Cassandra Projects is a training, education and consultation service working towards ending violence against women, and its effects on children. Services include: professional training; written materials and on-site education in formats suitable for a range of group and individual needs; private consultation on issues affecting survivors of abuse; design and preparation of safer intervention programs. For more information on these services, contact Cassandra Projects, at 24 Charlton Avenue West, Suite 3, Hamilton, L8P 2B9, telephone (905) 522-9464.
Women's Voices Bookclub Foundation
This non-profit organization joins the promotion and distribution of publications : by/for/and about women, to the funding of women's issues. They are working toward becoming an easily accessible source of the best of women's writings, available internationally on a 24-hour toll-free telephone order line, by mail, fax and on-line. Net proceeds of the book club are used to support various women's organizations. For more information, contact the Women's Voices Bookclub Foundation, at 5661 Columbia Road, #302, Columbia, MD 21044, telephone (410) 715-3991 or (800) 215-5037, fax (410) 715-3993, or PO Box 338, Plymouth, Montserrat, West Indies, telephone (809) 491-5881, fax (809) 491- 7881.
Body Image & Identity in the
This book will explore the ways in which our communities both challenge and perpetuate society's beauty standard.
Articles and non-fiction narratives (700-2500 words) should be
typed double spaced and include self-addressed stamped envelope. Some poetry
considered. Would prefer that contributors be self-identified as lesbian, gay
or bisexual. Deadline for contributions:
Spread The Word
This new forum for literacy and adult basic education concerns, is looking for submissions. The magazine, with the help of its participants, will explore the social context of literacy from the viewpoint of practitioners, volunteers, and learners. Anyone involved in literacy, education, or any other field where literacy is a related concern is invited to contribute stories, articles and opinions on any factors that affect literacy.
Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de
CWS/cf is seeking submissions for two upcoming issues: Women and Sport (due date March 31, 1995) and Women in Central and Eastern Europe (due date March 15, 1995). Women and Sport will critique the barriers that girls and women face to full and fair access in sport, recreation and physical activity, and address the declining enrolment of women in sport. Women in Central and Eastern Europe will focus on women's experiences in the former Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, GDR, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Albania and Bulgaria since 1989. Essays, Research reports, true stories, poetry, cartoons, drawings and other artwork are welcome as submissions to both issues.
Graduate Women's Studies:
Submissions are invited for this conference to take place in May of 1995. Opportunities for reflection and conversation, with plenary sessions, seminars, panel discussions, and workshops, will be offered. Contact: Rusty Shteir, Director, Graduate Program in Women's Studies, York University, N-910 Ross, 4700 Keele Street, North York, Ontario, M3J 1P3.
Graduate Women's Studies: Visions
Les intéressées sont invitées à faire parvenir des propositions sur des présentations individuelles, des séances, des colloques, des débats de spécialistes et des ateliers dans le cadre d'une conférence qui aura lieu en mai 1995. Veuillez contacter: Rusty Shteir, Directrice du programme d'Etudes féministes de deuxième cycle, Université York, N910 Ross, 4700, rue Keele, North York (Ontario), M3J 1P3, (416) 736-5607.
L'expression écrite des
Les responsables de la publication Tessera vous invitent à leur envoyer des textes en français ou en anglais, écrits ou visuels. Des femmes réagissent à l'expression qui qualifie le Canada de "groupe de nationaux à l'intérieur d'une nation": Six-Nations, Premières Nations, Nation homosexuelle, etc. Date limite: 31 décembre 1994.