(Revised) Call for Contributions for Edited Book on LGBTI Refugees

REVISED CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS FOR AN EDITED BOOK ON LGBTI REFUGEES We seek specific proposals for an edited book on LGBTI asylum seekers and refugees, which will be published by Springer. We have particular interest on the reasons behind LGBTI persons’ flight. The contributions shall investigate the motives that determine LGBTI persons to leave their countries of origin and seek sanctuary somewhere else, the actors […]

CFP – Bodies and their Boundaries: Biopolitical relations of “queer messmates in mortal play”

Bodies and their Boundaries: Biopolitical relations of “queer messmates in mortal play”  Organized by Colin Cahill (UC Irvine) and Christy Spackman (Harvey Mudd College) in association with the Science, Technology, and Medicine Interest Group of the Society for Medical Anthropology Recent political shifts in the United States, the European Union, and elsewhere have once again […]

Postdoc at Columbia University’s Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality

Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality, Columbia University The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality invites applications for a postdoctoral research scholar position to begin July 1, 2017. We seek an innovative scholar whose work focuses on gender and sexuality, is informed by feminist and queer theory, and is rigorously […]

Annie Wilkinson on “Latin America’s Gender Ideology Explosion”

Thrilled to report that Annie Wilkinson’s piece for AQA, “Latin America’s Gender Ideology Explosion,” is now live on Anthropology News!  As Wilkinson writes: “What’s been called part of the ‘global war’ to destroy marriage, ‘your latest right-wing conspiracy,’ and the driving idea behind the ‘anti-LGBT backlash in Latin America,’ but ‘doesn’t really exist’? Gender ideology. While it would […]

CFP – Queer Migrations 2: Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation ; Due 5/1/17

Queer Migrations 2: Illegalization, Detention, and Deportation Eithne Luibhéid and Karma R. Chávez, text co-editors, and Julio Salgado, arts editor Call for Proposals: May 1, 2017 deadline Overview: In recent decades, migrant detentions and deportations have skyrocketed—in the United States and around the world. At the same time, possibilities for acquiring legal status have been greatly […]

CFP: The PUBLIC HISTORIAN Seeks Articles on LGBTQ Public History, Due 4/26/17

In light of the LGTBQ theme study recently released by the National Park Service, The Public Historian invites proposals for articles to be published in a special issue of the journal on LGTBQ public history to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. A broad range of proposals focused on LGBTQ public history in North […]

AQA Website – Call for Syllabi & Images

The Association for Queer Anthropology is in the process of revamping and updating their website (www.queeranthro.org), and we would love your help! There are a few things we are looking and hoping for: Syllabi.  Our last call for syllabi (in 2015) yielded a number of fabulous syllabi on topics that intersect with anthropology, sexuality, and […]

AQA Call for Proposals: AAA 2017 in Washington DC, Due 4/14/17

The Association for Queer Anthropology welcomes proposals for sessions to be included in AQA’s program for the 116th AAA Annual Meetings to be held in Washington, DC, November 29–December 3, 2017. The AAA conference theme this year is ‘Anthropology Matters!’ As a politically engaged section, AQA promotes communication, encourages research, works to develop teaching materials, and […]

CFP – Finding the Future: Future as Analytic, Device, Object in Ethnography

American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting 2017 Washington, D.C. Nov. 29 – Dec. 3, 2017 Session Title: Finding the Future: Future as Analytic, Device, Object in Ethnography Organizers: Jessica Bray, Rice University, jlb11@rice.edu and Katie Ulrich, Rice University, kmu@rice.edu Invited discussant: Stuart McLean Abstract: In the midst of political and ecological upheavals, some people turn to […]

2017 KENNETH PAYNE STUDENT PRIZE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS (DEADLINE JUNE 1, 2017)

The Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize is presented each year by the Association for Queer Anthropology (AQA) to a graduate or undergraduate student in acknowledgment of outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans* topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined. The Prize includes a cash […]