Convergences

A note from the editor

Conference presenters are encouraged to submit their work to Convergences. SEACS’s peer-reviewed journal, Convergences, is currently accepting submissions until August 15.

Use the form below or email your papers to us for peer-review at worleypm (at) appstate.edu. Include “Convergences” in the subject line.

Paul M. Worley

Editorial Board

  • Ann González, UNCC
  • Javier García León, UNCC • Faculty BioORCID
  • Melissa Birkhofer, ASU
  • Paloma Fernández Sánchez, UNCC
  • Robert Reimer, UNCC

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Convergences 4.1

4.1 • 2024

Contemporary Native Nations Poetry: Systems of Oppression and Depictions of Addiction
Anna Gretz
Appalachian State University

The Ethos of Motherhood: Nominating Amy Coney Barrett and Kamala Harris
Aaron Toscano
UNC-Charlotte

Practical Transcendentalism for the Cult of True Womanhood
Janet Tuthill-Beam
Gardner-Webb University

Archive, Atlas, Histoire: Reading Godard, Warburg, and Langlois through Archival Theory
Alison Walsh
University of Florida

To Live Forever: Abject Horror in Donna Tartt’s The Secret History
Miranda Miller
Western Carolina University

Rudolph Fisher’s The Walls of Jericho as a Novel of Education, Beyond the Genre
Harish Chander
Independent Scholar

Ways of Belonging: Varying Indigenous Experiences with the Concepts of Home and Homeland
Ella Mayfield
Appalachian State University

Fact Meets Fiction: The Representation of Mental Health in the Contemporary Television Series “13 Reasons Why” and “You”
Zoë Takvorian
Independent Scholar

Mental Colonization: Fighting an Extension of Colonialism in the Americas through
Contemporary Chicanx and Indigenous Works

Lauren Perrone
Appalachian State University

Archives

Past Issues of Convergences

Convergences 3.1

3.1 • 2023

A MYSTERY MEMOIR: UNCOVERING THE SECRETS OF SCHATTEN, A POST-WII CAMP HODOLEIN MEMOIR
ANA-ISABEL ALIAGA-BUCHENAU
UNC-CHARLOTTE
JULES GEANEY-MOORE
UNC-CHARLOTTE
JOHN SULLIVAN
INDEPENDENT SCHOLAR

Convergences 2.1

2.1 • 2022 • Download all

TOWARD A FEMINIST LATINA MODE OF LITERARY ANALYSIS ON JULIA ALVAREZ’S HOW THE GARCIA GIRLS LOST THEIR ACCENTS
MELISSA D. BIRKHOFER
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY

C&C AND FANDOM SQUEE: CONSIDERING FANFICTION READER REVIEWS ON THE DATABASE ARCHIVE OF OUR OWN AS A MODEL FOR TEACHING POSITIVE CLASSROOM WRITING FEEDBACK
Jordan Frederick
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

SEEING THE CHIASM: PLACE THEORY AND ECOPHENOMENOLOGY
Grant McMillan
University of North Dakota

FRANZ BOAS’S AND JOHN ALDEN MASON’S ORAL FOLKLORE PROJECT IN PUERTO RICO (1914-1915): JIBARO FOLK TALES AND LESSONS
Rafael Ocasio
Agnes Scott College

“PORTALS TO OTHER WORLDS”: NONLINEAR TIME AND GENERATIONAL IDENTITY IN LEANNE HOWE’S MIKO KINGS
Zak Sheppard
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

WE, TOO”: THE IDENTITY FORMATION OF CARIBBEAN WOMEN
Tanya Jo Woodward
Gardner Webb University

Convergences 1.1

1.1 • 2021 • Download all

“STILL HIDDEN”: ACKNOWLEDGING THE INFLUENCES OF THE JUSTES’ HISTORIC HETEROTOPIA
Emma Rose Cowen
University of North Carolina Wilmington

“THE SCENE MOSCO”: CREATING EASTERN EUROPE FOR EARLY MODERN ENGLISH AUDIENCES IN JOHN FLETCHER’S THE LOYAL SUBJECT (1618)
Katja Pilhuj
The Citadel

“LIFE, UH, FINDS A WAY”: THE ARTIST’S VOICE IN THE OVERSTORY AS HUMANITY’S KEY TO SURVIVAL IN A WORLD THAT BELONGS TO THE TREES AND NATURE’S PRESENCE IN APOCALYPTIC HORROR
Diana New
Western Carolina University

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