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Fandom Report for June 28, 2017: Heading out to Anime Expo!

I’ll be presenting at Anime Expo and reporting from there for JAMS Anime. Check Twitter for more updates from Los Angeles starting on Friday! 129 more words


This week in links: Wheelchair burlesque, terrible art, and floating asexual islands

Jacqueline Boxx, aka Miss Disa-Burly-Tease, is a burlesque performer that dances in her wheelchair. See her performances here.

Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture… 30 more words

This Week In Links

Notes: Eric H. Newman, "Ephemeral Utopias: Queer Cruising, Literary Form, and Diasoporic Imagination in Claude McKay's Home in Harlem and Banjo"

Newman, Eric H. (2015). Ephemeral utopias: Queer cruising, literary form, and diasporic imagination in Claude McKay’s Home to Harlem and Banjo. Callaloo: A Journal of African Diaspora Arts and Letters, 38(1), 167-185. 321 more words


Queer Studies and Religion in Africa

The journal Scholar & Feminist Online has recently published a special issue on the theme Queer/Religion, guest edited by Elizabeth Castelli. I contributed an article entitled, “ 95 more words


Mysterious Skin (2004)

Gregg Araki’s Mysterious Skin: Independence, Rebellion and Social Engagement

Queer director Gregg Araki’s 2004 adaptation of Scott Hein’s 1995 Book Mysterious Skin of the same name is an example of the controversial and lengthy cinematic endeavours by the the ‘father’ of the so-called New Queer Cinema. 797 more words

My Review of Bettyville By George Hodgman

My review of George Hodgman’s memoir Bettyville has been published in the journal Western American Literature. Here is an excerpt:

In Bettyville, New York book editor George Hodgman returns to his native, rural northern Missouri home to care for his elderly mother. 196 more words

Queer Studies

#NeMLA17 #S306: "Transformation Sequences in Comics," Thu Mar 23, 4:30 PM in Dover A

On Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 4:30 PM, I will be chairing the session “Masks, Mutations, and Metamorphoses: Transformation Sequences in Comics,” at the 2017 Baltimore meeting of the Northeast Modern Language Association, organized by my colleague Rafael Ponce-Cordero at Keene State College. 184 more words

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