CFP | 1.7. | Media and women’s suffrage in the US

Editors to an upcoming, special issue of the journal American Journalism are calling for paper proposals. The issue will be published in 2019 and it will commemorate the 1919 amendment to the United States’ Constitution which granted women the right to vote.

The issue is particularly interested in the media’s role in the movement, and how it was used by both the supporters and opponents of women’s suffrage. The editors have suggested, among others, the following topics:

  • Business and economics of suffrage media
  • Publicity and strategic communications
  • Audiences and reception of suffrage and anti-suffrage media
  • Popular culture representations and media interpretations
  • Intersection of suffrage with mainstream media
  • Recalibrated movement media image in amendment’s aftermath

Paper proposals must be submitted by July 1st 2017.

The full call for papers is available on the journal’s website.

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