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Bodies of Water

Explores how watery spaces provoke radical modes of screening queer corporeality in a diverse range of contemporary Latin American films.

Black Feminist Writing

Draws on the rich history of Black feminist writing to help scholars manage the stress of writing and publishing academic books.

Sounding Bodies

Shows how nineteenth-century discoveries in acoustical science shaped Victorian literary representations of gender, sexuality, and intimacy.

"Revolution in Poetic Language" Fifty Years Later

Revisits Julia Kristeva's magnum opus on the fiftieth anniversary of its original publication to open up new paths of interdisciplinary inquiry.

Gadamer and the Social Turn in Epistemology

Explores Gadamer's hermeneutic theory of understanding and puts this theory into conversation with several social epistemologies, including feminist epistemology.

Nietzsche and Politicized Identities

Essays exploring to what extent Nietzsche's thought can aid us in understanding politicized identities.

The Origins of the Art and Practice of Professional Writing

Explores the origins of written communication to offer a counter-history to the separation of rhetoric/composition and technical/professional communication

Going Along with Trans, Queer, and Non-Binary Youth

By Sam Stiegler
Subjects: Education

Engaging, self-reflective stories of conducting research on and with transgender, queer, and non-binary youth as they go about their everyday lives in New York City.

Freud and the Problem of Sexuality

A fresh, provocative reading of Freud's theory of sexuality.

Catholics across Borders

Illuminates the cross-border migration and settlement of Catholics from Canada to northern New York.

A Thousand Worries

Deeply engaging study of how fourteen Black mothers—including the author—support and advocate for their autistic sons.

Masculine Pregnancies

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

Spirit of Haiti

A moving tale of contemporary Haiti told through the intersecting lives of four young people struggling to hold on to hope and their identities amid a militarized coup in the early 1990s.

Reclaiming Time

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

Bay Lodyans

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

The Racial Crisis in American Higher Education, Third Edition

Fully revised, updated edition of the classic text with all new essays assessing the state of race and racial issues in US higher education today.

Feminist Spiritualities

Explores the feminist spiritual and emotional politics of literary and cultural works by Black Caribbean women.

Equal Natures

Explores how Victorian women writers used the popular science of phrenology to challenge socially constructed forms of power.

Ana M. López

Brings together Ana M. López's field-defining essays on Latin American film and media in one indispensable volume.

Distancing Representations in Transgender Film

Argues that transgender representations in film make it more difficult for cisgender people to understand the experiences of transgender people and for transgender people to fully participate in public life.

Erotic Testimonies

Asks how Black women tap into their feelings to develop ways to live freely.

Normality, Abnormality, and Pathology in Merleau-Ponty

Drawing on Merleau-Ponty offers new insights into our understandings of health and illness, ability and disability, and the scientific and cultural practices that both enable and limit our capacity for diverse experiences.

Stakes Is High

A rich, authentic account of eight young Black men's experiences on their paths to and through college.

Crisis Narratives, Institutional Change, and the Transformation of the Japanese State

Looking at Japan, traces crisis narratives across three decades and ten policy fields, with the aim of disentangling discursively manufactured crises from actual policy failures.

Between Camp and Cursi

Examines how contemporary Mexican literature uses humor to contest heteronormativity.