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Day one

Well here is day one (yesterday being induction). I’m struck by what I’m assured by everyone is the uncertainty of the whole thing. I was emailing my supervisor yesterday, who in one of his responses asked me if I would write a book review for a big journal in the field. 263 more words


cfp: 2015 unc asheville queer studies conference

via cfp.english.upenn.edu:

“Navigating Normativities, Queering Institutions and Challenging Inequalities”
UNC Asheville Queer Studies Conference

contact email: qsconf@unca.edu, lhorvitz@unca.edu

Call for Papers
Abstract Deadline Monday, November 24, 2014…

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(Because my blog is usually suitable for all ages, I’m putting a disclaimer here that some of this post involves adult content involving some slurs and other strong language, so reader discretion is advised.) 1,610 more words

Transgender Studies Today: An Interview with Susan Stryker


Petra Dierkes-Thrun interviews Susan Stryker, leader of an unprecedented initiative in transgender studies at the University of Arizona, and one of two founding co-editors of the new journal… 4,247 more words

Crafting Hermaphroditism: Gale Wilhelm’s Lesbian Modernism in We Too Are Drifting

My new article “Crafting Hermaphroditism: Gale Wilhelm’s Lesbian Modernism inWe Too Are Drifting” has been published in the Summer 2014 edition of College Literature. Below are an abstract for the article and a link to Project Muse where the full article can be accessed through most college library subscriptions. 162 more words

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Canadian Literature Review of John M. Clum's "Something for the Boys"


More seriously, Clum’s version of Scylla and Charybdis reveals the limitations of his thinking about gay identity and its relation to culture.


                    ” offensively racist.”

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My Review of Returning to Reims By Didier Eribon

One of the most alarmingly overlooked issues facing lgbt politics is the impact of social and economic class divisions within the lgbt community. Today, as lgbt organizations increasingly promote the image of the upper middle class professional as the face of its campaign for rights, it is more important than ever that we understand the role social and economic class plays in the queer world as issues such as gentrification, homeless youth, and affordable healthcare affect the more vulnerable members of the community. 84 more words

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