Contact the Feminist Philosophers

A new approach to contacting us, in response to the Lost CFP Fiasco (see post below).

If you have a CFP you’d like us to post, or a story we might want to blog about, do send it in! But don’t hate us if we don’t get to it– there’s just a few of us, we can’t blog about everything, and life gets in the way sometimes.

To contact us, write in the box below.

Call For Papers

Well, this was sent to me an embarrassingly long time ago, but I didn’t know until now because I forgot to check my Jender account (a problem that hopefully won’t arise again, due to the nifty contact form I’m setting up!)

Call for Papers

Special Issue of Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy

Medical Biotechnologies

Edited by Marin Gillis and Inmaculada de Melo-Martín

Medical biotechnologies have been heralded as both the solution to most problems affecting human beings and their environments, and as a threat to all that matters to us. Feminist analysis of current medical biotechnologies has much to offer to this debate. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy invites submissions that use feminist philosophy to evaluate medical biotechnologies.

Articles exploring feminist philosophical analyses of medical biotechnologies and those evaluating how feminist values might shape the development and implementation of such technologies are welcome. Also of interest are essays reflecting on the gendered, race, and class dimensions of medical biotechnologies, those evaluating the impact of globalization on these biotechnologies and vice-versa, and articles offering new insights into the effects of medical biotechnologies on social and political arrangements.

Although feminist work in biomedicine is frequently assumed to be about women’s capacity to procreate, this issue seeks to highlight other dimensions of medical biotechnologies, including human genetic modification, cloning, xenotransplantation, chimeras, pharmacogenomics/genetics, and human genetic databases.

Papers should be no more than 8000 words, inclusive of notes and bibliography, prepared for anonymous review, and accompanied by an abstract of no more than 100 words. Please provide a cover letter identifying your paper as a submission for the special issue “Medical Biotechnologies.” The deadline for submissions is 15 March 2009.

Papers should be submitted by electronic attachment in Word to Marin Gillis at Submissions should follow Hypatia guidelines (see Please address all correspondence, questions, and suggestions to Marin Gillis or Inmaculada de Melo-Martín at

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