Call for Papers

Mediated Girlhoods: New Explorations of Girls' Media Culture, Volume 2

Edited by Morgan Blue, University of Texas at Austin, and Mary Celeste Kearney, University of Notre Dame


Deadline: October 1, 2015

Part of Sharon Mazzarella’s “Mediated Youth” book 
series for Peter Lang, this second volume of Mediated Girlhoods will feature new research on girls’ media 

Of particular interest are papers that expand scholarship on girls’ media beyond its conventional white, adolescent, middle-class, 
heterosexual, Western, and presentist frameworks.  In addition, we are especially interested in the following topics: 

- visual and sonic aesthetics in girls’ media

- girls and convergent media

- girls and media franchises

- girls and celebrity culture

- girlhood in reality TV shows

- girlhood in documentary film

- girls and music culture

- girls’ media reception and fan practices

- girls’ media production

- girl activists and media culture

- girls and gaming

- girls and mobile technologies

- girls and sports media

- boys and girls’ media culture.

Please send your paper, a brief author's bio, and 
contact information to Morgan Blue <[log in to unmask]> or Mary Celeste Kearney <[log in to unmask]> by October 1, 2015.

Papers should be no more than 6,000 words in length.  MLA citation style preferred.

Notification of accepted papers will be made by December 31, 2015. 
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