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Published: 17 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009207-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0920-7
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391012-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9101-2
Published: 13 August 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8395-6
...Like So Many Prefaces, This One Is Also Probably Superfluous ...
Published: 02 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7516-6
...Note to the Reader, also a Listener and Seer ...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-030
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
Series: Latin America in Translation
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-137
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
Book: Running
Series: Practices
Published: 17 February 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024286-021
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2428-6
Published: 30 September 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027195-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2719-5
... Alicia Schmidt Camacho calls on us to consider migrant melancholia as a framework for understanding not only the material consequences of immigration but also its psychological toll. Schmidt Camacho also invites us to see these narratives as political acts against the substantive erosion...
Book Chapter

By Diana Taylor
Published: 15 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375128-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7512-8
... Performances often challenge the limits of artists. But they also challenge those of their viewers. This chapter puts theorists like Althusser, Brecht, Boal, and Rancière in conversation with performers like Michel Melamed, Nao Bustamante, and Rocio Boliver to argue that performance is also...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375586-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7558-6
... In this chapter, Rosemarie discusses the way her family viewed and handled death—with sadness, but also with a sense of community, as a reaffirming of life. She also talks about some of the things that simply weren’t discussed when she was a child (such as the lynchings that sent the family...
Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372721-033
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7272-1
... At the 2014 undergraduate convocation, President Richard Brodhead tells students to appreciate comfort but also understand the importance of discomfort in the process of growth. comfort risk Convocation 2014 ...
Published: 05 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375333-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7533-3
... In this chapter Jankélévitch introduces Bergson’s concept of duration. He also insists on the need to read Bergson’s oeuvre as a total and undivided whole that recreates itself in each new book. ...
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
... This chapter builds on guesstimating the toll of the civil war by saying every extended family had lost at least one person—so everyone is minus one. But it also introduces the way some Mayan people have come to count, including feeling welcomed at the luxury Camino Real hotel and accepted...
Series: Religious Cultures of African and African Diaspora People
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374848-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7484-8
... This chapter introduces the book and the concept of performative encounters. Performative encounters in daily life at the micro level can have a decisive effect on macro-level systems of power and structures of authority and also be impacted by those same societal structures—especially...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375487-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7548-7
... This chapter examines the phenomenon of contemporary events that celebrate the legacies of the mobile scene. It also discusses possible directions for further scholarship on the mobile scene. disc jockeys Asian American Filipino American ...
Book Chapter

By Robert Gay
Published: 16 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375777-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7577-7
... This chapter relates Bruno’s experiences in a maximum-security prison on the mainland to which he is transferred. It describes the process by which he is sent to a cellblock that is reserved for the Comando Vermelho’s leaders, and how he becomes their accomplice and their friend. It also...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... for examination a famous short-story by W. Somerset Maugham from the 1920s and also the 1917 Immigration Act in the United States (also known as the Asiatic Barred Zone Act). Boston Marathon bombings “brown-skinned male ” racial prejudice 1917 Immigration Act ...
Published: 25 February 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375708-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7570-8
... Girls. The chapter demonstrates how black women leaders argued for black girls’ innocence and value by highlighting their needs, while also deploying the rhetoric of race motherhood. Black women also fought to maintain control of organizations that served black girls because black men’s leadership...
Published: 21 August 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375548-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7554-8
... This chapter seeks to distil the lessons learned from Nelson Mandela about reconciliation, forgiveness, diplomacy, and leadership. It also describes the transactional political culture that led to an extraordinary faith in the potential of negotiations to resolve conflicts that once seemed...
Published: 20 July 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375272-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7527-2
... Haydée Santamaría and Argentine revolutionary icon Ernesto Che Guevara shared a profound respect for art’s role in social change, and a belief that art is the highest form of revolution. They also agreed that liberation struggles must be supported throughout the developing world. And they were...