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Open Rivers: Rethinking Water, Place & Community invites submissions for the Spring 2022 issue on Women & Water. For authors interested in peer review, abstract submissions are due August 20, 2021. For all other articles, abstract submissions are due September 17, 2021. Read the full call for submissions here.
On local and global scales, concerns about our water systems emerge from many directions. This new issue approaches the question of the future of water from a different angle by exploring practices that move us toward desirable futures with water.
Issue Seventeen (Fall 2020) of Open Rivers was created in connection with the Mellon Environmental Stewardship, Place, and Community Initiative. Many of the pieces in this issue offer an implicit challenge: how might our ways of engaging environmental challenges change if we considered ourselves as related, if we considered the “natural world” as other-than-human relatives? How might this interconnectedness impact our relationships with the world around us and with each other?