Announcements

CFP: GLQ: SPECIAL ISSUE | Area Impossible: The Geopolitics of Queer Studies | Co-editors: Anjali Arondekar and Geeta Patel.

This special issue attempts to stage a much-needed conversation between two seemingly segregated field-formations: area studies and queer studies.

JOB OPPORTUNITY: Curator of African and Oceanic Art -- Art of Asia, Oceania and Africa

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston seeks an experienced professional for the position of Curator of African and Oceanic Art.  read more »

CONFERENCE: OCEANSCAPES cooperation across the Pacific, 22-26 April, 2014, University of Sydney

The Pacific Ocean covers one-third of the earth’s surface and contains thousands of islands. Yet, as Epeli Hau’ofa’s seminal paper about the ‘Sea of Islands’ shows, oceans are not a barrier, but highways to contact. This conference employs the concept of Oceanscapes from The Pacific Oceanscape Vision, introduced by President Anote Tong of Kiribati and endorsed by the Pacific Island Forum. It is a vision for cooperative conservation action and adaption to issues of climate change.  read more »