Cultural Criticism

After Exile: Writing the Latin American Diaspora After Exile Writing the Latin American Diaspora Amy K. Kaminsky 1999 Spring
Considers the effect of exile on contemporary South American writers.
Nomadic Identities: The Performance of Citizenship Nomadic Identities The Performance of Citizenship May Joseph 1999 Spring
A look at citizenship through the lens of performance.
SportCult SportCult Randy Martin and Toby Miller, Editors 1999 Spring
New approaches to the cultural politics of sport.
Performing Hybridity Performing Hybridity May Joseph and Jennifer Natalya Fink, Editors 1998 Fall
A kaleidoscopic consideration of transnational culture and performance
FirstDays of the Year FirstDays of the Year Helene Cixous 1998 Spring
A searching meditation on “authorship” by an eminent theorist.
Cosmopolitics: Thinking and Feeling beyond the Nation Cosmopolitics Thinking and Feeling beyond the Nation Pheng Cheah and Bruce Robbins, Editors 1998 Spring
Eminent contributors look at the present and future of cosmopolitanism and its relationship to nationalism.
Technologies of Truth: Cultural Citizenship and the Popular Media Technologies of Truth Cultural Citizenship and the Popular Media Toby Miller 1997 Fall
Offers an original and refreshing discussion of the media’s effect on everyday culture.
Generations: Academic Feminists in Dialogue Generations Academic Feminists in Dialogue Devoney Looser and E. Ann Kaplan, Editors 1997 Fall
Explores the conflicts and challenges facing older and younger feminist scholars.
A Subaltern Studies Reader, 1986-1995 A Subaltern Studies Reader, 1986-1995 Ranajit Guha, Editor 1997 Fall
A new collection from the founders of postcolonial studies
Politics of the Visible: Writing Women, Culture, and Fascism Politics of the Visible Writing Women, Culture, and Fascism Robin Pickering-Iazzi 1997 Spring
Reading works by women of the Italian fascist period, Pickering-Iazzi shows how they used writing to refute stereotypes that were imposed on them by the fascist regime and continue to be accepted and perpetuated into our day.
Will Teach for Food: Academic Labor in Crisis Will Teach for Food Academic Labor in Crisis Cary Nelson, Editor 1997 Spring
A compelling examination of the human cost of today’s corporate colleges and universities.
Dangerous Liaisons: Gender, Nation, and Postcolonial Perspectives Dangerous Liaisons Gender, Nation, and Postcolonial Perspectives Anne McClintock, Aamir Mufti and Ella Shohat, Editors 1997 Spring
The first collection to emphasize the complex interaction between gender and postcoloniality.
Hong Kong: Culture and the Politics of Disappearance Hong Kong Culture and the Politics of Disappearance Ackbar Abbas 1997 Spring
A consideration of what the culture of Hong Kong tells us about the state of the world at the fin-de-siècle.
Political Correctness: A Response from the Cultural Left Political Correctness A Response from the Cultural Left Richard Feldstein and Teresa Brennan 1996 Fall
A hard-hitting assessment of the way the Right has used this divisive issue.
Women, Guerrillas, and Love: Understanding War in Central America Women, Guerrillas, and Love Understanding War in Central America Ileana Rodriguez 1996 Fall
Offers readings of Latin American “politically committed” literature.