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Not Turning the Ethiope White

Dennis Austin Britton

in Becoming Christian: Race, Reformation, and Early Modern English Romance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257140
eISBN:
9780823261482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257140.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The introduction suggests that exploration into Reformation theology can help flesh out an underexplained truism in early modern race studies: the inextricable link between race and religion. The ... More


Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry

Dorothy J. Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804783651
eISBN:
9780804789097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804783651.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Thinking Its Presence: Form, Race, and Subjectivity in Contemporary Asian American Poetry argues against reductive modes of reading Asian American poetry. The book builds its case by focusing with ... More


Cultural Melancholy: Readings of Race, Impossible Mourning, and African American Ritual

Jermaine Singleton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039621
eISBN:
9780252097713
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039621.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

A daring cultural and literary studies investigation, this book explores the legacy of unresolved grief produced by ongoing racial oppression and resistance in the United States. Using analysis of ... More


Introduction

Emma Jinhua Teng

in Eurasian: "Mixed Identities in the United States, China, and Hong Kong, 1842-1943"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520276260
eISBN:
9780520957008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276260.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction establishes the significance of the era studied and provides a brief overview of the formation of mixed families on both sides of the Pacific. It introduces “negotiated identity” as ... More


Introduction: Dance Plus Copyright

Anthea Kraut

in Choreographing Copyright: Race, Gender, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199360369
eISBN:
9780199360390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360369.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter introduces copyright as a legal institution and addresses the problems particular to copyright for choreography. It places notions of choreography and copyright in dialogue with one ... More


Pop Video: Michael Jackson's ‘Thriller’ and ‘Race’: Approach: ‘Race’ Studies

Peter Childs

in Texts: Contemporary Cultural Texts and Critical Approaches

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620432
eISBN:
9780748671700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620432.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

One of Michael Jackson’s hit singles has the consistent line in its chorus, ‘It Don’t Matter If You’re Black Or White’: the statement of an ideal rather than a social fact. In Western society, white ... More


Introduction: On Moving Ground

Dana Luciano

in Unsettled States: Nineteenth-Century American Literary Studies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479857722
eISBN:
9781479818334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857722.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This introductory chapter demonstrates how the present state of nineteenth-century American literary studies is experiencing a renewed vitality. A surge in critical attention to the historical and ... More


Talking Tenure: Don’t be safe. Because there is no safety there anyway

Sarita Echavez

in Written/Unwritten: Diversity and the Hidden Truths of Tenure

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469627717
eISBN:
9781469627731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627717.003.0009
Subject:
Education, History of Education

Written in the wake of her tenure case at the University of Michigan, Sarita See's essay reflects the various subject positions she has held in the academy from untenured, and therefore vulnerable, ... More


Black Faces, White Spaces: Reimagining the Relationship of African Americans to the Great Outdoors

Carolyn Finney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614489
eISBN:
9781469614502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614489.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Why are African Americans so underrepresented when it comes to interest in nature, outdoor recreation, and environmentalism? This study looks beyond the discourse of the environmental justice ... More


Minding Previous Steps Taken

Brook Thomas

in New Directions in Law and Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190456368
eISBN:
9780190456399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456368.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The chapter looks at new directions in law and literature from James Boyd White’s 1973 publication of The Legal Imagination to Julie Stone Peters’s 2005 announcement of the end of a movement. It ... More


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