UPDATE: Gay Masculinity (grad) (2/16/07; (dis)junctions, 4/6/07-4/7/07)
(dis)junctions 2007: Malappropriation Nation
April 6th and 7th 2007
Call for Papers: humanities and social
sciences University of California Riversideâ€™s
Fourteenth Annual Graduate Humanities Conference
Abstract deadline: 2/16/07
This is a call for papers that address the topic of gay masculinity. Can there be such a thing, or rather, are there many types of masculinities or is there only one masculinity? Must a gay masculinity (which is usually labeled as inadequate or excessive) always be defined against the heteronormative definition of what is masculine ? Academic pieces that consider these topics, and others of the same theme, are welcome.
Abstracts no longer than 250 words should be e-mailed to:
â€œPlrand25_at_hotmail.comâ€ by February 16, 2007. Please put the text in the body of the message, not as an attachment.
We are pleased to announce that this yearâ€™s keynote speakers are Bonnie Zimmerman and Karen Tongson. Bonnie Zimmerman comes to us from San Diego State University where she is associate vice President for Faculty Affairs. She is well-known for her published work in Feminist and Lesbian studies, along with extensive articles and lectures on topics such as and author George Elliot. Karen Tongson is Assistant Professor of English and Gender Studies at the University of Southern California. She has published essays on topics ranging from Thomas Moore's Irish Melodies, to dyke film-maker and provocateur Lynne Chan's JJ Chinois projects. Her current work focuss on emergent queer of color suburban imaginaries.
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