Fall 2023 - Cultural Studies

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Torturous Etiquettes

Explores the “torture” of mannered behavior and the prevalence of etiquette as a theme in classical and contemporary Hollywood and European cinema.

Poetics of the Local

Considers how Irish poets have drawn on discourses of locality to articulate new forms of place and belonging amid Ireland’s transforming global identity.

Haight-Ashbury, Psychedelics, and the Birth of Acid Rock

Illuminates the beginnings, downfall, and legacy of the acid-inspired, spontaneous, and playful approach to life and music in Haight-Ashbury from 1964–1967.

Bay Lodyans

Considers how popular Haitian films not only provide entertainment but also help audiences in Haiti and the diaspora think through daily challenges.

Works like a Charm

Breaks the spell of economic thought by interrogating the widespread language and logic of “incentives” in public life from a Lacanian perspective.

Spanish American Literature in the Age of Machines and Other Essays

Brings together and makes available in English for the first time some of Ángel Rama’s most important essays.

Critical Theory from the Margins

Putting at work a negative pedagogy centered around learning from unlearning, problematizes and boldly challenges today's culturalist discourses, camouflaged racisms, and masked fascisms.

Win or Die

This entertaining and accessible guide shows readers how to turn danger into opportunity, even when dragons threaten.

Italian Trans Geographies

Provides a remapping of Italian and Italian American culture by retracing trans and gender-variant experiences within Italy and along diasporic routes.

Damned Agitator

By Michael Gold
Edited by Patrick Chura
Introduction by Patrick Chura
Subjects: Literature

The most comprehensive collection of writings by an important twentieth-century radical writer.

Reclaiming Time

Offers an interdisciplinary feminist framework for conceptualizing time and temporal justice as a form of reparation.

The Republican Hero

Explores the question of whether heroes matter in the modern republic.

Masculine Pregnancies

Examines literary depictions of “mannish” pregnant women and metaphors of male pregnancy to reframe the relationship between creativity and gender in modernism.