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Published: 10 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378884-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7888-4
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... War writing drones Boston Marathon bombing poetry Dzokhar Tsarnaev ...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... In this chapter, the author discusses the poetry written by one of his creative writing students, Mikko Harvey. Harvey went to school with one of the Boston Marathon bombers, Dzokhar Tsarnaev. The piece ends with a tribute to Bradley Manning. War writing drones Boston Marathon bombing...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... Boston Marathon bombings “brown-skinned male ” racial prejudice 1917 Immigration Act ...
Published: 24 April 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375395-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... This chapter is a meditation on the meaning of being brown in America. It focuses on the unusual ease with which “dark-skinned males” were assumed to be the culprits behind the Boston Marathon bombings. The easy attribution of blame is a part of a long history of suspicion—and the essay takes up...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... students, Mikko Harvey. Harvey went to school with one of the Boston Marathon bombers, Dzokhar Tsarnaev. The piece ends with a tribute to Bradley Manning. War writing drones Boston Marathon bombing poetry Dzokhar Tsarnaev In this personal essay, the author explores the relationship between...
Book Chapter

By Amitava Kumar
Published: 24 April 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7539-5
... to be the culprits behind the Boston Marathon bombings. The easy attribution of blame is a part of a long history of suspicion—and the essay takes up 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...
Published: 16 September 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373711-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7371-1
.... Through examining Carolina Caycedo’s video documentary of a perreo dancing marathon in Rincón, Puerto Rico, and ethnographic data from a Latina/o queer dance club in Phoenix, Arizona, Rivera-Servera argues that the black aesthetics of reggaetón enabled queer dance practices that exceeded...