Books for Black History Month: Celebrating Black Women

Each week during Black History Month, we're highlighting a selection of books on an important Black history topic. This week, we're celebrating Black women's activism, leadership, resistance, and scholarship.Use code BHM22 for discount prices on these books and others through February 28. Bertha Maxwell-RoddeyA Modern-Day Race Woman and the Power of Black LeadershipSonya Y. RamseyThis … Continue reading Books for Black History Month: Celebrating Black Women

Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

“Presents an exquisite analysis of cinematic strategies of Brazilian cinema today, masterfully connecting films to the idea of a constructed hyper-masculinity. The book raises important points about Brazil’s current sociopolitical turn to the extreme right.”—Emanuelle K. F. Oliveira-Monte, author of Writing Identity: The Politics of Contemporary Afro-Brazilian Literature“An ambitious and theoretically sophisticated study. This veritable tour-de-force … Continue reading Neo-Authoritarian Masculinity in Brazilian Crime Film

Women Making Modernism

“A fascinating case for the ‘making’ of modernism by women writers through their networking, contestation, and affiliation with each other. This volume’s widely admired contributors more than live up to their reputations with their thought-provoking analyses.”—Holly A. Laird, author of Women Coauthors Challenging the tendency of scholars to view women writers of the modernist era as … Continue reading Women Making Modernism

Dressing the Part

“From Olmec costume switching to Peruvian bundle burials we see which types of power were gendered, which symbols or motifs were power filled, and how these symbols were borne by the living and the dead. This collection showcases a mature gendered archaeology.”—Cheryl Claassen, author of Beliefs and Rituals in Archaic Eastern North America: An Interpretive … Continue reading Dressing the Part