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Afterlife in the African Diaspora: A Seminar/Workshop

 (Abstracts 5/15/15;papers 10/1/15;conf 11/13-15/15)

South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference

contact email: hendersm@email.unc.edu AND hgmelton@ncsu.edu

This seminar/workshop seeks to spark a critical conversation about how historical subjects and historical texts within the African Diaspora get re-fashioned, re-animated, and re-articulated, as well as parodied, nostalgized, and defamiliarized, to establish an afterlife for African Atlantic identities and narratives. 322 more words

My Chapter on Tennyson and Melville is Out!

My chapter, “The Queer, Statistical Kinship of Tennyson and Melville” is finally out! Read a PDF here or see a preview on Google Books. 24 more words

Eve Kosofsky Sedwick

New publication: Eccentricity and Sameness

«‘Eccentricity and Sameness ’adds a new chapter to the history of same-sex relations between women in modern Europe. Shedding light on Italy’s dark sexual past, Ross explores multiple discursive realms, including sexology and literature, to show convincingly why the study of lesbianism matters.» (Laura Doan, Professor of Cultural History and Sexuality Studies, University of Manchester) 300 more words

Women's Studies

In contemporary American queer studies, not only is there a metropolitan bias in thinking about queer location but a coastal one as well, and we have yet to address the limitations of narrowly ascribing queer culture(s) to concentrated geographic areas and political spheres.

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CFP - Queer and Gender Area, POPCAANZ conf (NZ)

Papers that address issues of sexuality and/or gender in relation to popular culture are invited for the Queer and Gender Area at the 6th Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference. 38 more words


CFP - Special Issue of TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses


Editors: Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson (University of Melbourne), Dr. Dallas J. Baker (Southern Cross University)

This special issue of TEXT reflects and builds on Australia Queer, a pioneering collection of queer writing. 290 more words


Goodbye to the Chilean queen

On Friday 23 January the Chilean writer, artist and activist Pedro Lemebel died of cancer. One of the most important and provocative queer voices of Latin America, Lemebel’s anti-establishment writings and performances are landmark works. 1,141 more words