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Frederik Pohl

Michael R. Page

From Scratch

Writings in Music Theory

James Tenney Edited by Larry Polansky, Lauren Pratt, Robert Wannamaker, and Michael Winter

The Man That Got Away

The Life and Songs of Harold Arlen

Walter Rimler

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939

Roger Daniels

Street Life under a Roof

Youth Homelessness in South Africa

Emily Margaretten

Seeing Sarah Bernhardt

Performance and Silent Film

Victoria Duckett

Doing Women's Film History

Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Edited by Christine Gledhill and Julia Knight

Cupcakes, Pinterest, and Ladyporn

Feminized Popular Culture in the Early Twenty-First Century

Edited by Elana Levine

Funk the Erotic

Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

L. H. Stallings

Spatializing Blackness

Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Rashad Shabazz

Word Warrior

Richard Durham, Radio, and Freedom

Sonja D. Williams

This Is Not Dixie

Racist Violence in Kansas, 1861-1927

Brent M. S. Campney

Humane Insight

Looking at Images of African American Suffering and Death

Courtney R. Baker

Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics

Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance

Phil Jamison

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$2.99 e-book sale to celebrate the American Studies Association conference For the month of October 2015, to coincide with the American Studies Association annual meeting October 8-11 in Toronto, we have lowered the e-book list price of four titles in the University of Illinois Press catalog to $2.99. Scripts of … Continue reading

Bradbury and “dangerous” books For Ray Bradbury, censorship was serious business. In Bradbury’s classic Fahrenheit 451, book banning was not only a matter of the obliteration of the printed page, but a literal case of life and death. As Jonathan Eller writes in Becoming Ray … Continue reading

Throwbacklist Thursday To further observe Banned Book Week, we wanted to turn on readers of the Large Blog to one of our studies on the book banning phenomenon. In Citizen Critics: Literary Public Spheres. Rosa A. Eberly takes a look at book-related controversies She … Continue reading

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Koritha Mitchell at Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX Mon, 05 Oct 2015 17:30:00 CDT — Lecture
Stephen Wade at First Congregational Church of Manchester, Manchester, VT Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Presentation
Victoria Duckett at Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, Pordenone, Italy Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:30:00 CDT — Launch Party
American Studies Association Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:00:00 CDT
Stephen Wade at the Unitarian Church of Montpelier, Montpelier, VT Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Presentation
American Studies Association Fri, 09 Oct 2015 09:30:00 CDT
American Studies Association Sat, 10 Oct 2015 09:30:00 CDT
American Studies Association Sun, 11 Oct 2015 08:30:00 CDT
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