The GLBTQ Studies Area of MAPACA welcomes proposals of relevance to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities. Proposals are encouraged on any medium and from any critical, contemporary, historic, or disciplinary perspective. While proposals on any topic are accepted, proposals for the Baltimore conference might also include:
*John Waters: The Life, Films, Art, Reception, Disruption, and/or Impact
*”Looking” Back: GLBTQ TV Representation
*Queering Reading Communities: MoM and the “Gay” Romance Narrative
*Manhunting on Grndr: Gay Social Apps
*GLBTQ Publishing Today
*Queering the Internet: The GLBTQ Web
*Sports and Gay/Lesbian Visibility
*The “Gayzing” Female: Agency or Appropriation?
*GLBTQ Representation in Contemporary Popular Culture
*Where are we Now: Gay vs. Queer Sensibilities?
*GLBTQ Media Coverage: From Suicides to Sports
*The GLBTQ Superhero/ine?
*HIV/AIDS and Erotic Writing
*The Violet Quill writers
*Popular GLBTQ romance novels/novelists
*GLBTQ comics/graphic novels/Yaoi
However, proposals addressing any topic of GLBTQ significance in popular or American culture are welcome. Please log in to the MAPACA website to submit a proposal. You can find directions at this URL:
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