Faculty Publications

This is a sample listing of current faculty's recent book publications.  Please see selected faculty's CV for full list of publications.


 

  • Intimate Politics by Bettina Aptheker

    Intimate Politics - Bettina Aptheker

    A gripping and beautifully rendered memoir, Intimate Politics is at its core the story of one woman's struggle to still the demons of her personal world while becoming a controversial public figure herself.  This is the story of childhood trauma and the triumph over one's past.
  • The Morning Breaks by Bettina Aptheker

    The Morning Breaks - Bettina Aptheker

    First published in 1975, and praised by The Nation for its "graphic narrative of [Davis'] legal and public fight," The Morning Breaks remains relevant today as the nation contends with the political fallout of the Sixties and the grim consequences of institutional racism.
  • For the Record by Anjali Arondekar

    For the Record - Anjali Arondekar

    Anjali Arondekar considers the relationship between sexuality and the colonial archive by posing the following questions: Why does sexuality (still) seek its truth in the historical archive?  What are the spacial and temporal logics that compel such a return?  And conversely, what kind of "archive" does such a recuperative hermeneutics produce?
  • Humanitarian Violence by Neda Atanasoski

    Humanitarian Violence - Neda Atanasoski

    Humanitarian Violence considers U.S. militarism during the Vietnam War, the Soviet-Afghan War, and the 1990s wars of secession in the former Yugoslavia. Neda Atanasoski reveals a system of postsocialist imperialism based on humanitarian ethics, identifying a discourse of race that focuses on ideological and cultural differences and makes postsocialist and Islamic nations the targets of U.S. disciplining violence.
  • Meeting the Universe Halfway by Karen Barad

    Meeting the Universe Halfway - Karen Barad

    Meeting the Universe Halfway is an ambitious book with far-reaching implications for numerous field in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.  In this volume, Karen Barad, theoretical physicist and feminist theorist, elaborates her theory of agential realism.
  • Black Popular Culture by Gina Dent

    Black Popular Culture - Edited by Gina Dent

    The latest publication in the award-winning Discussions in Contemporary Culture series, Black Popular Culture gathers together an extraordinary array of critics, scholars, and cultural producers.  30 essays explore and debate current directions in film, television, music, writing, and other cultural forms as created by or with the participation of black artists.
  • Queen for a Day by Marcia Ochoa

    Queen for a Day - Marcia Ochoa

    Venezuela has won more international beauty contests than any other country. In this ethnography, Marcia Ochoa considers how femininities are produced, performed, and consumed in the mass-media spectacles of international beauty pageants, on the runways of the Miss Venezuela contest, and on the well-traveled Caracas avenue where transgender women (transformistas) project themselves into the urban imaginary.
     
  • Love and Empire by Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

    Love and Empire - Felicity Amaya Schaeffer

    The spread of the internet is remaking marriage markets, altering the process of courtship and the geographic trajectory of intimacy in the 21st century.  For some Latin American women and U.S. men, the advent of the cybermarriage industry offers new opportunities for remaking themselves and their futures, overthrowing the common narrative of trafficking and exploitation.