Spring 2023 - Cultural Studies
Ducktails, Drive-ins, and Broken Hearts
An unflinching look at the triumphs and tragedies of '50s rock and roll, from the biggest stars, like Chuck Berry and Carl Perkins, to those who barely grabbed the spotlight.
Reauthoring Savage Inequalities
Offers rich, wide-ranging counternarratives to social, political, and educational discourses that characterize urban schools and communities as places of despair, revealing the resources and strategies of resistance that teachers, students, and families use to succeed and thrive.
A philosophical investigation of the concept of interiority, presenting readers with its unmined aspects and senses.
Tourists and Trade
How two roadside craft shops in upstate New York transformed American crafts into a fine art.
The Motorcycle Industry in New York State, Second Edition
The compelling chronicle of 120 years of motorcycle making in the Empire State.
Casseroles, Can Openers, and Jell-O
An “all-you-can-eat” tour of American life in the postwar period, told through the foods we loved.
Black in Print
Explores the role of print media in conversations about race and belonging across Central America.
Ch’ayemal nich’nabiletik / Los hijos errantes / The Errant Children
A bold and unflinching portrayal of contemporary Maya life in Chiapas, Mexico.
The Critical Ihde
This critical reader brings together both essential as well as under-recognized writings from the work of Don Ihde, one of the most important contemporary thinkers on technology and human experience.
From Technological Humanity to Bio-technical Existence
Explores the relationship between technics and humanity, tracing the emergence of a bio-technical conception of existence in contemporary continental philosophy.
Equality and Excellence in Ancient and Modern Political Philosophy
Interpretations of critically important texts in political philosophy from Greek antiquity to modern times on the tension between human excellence and equality and its possible resolution.
The China Record
Detailed assessment of the People's Republic of China as an alternative mode of political system and as a distinctive model of socioeconomic development.
The Scene of the Voice
Brings the figure of the voice and the problem of mimesis in Heidegger and post-Heideggerian continental thought to bear on the dismissal of language by the affective and aesthetic turns of contemporary critical theory.
Truth and Politics
Endorses the pursuit of paradigm shifts in our understandings of faith, truth, and nature to remedy the "underside" of modernity and thus to inaugurate a post-modern (but not anti-modern) and post-secular (but not anti-secular) view of the world.
Ana M. López
Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.
The Touch of the Present
Explores the importance of the body and the senses in educational encounters, drawing out the aesthetic and political dimensions of educational practices.
Critical Studies on Heidegger
Original reading of Heidegger suggesting what his project could mean for building an ethical way of life now and in the future.
Blues on Stage
Tells the story of classic blues singers from Ma Rainey to Bessie Smith.
Explores the potential for a novel philosophy of history to be uncovered by tracing the connections between Giorgio Agamben's work (theoretical practice) and contemporary art (artistic practice).