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Call for Papers: Digitalization, Gender and Intersectionality

The editors of the Freiburger Zeitschrift für GeschlechterStudien welcomes manuscripts that address the following questions and problem areas in particular, with a clear focus on the gendering processes involved in each case:

  • How should digitalization be conceived from gender, queertheoretical and intersectional perspectives?
  • Which discourses address digitalization in different social contexts?
  • How can these be analysed and in what way does gendering become apparent?
  • What parallel worlds have resulted from digitalization? And how are these new technosocial realities, such as the Darknet, structurally related to gender aspects?
  • To what extent do gendering processes matter in the fields of digital humanities, technical and media pedagogics, museology, science communication?
  • What findings result from empirical approaches to information sciences, the worlds of work and use of devices, into which gendering processes and the impact of digitalization are already being inscribed? What is happening to the situation of women* in an increasingly digitalized world, to the relationship between the public and private realms and between the employment and care sectors?
  • What contributions can the history of technology and the philosophy of technology made to the theme of digitalization and gender?