More Recomendations from Courtney Berger

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Our special 50% off sale continues until June 20. Still haven’t taken advantage of it? Perhaps Senior Editor Courtney Berger’s recommendations will help you choose some great new books for your shelf. Enter coupon code STOCKUP at checkout.

Blacktino Queer PerformanceE.  Patrick Johnson and Ramón  H. Rivera-Servera, editors, Blacktino Queer Performance
Containing nine performance scripts by black and Latino/a queer playwrights and performance artists—each accompanied by an interview and essay, Blacktino Queer Performance approaches the interrelations of sexuality, blackness, and Latinidad.

Territories of the SoulNadia Ellis, Territories of the Soul: Queered Belonging in the Black Diaspora
Ellis theorizes the experience of belonging to the African diaspora as living within the space between the land and the soul. She uses a utopian concept of queerness and analyses of African American and Caribbean writers, musicians, and artists to show how diaspora is a mode of feeling and belonging.

Indonesian NotebookBrian Russell Roberts and Keith Foulcher, editors, Indonesian Notebook: A Sourcebook on Richard Wright and the Bandung Conference
Indonesian Notebook contains myriad documents by Indonesian writers, intellectuals, and reporters that provide the largely absent Indonesian perspectives of the 1955 Bandung Conference and of Richard Wright’s activities there, adding new depths to the understandings of the conference. It also includes a newly discovered lecture by Wright.

Critical Ethnic StudiesThe Critical Ethnic Studies Editorial Collective, Critical Ethnic Studies: A Reader
Building on the possibilities opened up by Ethnic Studies, this volume promotes open dialogue, discussion, and debate regarding Critical Ethnic Studies’ expansive, politically complex, and intellectually rich concerns on topics ranging from multiculturalism and the neoliberal university to the militarized security state.

feminist bookstoreKristen Hogan, The Feminist Bookstore Movement: Lesbian Antiracism and Feminist Accountability
Hogan traces the feminist bookstore movement’s rise and fall, showing how the women at the heart of the movement developed theories and practices of lesbian antiracism and feminist accountability that continue to resonate today.

Left Side of HistoryKristen Ghodsee, The Left Side of History: World War II and the Unfulfilled Promise of Communism in Eastern Europe
Ghodsee tells the stories of fighters and activists who worked for Communist ideals in Bulgaria and shows how the dreams of the Communist past hold enduring appeal for those currently disappointed by the promises of democracy.

Economies of ViolenceJennifer Suchland, Economies of Violence: Transnational Feminism, Postsocialism, and the Politics of Sex Trafficking
Suchland argues that human trafficking should be understood as symptomatic of complex economic and social dynamics rather than as a criminal activity, and that treating trafficking as a crime and by focusing on victims is insufficient to combatting it.

Elizabeth A. Wilson, Gut FeminismGut Feminism
Wilson shakes feminist theory from its resistance to biological and pharmaceutical data and urges that now is the time for feminism to critically engage with biology. Doing so will reanimate feminist theory, strengthening its ability to address depression, affect, gender, and feminist politics.

Undoing Monogamy.jpgAngela Willey, Undoing Monogamy: The Politics of Science and the Possibilities of Biology
Willey analyzes the contemporary science of monogamy, demanding a critical reorientation toward the understanding of monogamy and non-monogamy in the natural sciences, social sciences, and humanities.

Allison McCracken, Real Men Don′t Sing: Crooning in Real Men Don't Sing.jpgAmerican Culture
McCracken charts the rise and fall of crooners between 1925 and 1934, showing how the backlash against crooners’ perceived sexual and gender deviance created stylistically masculine norms for white male pop singers that continue to exist today.

What are you waiting for? These titles and all other in-stock books and journal issues are only 50% off until June 20. STOCKUP and save!

 

 

 

 

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