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Women and Gender Research Collaborative

Journal of Research on Women and Gender

The Journal of Research on Women and Gender is a peer-reviewed online electronic publication. The mission of the Journal is to promote critical dialogue about the experiences of women and persons of various gender identities in diverse cultural contexts. The Journal welcomes manuscripts that give voice to the unique and varied expressions of women and various genders. It is an interdisciplinary publication that welcomes qualitative research, quantitative research, pedagogical work, and creative projects.

Please refer to Submission Guidelines page for instructions on contributing to the journal.


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The Women and Gender Research Collaborative at Texas State University is soliciting abstracts from scholars who would like to participate in our upcoming symposium, Bridging through Stories: Families, Work, and Gendered Migration across the Global Village. This event will provide a forum for diverse perspectives on issues of families, work and the gendered nature of migration across the globe.  The symposium will take place on March 25, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center on the Texas State University campus in San Marcos, Texas.

Scholars from Texas, the United States, and the world are invited to engage in discussing various issues related to the conference theme. Please indicate whether you are interested in making a paper presentation, organizing a discussion panel or submitting an undergraduate poster presentation. Persons interested in participating should submit by November 23, 2015, the following: an abstract of no more than 250 words and a one-page curriculum vitae. These may be sent as attachments to or mailed to the address below. Questions regarding the symposium theme and abstracts may be directed to

Student participation is encouraged.  Limited travel grants, based on demonstrated need, are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

After the symposium, presenters are invited to submit their papers to the Journal of Research on Women and Gender, a peer reviewed, open access online journal hosted by the Texas Digital Library. For submission guidelines, or to register to be an author or reviewer, go to:

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