AILCFH
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June 2008 Newsletter
   
 Circular 6.1 junio, 2008

Colegas,

Aquí la breve circular de junio. La próxima circular será en Julio.

Recordar que el resultados de las votaciones para la ratificación de las mociones presentadas en la última reunión general de la asamblea se pueden consultar en http://ailcfh.echpaters.com, en la sección VOTACIONES.

En estos momentos los organizadores del próximo congreso de la Asociación en Atlanta están enviando mensajes en lo referente a la aceptación o no de sus propuestas para el congreso. Recordar que el sitio del mismo es:

Esto es todo por mi parte. Espero que tengáis un descansado y a la vez productivo verano.

Saludos,

Inma Pertusa
Secretaria AILCFH

MENSAJES ---------------------------------

*****Mensaje de Ana Costa: Seminario en Galicia

Estimados/as amigos/as:
me es grato anunciaries nuestro próximo seminario para el Desarrollo de la Creatividad a través del Arte, PeC 'PROGRAMA ESPIRAL DE CREATIVIDAD', que tendrá lugar en Santiago de Compostela en el seminario mayor San Martín Pinario, al lado de la Catedral y que se llevará a cabo del 4 al 10 de agosto. Este seminario tiene como objetivo descubrir el propio potencial creativo en un ambiente de grupo lúdico y canalizado hacia el propio desarrollo personal, la Inteligencia Emocional y las Relaciones Interpersonales. Espero que esta información sea de vuestro interés. Recibid un cordial saludo, Ana Costas, coordinadora del PeC en Galicia. Ver adjunto con más información.

Ana Costas rotarte@hotmail.com

*****Mensaje de Cynthia Tompkins: Colaboración

Dear Colleagues:
As a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Association of Research on Mothering, I write to invite you to consider submitting an article for consideration in the next volume of the journal, on the subject of "Mothering and Poverty". Please share the announcement with colleagues and graduate students. See attached CFP.

Thank you.
Cynthia Tompkins


COMUNICADOS --------------------------------------------

******SIR HENRY THOMAS SCHOLARSHIP FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDY
University of Birmingham. Department of hispanic studies


The Department of Hispanic Studies is pleased to invite applications for the Sir Henry Thomas Scholarship, tenable for Doctoral or Masters level research.

We are seeking applications from outstanding candidates with a high upper second or first class honours degree (or equivalent) and a Masters (where applicable) and welcome submissions from prospective students intending to work in any area of Spanish or Portuguese studies. Further details of the department and the wide range of staff research interests can be found on our website: http://www.hispanic.bham.ac.uk.

The Sir Henry Thomas Scholarship currently has an annual value of £9,000, including fees and a stipend. The successful candidate would commence study between October 2008 and January 2009, and may be invited to contribute some teaching in the department in an area relevant to their knowledge and research interests.

Application is by CV and a detailed research plan which should provide clear evidence of an ability to complete the proposed programme of study within the allocated time span (PhD 3 years; Masters 1 year).

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 15 July 2008.

Email enquiries may be sent to: f.lough@bham.ac.uk

Applications may be sent by email to the same address or to:

Professor Francis Lough
Department of Hispanic Studies
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham B15 2TT

The University of Birmingham is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

COLABORACIONES-------------------------------

The editorial board is seeking submissions for Vol. 11.2 of the Journal of the Association for Research on Mothering (ARM) to be published in Fall/Winter 2009.

Mothering and Poverty
The journal will explore the topic of Mothering and Poverty from a variety of perspectives and disciplines. We welcome submissions from scholars, students, activists, health care professionals and other health workers, artists, mothers and others who work or research in this area. Cross-cultural, historical and comparative work is encouraged. We also welcome creative reflections such as poetry, short stories, and artwork on the subject.

Topics can include (but are not limited to):
mothering at the margins; beginning poor, becoming poor, staying poor, beyond poor; carework and caregiving in poverty; criminalized mothers; maternal health, illness and poverty; neo-liberalism, mothering and poverty; anti-poverty activism and motherhood; public policy and maternal/child poverty; pregnancy and poverty; pre-natal care and economic inequality; impoverished pregnancies; maternal/child poverty and challenges within Indigenous communities; poor mothers with disabilities; motherhood, addictions and mental health issues; postpartum depression and poverty; mothering children with disabilities in poverty; violence against mothers and children and welfare; motherhood and the politics of poverty; LBGT maternal and economic issues; mothering youth-at-risk; feminist mothering and poverty; mothering in developing communities; activist mothering and the war on poverty; “poor mothering” and mothering in poverty; mothering: class/race/gender issues; African-American multigenerational families in poverty; the politics of maternal employment and child care; lone-mothers and family/social policy; sole motherhood, work and welfare; private/public mothering and poverty; welfare fraud and the criminalization of maternal poverty; homelessness and motherhood; mothers responses to poverty – powerlessness, resistance, creativity, victimization, activism; voices of impoverished mothers; means of surviving poverty; poverty and context: social/personal worlds of mothering; maternal reflections on poverty and young children; young mothers and/in poverty; student mothers and/in poverty; teen mothers and socio-economic issues; teenage mothers –poverty, social welfare policy and access to education; young motherhood, homelessness and relationships; child-welfare, substance (ab)use and pregnancy; “child” with child – discourses of teenage mothering; pregnant and parenting centres.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
Articles should be 15-18 pages (3750 words) including references.
All should be in MLA style, WordPerfect or Word and IBM compatible.
Please see our style guide for complete details.
http://www.yorku.ca/arm/styleguide.html
For more information, please contact us.

SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MAY 1, 2009
** TO SUBMIT WORK ONE MUST BE A MEMBER OF ARM
http://www.yorku.ca/arm/armmembership.html

Please direct your submissions to:
Association for Research on Mothering (ARM)
726 Atkinson, York University, 4700 Keele Street,
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3 Phone: 416-736-2100 X60366
Email: arm@yorku.ca or visit our website at http://www.yorku.ca/arm


 
 
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