Brazil: two ex-police charged with murder of lesbian activist politician Marielle Franco and her driver — Listening to Lesbians

Two former police officers have been arrested over the murder of the Rio de Janeiro councillor Marielle Franco, two days before the first anniversary of her death, which prompted international outrage. Franco, a groundbreaking politician who was born in one of Rio’s largest favelas and became a voice for disadvantaged people in the city, was … More Brazil: two ex-police charged with murder of lesbian activist politician Marielle Franco and her driver — Listening to Lesbians

On queer feminist parenting, latinidad, cissexism, abuelas, and heartbreak — Dr. Jessica N. Pabón-Colón

When I was about four years old, my mother and I relocated to North Tonawanda, NY from Boston, MA. From the age of about 5, I spent my summers living in Roslindale with my maternal abuela (wela) so that I could spend time with my father (and his “extended” family) and my mother’s “extended” family. […] … More On queer feminist parenting, latinidad, cissexism, abuelas, and heartbreak — Dr. Jessica N. Pabón-Colón

Gender, Place and Culture Welcomes New Interim Managing Editor: Dr. Margaret Walton-Roberts — Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography

Today’s post comes from our new Interim Managing Editor, Dr. Margaret Walton-Roberts. Please join us in welcoming her and thanking her for taking over the role until June 30th, 2019. *** As of the beginning of this year, I assumed the role of interim Managing Editor at Gender, Place and Culture (GPC). I volunteered to […] … More Gender, Place and Culture Welcomes New Interim Managing Editor: Dr. Margaret Walton-Roberts — Gender, Place and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography

Trans*historicities — Duke University Press News

The most recent issue of TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, “Trans*historicities,” edited by Leah DeVun and Zeb Tortorici, is now available. This issue offers a theoretical and methodological imagining of what constitutes trans* before the advent of the terms that scholars generally look to for the formation of modern conceptions of gender, sex, and sexuality. What … More Trans*historicities — Duke University Press News

Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in Global Studies — Gender/Sexuality Academic Funding Opportunities

Deadline: January 6 Length: Tenure-track Comments: Seeking applicants “with research specialization in global studies, including areas such as global inequality, migration, transnationalism, global health, global communication, environment/sustainability, human rights and global perspectives on issues of identity, gender, race and ethnicity.” URL: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/790/cw/en-us/job/492951/assistant-professor-area-and-global-studies-brooks-college-of-interdisciplinary-studies via Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in Global Studies — Gender/Sexuality Academic Funding … More Grand Valley State University Assistant Professorship in Global Studies — Gender/Sexuality Academic Funding Opportunities

Call for Proposals: South Atlantic Quarterly — Duke University Press News

The South Atlantic Quarterly is accepting proposals for thematic special issues through January 31, 2019. Themes should be in line with those of journal issues published in recent years, including critical race studies, feminist and queer theory, analyses of contemporary capital and labor, social and liberation movements, critical theory, and environmental humanities. Funds are available … More Call for Proposals: South Atlantic Quarterly — Duke University Press News

Job opportunity: Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Community-Engaged Research in Community Development — POLLEN

The University of Kentucky Department of Community & Leadership Development (UK-CLD) seeks candidates to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Community-Engaged Research in Community Development. … More Job opportunity: Tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Community-Engaged Research in Community Development — POLLEN

Call for applications, deadline January 31st – Antipode’s 7th Institute for the Geographies of Justice — AntipodeFoundation.org

Antipode’s 7th Institute for the Geographies of Justice Antipode’s 7th Institute for the Geographies of Justice (IGJ) will take place in Mexico City, Mexico, from June 17th to 21st 2019. To date, Antipode had hosted six Institutes for the Geographies of Justice (IGJ): Athens, Georgia, USA (2007), Manchester, UK (2009), Athens, Georgia, USA (2011), Durban, … More Call for applications, deadline January 31st – Antipode’s 7th Institute for the Geographies of Justice — AntipodeFoundation.org