Panel at annual meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century
Studies in Montreal, March 30 - April 2 2006.
"In And Out Around The Academy" (Roundtable) (Gay and Lesbian Caucus)
This panel seeks personal narratives and reflections on job experiences
which will generate discussion of the practical issues of professional
life for our constituency.
Possible topics might include:
* Strategies for coping -- maybe even flourishing -- as queers in the
* Homophobia in the department or administration.
* Queer-exile at small institutions in the middle of nowhere.
* Advantages and, perhaps, pitfalls of using queerness to establish
* Being straight in queer studies.
* Straight eye for the queer guy and gal: pressures to pass.
Papers might raise questions such as:
* How vulnerable are we before tenure? After?
* Do our CVs out us?
* Should we out ourselves in interviews?
* How does our sexuality inform our teaching and our scholarship?
* Are we ghettoized, are we tokens, or does that matter?
* Are we no longer fashionable? Is queer studies passť?
Send proposals to both panel organizers: Derrick Miller
([log in to unmask]) and Aurora Wolfgang ([log in to unmask]) by
Friday, September 16, 2005.
The German Studies Call for Papers List
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