Cultural Criticism

The People and the Word: Reading Native Nonfiction The People and the Word Reading Native Nonfiction Robert Warrior 2005 Fall
Reveals the history and impact of Native American nonfiction writing
The Backcountry and the City: Colonization and Conflict in Early America The Backcountry and the City Colonization and Conflict in Early America Edward White 2005 Fall
Calls for the rural electrification of early American studies
Blush: Faces of Shame Blush Faces of Shame Elspeth Probyn 2005 Spring
Exposes shame as a valuable emotion essential to our humanity
Filth: Dirt, Digust, and Modern Life Filth Dirt, Digust, and Modern Life William A. Cohen and Ryan Johnson, Editors 2004 Fall
What waste reveals about the culture that creates it
Cultural Residues: Chile in Transition Cultural Residues Chile in Transition Nelly Richard 2004 Fall
Reveals the cultural substrata of the transition from Chilean dictatorship
Transatlantic Topographies: Islands, Highlands, Jungles Transatlantic Topographies Islands, Highlands, Jungles Ileana Rodriguez 2004 Fall
Explores the construction of the Americas by and through European eyes
The Aesthetics of Self-Invention: Oscar Wilde to David Bowie The Aesthetics of Self-Invention Oscar Wilde to David Bowie Shelton Waldrep 2004 Spring
Traces the influence of Oscar Wilde as the precursor of twentieth-century artists of self-performance
Carnival Theater: Uruguay’s Popular Performers and National Culture Carnival Theater Uruguay’s Popular Performers and National Culture Gustavo Remedi 2003 Fall
Offers a new model for interpreting popular national culture through Uruguay’s carnival theater troupes
Free Trade in the Bermuda Triangle: . . . and Other Tales of Counterglobalization Free Trade in the Bermuda Triangle . . . and Other Tales of Counterglobalization Brett Neilson 2003 Fall
An alternative approach to mapping the world offers a new way to contest capitalism and globalization
Native Intelligence: Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Literature Native Intelligence Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Literature Deepika Bahri 2003 Fall
A compelling reclamation of the place of aesthetics in postcolonial literature
“Am I That Name?”: Feminism and the Category of “Women” in History “Am I That Name?” Feminism and the Category of “Women” in History Denise Riley 2003 Spring
A new edition of a classic work on the history of feminism
Undoing Empire: Race and Nation in the Mulatto Caribbean Undoing Empire Race and Nation in the Mulatto Caribbean José F. Buscaglia-Salgado 2003 Spring
A revelatory account that places mulatto experience at the center of Caribbean history
Waxworks: A Cultural Obsession Waxworks A Cultural Obsession Michelle E. Bloom 2003 Spring
A provocative and wide-ranging exploration of wax as cultural metaphor
Mexican Masculinities Mexican Masculinities Robert McKee Irwin 2003 Spring
A fascinating examination of masculinity in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Mexico
Critical Latin American and Latino Studies Critical Latin American and Latino Studies Juan Poblete, Editor 2003 Spring
Situates these dynamic disciplines within debates around globalization