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Editor: CarrieLynn D. Reinhard

Guest Editors: Yannick  M. Blec and Anne Cremieux

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Editorial Introduction: Beyond Sociodemographics

CARRIELYNN D. REINHARD

SPECIAL ISSUE: Queering Blackness

Introduction to the Special Issue

YANNICK M. BLEC and ANNE CREMIEUX (GUEST EDITORS)

The Queer Spaces of Black Dance Music

CLAUDE CHASTAGNER

Everybody Needs a Safe Place: An Interview with Damon Percy

CLAUDE CHASTAGNER

Whatever Liberation Looks Like, Dance Is One of the Tools: An Interview with Takiyah Nur Amin

CLAUDE CHASTAGNER

"You Bitches Wouldn't Get It": Queer Ludonarrativity in Lil Nas X's "Late To Da Party (F*CK BET)"

LAURON KEHRER

From Shadows to Spotlight: Exploring Black Queer Aesthetics and Politics in the Works of Lil Nas X and Danez Smith

GLENN SMITH and MATHIEU PERROT

Harmony of Self: L'Marco's Ode to Awareness

GLENN SMITH

Young M.A: Queering Blackness in the Classroom

ÉMILIE SOUYRI

 

"I Never Hesitated": A Quare Analysis of Rap Non-Binary Identity in Lil Uzi Vert's 032c Interview

MELVIN L. WILLIAMS and CHRISTIN SMITH

The Marketing of a Voguing Icon: How Leiomy Maldonado Became the Face of Black Opal’s 2021 Campaign

FRÉDÉRIC HERBIN

 

Quare Representations In Absentia: Non-Binary Black Characterization(s) in Video Games

LAURA GOUDET

 

Queering Lafayette: Adapting and Subverting the Black Sissy Trope in True Blood

ELIZABETH MULLEN

ARTICLES: Regular Submissions

The Commodification of Bodies in Women’s Rap

CHLOE CASSIDY

 

“I, Baby Raccoon”: Jeff VanderMeer and Performed Identity Networks

AUBREY DICKENS

 

The Repression of Sexuality, the Incitation of Sublimity: Discussion of Sex and Pleasure in the Music of The Pretty Reckless

FEI JIA

 

Cryptids and Historical Memory: The Asserted Antecedents of the Michigan Dogman

DANIEL McMAHON

 

Popular Culture and Liberatory Transformation: Manuel Puig’s Kiss of the Spider Woman, the Biopolitics of Fascism, and Argentinian Socioeconomics

CARLOS TKACZ

ARTICLES: Student Submissions

The De-Animating of an Ideology: The Mockery and Celebration of the Disney Ideology as Experienced Through Cognitive Dissonance in Disney’s Enchanted

RACHEL HARLESS

 

Kenobi: Star Wars Fan Films and How Embodiment Influences Fan Perspectives on Canon

DAVIT HOVAKIMIAN

Scholarship Bites

Humor-Driven Test Prep: Helping Students Study Via In-Class Game Shows

MATTHEW T. MCKEAGUE

REVIEWS

The Popular Culture Studies Journal Reviews: Introduction

CHRISTOPHER J. OLSON

 

Book Reviews

Multimedia Reviews

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