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TEMPER: a new interdisciplinary journal for graduate students

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:14am
Women and Gender Studies Graduate Student Union
deadline for submissions: 
Wednesday, June 15, 2022

TEMPER: A Women and Gender Studies Graduate Journal

 

The Women and Gender Studies Graduate Student Union at the University of Toronto is pleased to introduce TEMPER, a new journal featuring interdisciplinary scholarship by graduate students.

 

TEMPER is a space where graduate students and their work can shine. We strive to provide  greater opportunities in graduate professional development, scholarship, and community development within the feminist university community.

 

Ventana 4: Decolonial Dialogues from within and beyond the Global Margins

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:14am
Ventana Conference on Latin America
deadline for submissions: 
Friday, June 24, 2022

4th Ventana Conference on Latin America: 

Decolonial Dialogues from, within and beyond the Global Margins

 

5th-7th October 2022

University of York, United Kingdom

 

Centering Blackness in Fan Studies

updated: 
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 - 7:13am
Transformative Works and Cultures
deadline for submissions: 
Sunday, January 1, 2023

This special issue centers Blackness in fandom studies. Fandom studies has gestured toward race generally, and Blackness in particular, from its alleged white center while always keeping race at its margin. It has largely co-opted the language of race, difference, and diversity from the margins and recentered it around white geeks and white women. Indeed, fandom studies has done lots of things—except deal with its race problem. But as Toni Morrison (1975) asserts, that is the work of racism: it keeps those at the margins busy, trying to prove that they deserve a seat at the center table.