The University of San Francisco's Center for Asia Pacific Studies is pleased to announce a call for papers for the fall 2017 issue of Asi
Emergent research into happiness is still largely situated in fields such as sociology, psychology, and neuroscience. Traditionally the uncontested domain of the Humanities, the question of “How should we live?” is too rarely approached in contemporary literary and cultural studies. Indeed, even in a thriving field such as affect studies, research still largely focuses on negative emotions, ugly feelings (Ngai), shame (Probyn), paranoia (Sedgwick), failure (Halberstam), and the cruelty of optimism (Berlant). But perhaps the critical tide is turning.
Dear learned list,
John Birtchnell has suggested that, in 1934, Marc Chagall depicted his clothed wife, holding a “large fan roughly in the position of the pubic triangle,” in
#QueerAF: (Re)presenting Gender & Sexuality in History & Cultural Studies
5th Annual Dean Hopper NEW SCHOLARS Conference
5-6 May 2017
The Ehinger Center, Drew University, Madison, NJ
“Queer” is such a simple, unassuming little word.