Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

“Interrogates the generative space for thought and creation ‘at the limits of the human’ in Latin America. Grounded in theory and inclusive of studies of a variety of texts, including installations and performance arts, film, and literature, this volume makes a welcome contribution to work in new materialisms, ecocriticism, and Latin American cultural studies.”—Laura Barbas-Rhoden, … Continue reading Latin American Culture and the Limits of the Human

How the Haitian Refugee Crisis Led to the Indefinite Detention of Immigrants

Written by Carl Lindskoog, author of Detain and Punish: Haitian Refugees and the Rise of the World's Largest Immigration Detention System, available in August. This article first appeared in the Washington Post. President Trump’s recent visit to Southern California to view prototypes for his much-touted border wall drew protests and new pledges by immigrants and their supporters to … Continue reading How the Haitian Refugee Crisis Led to the Indefinite Detention of Immigrants

Privacy in the New Media Age – Author Q&A

In his new book, Privacy in the New Media Age,  top privacy expert Jon L. Mills tries to answer a most difficult question: Can society protect those who are harassed, stalked, and misrepresented online while maintaining our constitutional freedoms? The media have always thrived on publicizing exciting information. This pursuit for a story often results in intrusions on … Continue reading Privacy in the New Media Age – Author Q&A