Call for Commissioned Artwork – Research on Diversity in Youth Literature, Special Issue on “Queer Futurities”

Call for Commissioned Artwork – Research on Diversity in Youth Literature, Special Issue on “Queer Futurities” The special guest editors of Research on Diversity in Youth Literature (RDYL) are currently seeking original cover art created by either an undergraduate or graduate student at San Diego State University to include on their special issue on “Queer … Continue reading Call for Commissioned Artwork – Research on Diversity in Youth Literature, Special Issue on “Queer Futurities”

Call for Papers: Research on Diversity in Youth Literature 2.1 – Special Issue on Queer Futurities in Youth Literature

  Call for Papers: Research on Diversity in Youth Literature 2.1 - Special Issue on Queer Futurities in Youth Literature RDYL 2.1 will be guest edited by Dr. Angel Daniel Matos (San Diego State University) and Dr. Jon Michael Wargo (Boston College). RYDL is a peer-reviewed, online, open-access journal hosted by St. Catherine University’s Master … Continue reading Call for Papers: Research on Diversity in Youth Literature 2.1 – Special Issue on Queer Futurities in Youth Literature

Trading Spaces: Gay Markers of Urbanity and NBC’s Will & Grace

In her discussion on “Queer in the Great City,” Julie Abraham exemplifies the ontological associations that exist between homosexuality and urbanity. Abraham argues that queer people are culturally approached as signifiers that represent the differences between urban and rural spaces, and more specifically, she claims that their very presence “marks a place as properly urban” … Continue reading Trading Spaces: Gay Markers of Urbanity and NBC’s Will & Grace