13th ESSE CONFERENCE National University of Ireland, Galway (Ireland), 22-26 August 2016. CFP: SEMINAR ON “GLOBALIZATION AND VIOLENCE” Conveners: Pilar Cuder-Domínguez (U of Huelva, Spain, firstname.lastname@example.org) Cinta Ramblado-Minero (U of Limerick, Ireland, email@example.com) One of the characteristics of postmodernity is the global flow of people, goods, capital, and information within a single system […]
Hi all: I am working on an ongoing project concerning representations of violence between women in Caribbean literature and film. At this time, I would appreciate any Caribbean film titles that feature woman-on-woman violence. Thank you in advance, Amy King The Department of English The University of Mississippi
Saturday, 3:30-4:45 Panel Description This panel has emerged in response to the recent public protests in Delhi against the rape of a 23 year old medical student on 16 December 2012. On the one hand, the widespread protests against the rape of a Hindu woman by Hindu men has produced new possibilities of public resistance […]
The book examines little known and forgotten writings by Magnus Hirschfeld, the influential sexologist who is best known today for his homosexual activism, transgender work and founding of the world’s first Institute of Sexual Science in 1919. Arguing that negative experiences, as much as affirmative subculture formation, shaped a collective sense of modern same-sex identity, it reveals the gendered and racialized limits of the emerging homosexual rights movement in the West.
A reading of Beowulf that theorizes Heorot as a cultural reliquary, in so doing troubling the more standard readings of this poem as a series of episodes and digressions, in favor of focusing more on the as-yet inadequately examined queer temporalities of human experiences in the world that are embedded within the feast hall and the poem that contains it.
This article examines the performativity of novelistic discourse in order to propose a different set of terms for understanding the circulation of the novel around the world than those that are based on the referential form/content model.
Short paper presented for MLA 2019 Session 417 – “Critical Computation: What’s Next?”
African American literature, racial violence, performance theory, LGBT