This conference seeks to explore and explicate the critical potential that theories of affect, intersectionality, and the body hold in store for the study of masculinities.
The second annual TAMUG Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Higher Education draws its theme from critic Sara Ahmed’s On Being Included: Racism and Diversity in Institutional Life (Duke UP, 2012), which describes the challenges that diversity advocates and practitioners face as they work “with as well as in the gap between words and deeds” to advance diversity and inclusion at a variety of institutions (Ahmed 140).
Unlikely Archives and (Un)documented Transactions In Italian Americana
CCWH Catherine Prelinger Memorial Award 2018
The journal Religions (ISSN 2077-1444) is currently running a Special Issue entitled "Sexuality and Greco-Roman Religions". Professor Marguerite Johnson (The University of Newcastle, Australia) is serving as Guest Editor.
The overarching aim of this volume is to bring scholars from across the globe to engage with this topic from a variety of methodologies and theoretical perspectives. The creation of innovative approaches to the role of sexuality in Greek and Roman religion, cult, worship and belief is the focus. [...]
27th January 2019
Venue: Queens hotel, City Square, Leeds, LS1 1PJ
Leeds, United Kingdom
Mark Twain and Gender
Although Mark Twain’s writing shows a partiality toward masculine experiences and perspectives, critical scholarship in the last 20 years or so has chipped away at the masculine critical bias. The Mark Twain Circle seeks proposals for papers that pursue these gender investigations further, re-interpreting representations of masculinity, femininity, or cross-dressing in the writings of Mark Twain or the influence of gendered social conventions on the life of Samuel Clemens.
Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) 7th International Conference
Bridging Gaps: Where is Ethical Glamour in Celebrity Culture?
July 1 – 3, 2018