Call For Papers: Special Issue on LGBT Studies and/or Queer Studies

book-stackRupkatha Journal on Interdisciplinary Studies in Humanities

Special Issue on LGBT Studies and/or Queer Studies
(Volume VI, Number 1, 2014)

Submissions pertaining to any aspect of LGBT studies and/or Queer Studies are solicited from postgraduate students, academics and activists. We are particularly interested in contributions that explore the representation and social construction of queer/LGBT people through interdisciplinary focus (literary, visual, media, sociological and so on).

Topics of interest include:
1. Analysing LGBT: medical, philosophical, psychological perspectives
2. LGBT representation in media/literature/art
2. Political and Social narratives exploring queer identities
3. Regional Case studies
4. AIDS/HIV Narratives
5. New Media and queer identity
6. Activism

We are also interested in short case studies, research notes and book reviews of recent books which explore queer issues or use queer approaches of analysis.

Papers should be between 3000-5000 words.
Case studies and notes can be between 1500-2500 words.
Book reviews should be between 1000-1200 words for single and/or double book reviews.

Style Sheet: APA

Please send your papers by: February 28, 2014 to and

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