I became aware not long ago of a very cool call for papers for an edited volume, Being A Girl: Representations of Female and Feminism in Doctor Who:
The casting of Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor in 2017 caused a great uproar among Whovians. The casting of a woman in a traditionally male role brought forth supporters and critics. Questions fans asked included: Was the Doctor male? Would a woman change the series?
Whittaker - Season - Doctor - Time - Examination
With Whittaker now entering her second season as the Doctor, we believe it is time for a critical examination of women in Doctor Who. We are seeking proposals for an edited/peer reviewed collection on the role of women in Doctor Who which discuss how women have been portrayed in the series – classic Who and new Who. Topics for papers include, but are not limited to: companions as romantic...