and behavioral academic disciplines relevant to NIJ’s mission. Successful applicants must clearly demonstrate how the proposed dissertation research will advance criminal justice knowledge, practice and/or policy for criminal justice agencies in the United States. Quantitative, qualitative, primary, and secondary data analysis and mixed-method approach research studies are encouraged. Special consideration will be given to applicants who use the most rigorous research methods applicable to the proposed research topic to maximize the validity and reliability of their findings. Eligible applicants are limited to degree-granting educational institutions in the United States. To be eligible, the institution must be fully accredited by one of the regional institutional accreditation agencies recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education. Under this solicitation, the applicant institution must apply as the sponsoring institution for the doctoral candidate who will be conducting criminal justice-related research in a discipline relevant to NIJ’s mission. Deadline for submission is Wednesday, Dec. 24. For more information visit https://ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/SL001127.pdf

University of Wyoming Spring 2015 English Conference
The University of Wyoming English Department is pleased to announce its fourth annual interdisciplinary conference, March 27–28, 2015. This year's theme is "The Brain is Wider than the Sky: the relationship between memory and identity," and we are excited to host Dr. Jeffery Means and author Sonja Livingston as our dual keynote speakers.  The conference will be held at The Hilton Garden Inn 2229 Grand Ave, Laramie WY. The University of Wyoming encourages all applicants with compelling research regarding memory and identity. For more information or to submit proposals, please contact UWEnglishGC@gmail.com with "The Brain is Wider Than the Sky CFP" as its subject. Proposal deadline is Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, and conference candidates will receive an invitation of acceptance no later than February 1, 2015.

Call for abstracts for Eating Disorders in Contemporary Women’s Writing
Call for abstracts for a cross-cultural book project on the fictional depiction of eating disorders in post-1968 women’s writing, Eating Disorders in Contemporary Women’s Writing. This cross-cultural book project seeks to explore the fictional portrayal of these self-destructive yet paradoxically sometimes self-empowering behaviors in recent women’s writing. Proposals for 7000 word essays are welcome on post-1968 French, German, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese women’s writing. Comparative literature essays are also sought. Please send your abstract of 250 words in English, together with a brief biography of 100 words to Petra Bagley at pmbagley@uclan.ac.uk, Kathryn Robson at kathryn.robson@newcastle.ac.uk and Francesca Calamita at fc4j@virginia.edu. Deadline for submissions is Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. 

Call for Submissions to the Gendered Culture of Pediatrics
Call for Submissions for Pink and Blue: The Gendered Culture of Pediatrics. Submissions due Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015. For more information, contact Aimee.Medeiros@ucsf.edu,  Econis@emory.edu or visit http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=217357http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=217357  

Reconsidering Gender, Violence and the State call for abstracts
Reconsidering Gender, Violence and the State Issue number 126 (Fall 2016) is looking for abstract submissions. Deadline for submissions is Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. For more information, contact rhr@gmail.com, or visit www.radicalhistoryreview.org/call-for-papers/

Call for Submissions to Age, Culture, Humanities
Age, Culture, Humanities promotes cross-disciplinary, critical investigations of the experiences of age, aging, and old age, as seen through the lens of the humanities and arts. The goals are to consider age as a category of identity, advance understanding of the aging process and of age differences across the lifespan, interrogate cultural articulations of aging and old age, and generate innovative, engaging scholarly approaches to the study of age and aging in the humanities. The journal is published annually, in both print and open access digital editions. All manuscripts undergo editorial screening; scholarly articles are selected for publication through a double-blind peer review process.
Issue #1 now available: ageculturehumanities.org. Deadline for 2015 Graduate Student Essay Contest is Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. Deadline to ensure consideration for Issue #3 is Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. For more information, contact ageculturehumanities@coastal.edu or achsubmissions.org. 

Women’s & Gender Studies Program

Liberal Arts 138A | Missoula, MT 59812

Co-Directors: Elizabeth Hubble & Anya Jabour | 406-243-4100

elizabeth.hubble@umontana.edu | anya.jabour@umontana.edu

Office Contact: Jamie Boschee

406–243–2584 or 243–4100 | jamie.boschee@mso.umt.edu