American Studies

Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanities Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanities Gabriel Hankins, Anouk Lang and Simon Appleford, Editors 2024 Fall
A resource for planning, reimagining, and participating in the digital transformation of graduate study in the humanities
Abolition Time: Grammars of Law, Poetics of Justice Abolition Time Grammars of Law, Poetics of Justice Jess A. Goldberg 2024 Fall
How Black Atlantic literature can challenge conventions and redefine literary scholarship
We Miss You, George Floyd We Miss You, George Floyd Shannon Gibney 2024 Fall
A young Black girl in Minneapolis grapples with the death of George Floyd
Re-membering Culture: Erasure and Renewal in Hmong American Education Re-membering Culture Erasure and Renewal in Hmong American Education Bic Ngo 2024 Fall
The untold stories of resilience in Hmong American education
Monstrous Work and Radical Satisfaction: Black Women Writing under Segregation Monstrous Work and Radical Satisfaction Black Women Writing under Segregation Eve Dunbar 2024 Fall
Radical Black feminist refusal through the works of mid-twentieth-century African American women writers
Speculative Whiteness: Science Fiction and the Alt-Right Speculative Whiteness Science Fiction and the Alt-Right Jordan S. Carroll 2024 Fall
Reveals the alt-right’s project to claim science fiction and—by extension—the future
Movies under the Influence Movies under the Influence Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece 2024 Spring
A cultural history of the enduring relationship between film spectatorship and intoxicating substances
Deeper Blues: The Life, Songs, and Salvation of Cornbread Harris Deeper Blues The Life, Songs, and Salvation of Cornbread Harris Andrea Swensson 2024 Spring
The emotional, epic story of James “Cornbread” Harris—a self-proclaimed “blessed dude” and one of Minneapolis’s most influential musicians
Imperial Policing: Weaponized Data in Carceral Chicago Imperial Policing Weaponized Data in Carceral Chicago Andy Clarno, Enrique Alvear Moreno, Janaé Bonsu-Love, Lydia Dana, Michael De Anda Muñiz, Ilā Ravichandran and Haley Volpintesta 2024 Fall
Exposing the carceral webs and weaponized data that shape Chicago’s police wars
The Impossibility of Muslim Boyhood The Impossibility of Muslim Boyhood Shenila Khoja-Moolji 2024 Fall
How the construction of Muslim boys as proto-terrorists is integral to the story of American racial capitalism
The Rage of Replacement: Far Right Politics and Demographic Fear The Rage of Replacement Far Right Politics and Demographic Fear Michael Feola 2024 Spring
Tracing how the “Great Replacement” narrative has shaped far right extremism and propelled its dangerous political projects and acts of violence
Anishinaabe Songs for a New Millennium Anishinaabe Songs for a New Millennium Marcie Rendon 2024 Spring
Poem-songs summon the voices of Anishinaabe ancestors and sing to future generations
Why We Left: Untold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants Why We Left Untold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants Brooks 2024 Spring
A grounded, tender, and mournful reckoning with the catastrophes that launched poor, white Anglos into their role as itinerant foot soldiers for modern imperialism—now in paperback with a new preface
Traveling without Moving: Essays from a Black Woman Trying to Survive in America Traveling without Moving Essays from a Black Woman Trying to Survive in America Taiyon Coleman 2024 Spring
A stunning lyrical commentary on the constructions of race, gender, and class in the fraught nexus of a Black woman’s personal experience and cultural history
American Disgust: Racism, Microbial Medicine, and the Colony Within American Disgust Racism, Microbial Medicine, and the Colony Within Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2024 Spring
Examining the racial underpinnings of food, microbial medicine, and disgust in America
Indigenous Archival Activism: Mohican Interventions in Public History and Memory Indigenous Archival Activism Mohican Interventions in Public History and Memory Rose Miron 2024 Spring
Who has the right to represent Native history?
Unsettling Choice: Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education Unsettling Choice Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education Ujju Aggarwal 2023 Fall
How the Great Recession revealed a system of school choice built on crisis, precarity, and exclusion
Torture in the National Security Imagination Torture in the National Security Imagination Stephanie Athey 2023 Fall
Reassessing the role of torture in the context of police violence, mass incarceration, and racial capitalism
The Colonial Construction of Indian Country: Native American Literatures and Federal Indian Law The Colonial Construction of Indian Country Native American Literatures and Federal Indian Law Eric Cheyfitz 2023 Fall
A guide to the colonization and projected decolonization of Native America
What We Teach When We Teach DH: Digital Humanities in the Classroom What We Teach When We Teach DH Digital Humanities in the Classroom Brian Croxall and Diane K. Jakacki, Editors 2023 Fall
Exploring how DH shapes and is in turn shaped by the classroom