Call for contributions “Transgender Representation on Television” (Edited Collection, working title). Deadline: Sept 29, 2017.
Editors: Dr. Liora Elias (University of Minnesota, USA); Dr. Raechel Tiffe (Independent Scholar) Info for abstracts: Deadline September 29th; 250 word abstract – include name, title and affiliation Project: The last decade has brought changes for transgender people both on and off television. Just a decade ago, transgender people almost exclusively appeared on television as jokes, victims, or sex workers, almost always as one-dimensional, and almost entirely performed by cisgender actors. Today, we see the introduction of complex transgender characters, some of whom are played by transgender actors, many of whom have love interests, “good” jobs, and empathetic storylines....Read More