Porto, February, 14th, 2017 (CEAUP). The review Africana Studia is calling for papers on the theme “women’s struggles in the African and Middle Eastern/East cinema”

On the 12th and 13th May 2016 the Centro de Estudos Africanos da Universidade do Porto (CEAUP) organized an international conference on the topic “Women’s struggles in the African and Middle Eastern cinema”. This conference followed other activities the CEAUP has developed in recent years around the topic, such as the conference Cinema and Society – in the Sahel and the Mediterranean – in 2005, the film Series francophone Cinema – in 2011 and the film Series about Africa – in 2012

This year, CEAUP is organizing an issue of the review Africana Studia on the same topic. This issue seeks to explore the following subthemes:
• women in social conflicts and movements;
• women and war films;
• filmmakers: “She” according to “Her”;
• gender representations;
• making, production and distribution of films in Africa and the Middle East.

For this issue, the review Africana Studia is calling for papers which should be sent before the 30th April, and they should abide by its editorial and reference norms.