Call for Papers

  • Caroline Veronica Faria Department of Geography and the Environment, The University of Texas at Austin
Keywords: Care, COVID-19, feminist geography, social reproduction, mental health


Somewhere deep in the heart of Texas a pandemic settles in, a son finally takes his nap, and a feminist geographer receives a call for papers.


Adeniyi Ogunyankin, Grace. 2019. “The city of our dream”: Owambe urbanism and low-income women’s resistance in Ibadan, Nigeria'. International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. 43(3), 423-441.

Bondi, Liz. 2005. Making connections and thinking through emotions: between geography and psychotherapy. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 30(4), 433-448.

Bonilla, Yarimar. 2020. The coloniality of disaster: Race, empire, and the temporal logics of emergency in Puerto Rico, USA. Political Geography, 102181.

Bonilla, Yarimar. 2020. The swarm of disaster. Political Geography, 102182.

Brennan, Denise E. 2004. Women work, men sponge, and everyone gossips: Macho men and stigmatized/ing women in a sex tourist town. Anthropological Quarterly 77(4), 705-733.

Caretta, Martina and Faria, Caroline. 2020. Time and care in the “lab” and the “field”: Slow mentoring and feminist research in Geography, Geographical Review. Early view. DOI: 10.1111/gere.12369.

Christian, Jenna Marie and Lorraine Dowler. 2019. Slow and fast violence. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 18(5), 1066-1075.

Cowen, Deborah. 2014. The deadly life of logistics: Mapping violence in global trade. U of Minnesota Press.

Crenshaw, Kimberlé. 1990. Mapping the margins: Intersectionality, identity politics, and violence against women of color. Stanford Law Review 43, 1241-1299

Daigle, Michelle. 2018. Embodying relational accountability in settler colonial contexts. In, Lindsay Naylor, Michelle Daigle, Sofia Zaragocin, Margaret Marietta Ramírez, & Mary Gilmartin. Interventions: bringing the decolonial to Political Geography. Political Geography 66, 199-209.

Daley, Patricia. Rescuing African bodies: celebrities, consumerism and neoliberal humanitarianism. Review of African Political Economy 40, no. 137 (2013): 375-393.

De Silva, Menusha. 2018. Making the emotional connection: transnational eldercare circulation within Sri Lankan-Australian transnational families. Gender, Place & Culture, 25(1), 88-103.

Desai, Jigna. 2016. Contesting Neural Citizenship: Feminist Crip of Color Neuroculture. Paper presented at the University of Texas at Austin, March.

Domosh, Mona & Joni Seager. 2001. Putting Women in Place: Feminist Geographers Make Sense of the World. New York, USA: Guilford Press.

Enloe, Cynthia. 2004. ‘Gender’ is not enough: the need for a feminist consciousness. International Affairs, 80(1), 95–97.

England, Kim (ed). 2005. Who will mind the baby?: Geographies of childcare and working mothers. Routledge.

Elledge, Annie, Faria, Caroline, Whitesell, Dominica. -- Building a fun, feminist and forward space together: Our research and mentoring collective. In Banu Gökarıksel, Michael Hawkins, Christopher Neubert & Sara Smith. Feminist Geography Unbound: Intimacy, Territory and Embodied Power. West Virginia Press. [In Press]

Falola, Bisola. 2016. Imagining adulthood from the CC terraces. PhD diss.

Faria, Caroline & Sharlene Mollett. 2020. “We didn’t have time to sit still and be scared”: The postcolonial intersectionalities of critical geography.” Dialogues in Human Geography. 10(1) 23–29.

Gilmore, Ruth Wilson. 2020. COVID-19: Decarceration and abolition. An evening with Ruth Wilson Gilmore. Hosted by Naomi Murakawa. Haymarket Books. April 16.

Gregson, Nicky, and Michelle Lowe. 2005. Servicing the middle classes: class, gender and waged domestic work in contemporary Britain. Routledge.

Hallman, Bonnie C. 1999. The transition into eldercare: An uncelebrated passage. In, Elizabeth Kenworthy Teather (eds.) Embodied Geographies: Space, Bodies and Rites of Passage. Routledge, London, pp. 208-23.

Hanson, Susan & Geraldine Pratt. 1995. Gender, Work, and Space. London; New York: Routledge.

Hopkins, Peter. 2004. Young Muslim men in Scotland: Inclusions and exclusions, Children’s Geographies, 2(2), 257-272.

Hopkins, Peter. 2020. Social geography III: Committing to social justice. Progress in Human Geography. 0309132520913612.

Jabbar, Huriya. 2018. Charter schools’ ‘Uberization’ of teaching profession hurts kids too. The Hill. October 17.

Kafer, Alison. 2013. Feminist, queer, crip. Indiana University Press.

Katz, Cindi. 2001. Vagabond capitalism and the necessity of social reproduction. Antipode. 33(4), 709 -728.

Katz, Cindi. 2001. On the grounds of globalization: A topography for feminist political engagement. Signs: Journal of women in culture and society. 26(4), 1213-1234.

Kinyanjui, Mary N. 2014. Women and the informal economy in urban Africa: From the margins to the centre. Zed Books Ltd.

Kirk, Gwyn. & Margo Okazawa-Rey. 2020. Gendered Lives: Intersectional Perspectives. (7th Edition). Oxford UK/New York: Oxford University Press.

Lawson, Victoria. 2010. Reshaping economic geography? Producing spaces of inclusive development. Economic Geography. 86(4): 351–360.

Lowe, Michelle & Nicky Gregson. 1989. Nannies, cooks, cleaners, au pairs... New issues for feminist geography? Area 21(4), 414-417.

MacLeavy, Julie, Susan Roberts, & Kendra Strauss. 2016. Feminist inclusions in economic geography: What difference does difference make? Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space, 48(10), 2067-2071.

Massey, Doreen. 1994. Space, Place, and Gender. University of Minnesota Press: Minneapolis MN.

McDowell, Linda. 1991. Life without father and Ford: The new gender order of Post-Fordism. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers. 16(4), 400-419.

McDowell, Linda. 2015. Roepke lecture in economic geography—the lives of others: body work, the production of difference, and labor geographies. Economic Geography, 91(1), 1-23.

McDowell, Linda. 2016. Reflections on feminist economic geography: Talking to ourselves? Environment and Planning A: Economy and Space 48(10), 2093-2099.

McKittrick, Katherine. 2013. Plantation futures. Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism 17(3(42)), 1-15.

Mollett, Sharlene. 2014. A modern paradise: Garifuna land, labor, and displacement-in-place. Latin American Perspectives, 41(6), 27-45.

Mollett, Sharlene. 2015. “Displaced futures”: indigeneity, land struggle, and mothering in Honduras. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 3(4), 678-683.

Mollett, Sharlene. 2019. The making of residential tourism space: Land, servitude and embodied histories in Panama. Social & Cultural Geography Plenary. AAG meetings, Washington D.C., April.

Moore, Leonard. 2020. Lecture 1: Freedom? (July 6) History of the Black experience: For University of Texas faculty and staff. [Accessed July 6.]

Moraga, Cherríe & Gloria Anzaldúa, eds. 1981. This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Persephone Press.

Morrison, Carey-Ann, Esther Woodbury, Lynda Johnston, and Robyn Longhurst. 2020. Disabled people's embodied and emotional geographies of (not) belonging in Aotearoa New Zealand. Health & Place, 62, 102283.

Mountz, Alison, Anne Bonds, Becky Mansfield, Jenna Loyd, Jennifer Hyndman, Margaret Walton-Roberts, Ranu Basu, Rita Whitson et al. 2015. For slow scholarship: A feminist politics of resistance through collective action in the neoliberal university. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies 14(4), 1235-1259.

Mullings, Beverley. 2005. Women Rule? Globalization and the feminization of managerial and professional workspaces in the Caribbean. Gender Place and Culture. 12(1), 1–27.

Nagar, Richa, Victoria Lawson, Linda McDowell & Susan Hanson. 2002. Locating globalization: feminist (re) readings of the subjects and spaces of globalization. Economic Geography, 78(3), 257-284.

Nast, Heidi. J. 2015. The machine-phallus: Psychoanalyzing the geopolitical economy of masculinity and race. Psychoanalytic Inquiry, 35(8), 766-785.

Oswin, Natalie. 2020. An other geography. Dialogues in Human Geography. 10(1), 9-18.

Pratt, Geraldine. 1999. From registered nurse to registered nanny: Discursive geographies of Filipina domestic workers in Vancouver, BC. Economic Geography 75(3), 215 – 236.

Raghuram, Parvati. 2019. Race and feminist care ethics: intersectionality as method. Gender, Place & Culture 26(5), 613-637.

Raghuram, Parvati, Clare Madge & Pat Noxolo. 2009. Rethinking responsibility and care for a postcolonial world. Geoforum 40(1), 5-13.

Ramírez, Maggie M. 2018. Reckoning with decolonial praxis. In, Lindsay Naylor, Michelle Daigle, Sofia Zaragocin, Margaret Marietta Ramírez, & Mary Gilmartin. Interventions: bringing the decolonial to Political Geography. Political Geography 66, 199-209.

Reese, Ashanté M. 2018 “We will not perish; we’re going to keep flourishing”: Race, food access, and geographies of self‐reliance. Antipode 50(2), 407-424.

Roberts, Susan M. 2014. Containers. In, Nigel Thrift, Adam Tickell, and Steve Woolgar (eds.) Globalization in Practice. pp. 84-88. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Roberts, Susan M. 2015. Book Review Symposium: David Harvey’s Seventeen contradictions and the end of Capitalism. Human Geography. 8(2), 86-92.

Roberts, Susan M. 2018. In honor of Doreen Massey. Memorial lecture presented at the Annual American Association of Geography meetings, Boston, April 8.

Roy, Ananya. 2011. Slumdog cities: Rethinking subaltern urbanism. International journal of urban and regional research, 35(2), 223-238.

Scheba, Suraya. 2020. Covid-19 and the virulence of global capitalism – the poor are on the frontline. Maverick, March 30. [Accessed April 12].

Schurr, Carolin, Martin Müller & Nadja Imhof. 2020. Who Makes Geographical Knowledge? The Gender of Geography’s Gatekeepers. The Professional Geographer, 1-15.

Secor, Anna. 2013. Urban geography plenary lecture topological city. Urban Geography, 34(4), 430-444.

Sudbury, Julia. & Margo Okazawa-Rey. 2009. Activist scholarship: Antiracism, feminism, and social change. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers.

Smith, Christen A. 2016. Afro-paradise: blackness, violence, and performance in Brazil. University of Illinois Press.

Torres, Rebecca. 2018. A crisis of rights and responsibility: feminist geopolitical perspectives on Latin American refugees and migrants. Gender, Place & Culture, 25(1), 13-36.

Williams, Allison. 2002. Changing geographies of care: employing the concept of therapeutic landscapes as a framework in examining home space. Social science & medicine, 55(1), 141-154.

Williams, Jill M. “COVID-related impacts on STEM”. In process research. University of Arizona.

Wright, M. (2006) Disposable Women and Other Myths of Global Capitalism. Routledge.

Yeoh, Brenda S.A & Shirlena Huang. 2014. Cosmopolitan beginnings? Transnational healthcare workers and the politics of carework in Singapore. The Geographical Journal. 181(3), 249 –258.
How to Cite
Faria, C. (2020). Call for Papers. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 19(2), 413-423. Retrieved from