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Volume 29, Number 2, Summer 2017


Table of Contents



  • Aligned Across Difference: Structural Injustice, Sex Work, and Human Trafficking, Corinne Schwarz, Emily J. Kennedy, and Hannah E. Britton
  • Nicki Minaj and the Changing Politics of Hip-Hop: Real Blackness, Real Bodies, Real Feminism?, Margaret Hunter and Alhelí Cuenca
  • “I’m a Motherfuckin’ Monster!”: Play, Perversity, and Performance of Nicki Minaj,  Seth Cosimini
  • Feminine Subjects and the Emasculated State: Performances of Gender in Pakistan’s Red Mosque Movement, Khanum Shaikh
  • Discursive Presence through Group Anonymity: Ethnonational Belonging, Gender, Sexuality, and Activism in the Republic of Armenia, Nelli Sargsyan
  • When Feminist Falls in Love with Queer: Dan Mei Culture as a Transnational Apparatus of Love,  Charlie Yi Zhang
  • Queering the Homeland: Chicanidad, Racialized Homophobia, and the Political Economy of Homopatriarchy, René Esparza
  • Identity and Cross-Cultural Empathy: Writing to Sister Maryagnes Curran, O.S.F., Suzanne Bost
  • Antipolygamy Narratives after 9/11: Writing and Rewriting the Abduction of Elizabeth Smart, Heather Hillsburg


Book Reviews

  • A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire by Hiram Pérez, reviewed by Ronak K. Kapadia
  • Feminist Ethnography: Thinking Through Methodologies, Challenges, and Possibilities by Dána-Ain Davis and Christa Craven, reviewed by Erin L. Durban-Albrecht
  • Gut Feminism by Elizabeth Wilson, reviewed by Rebekah Sheldon



Alexis Pauline Gumbs

  • Black Daughter/Father Poetics: Beyond Patriarchal Longing