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Funk the Erotic

Transaesthetics and Black Sexual Cultures

L. H. Stallings

Spatializing Blackness

Architectures of Confinement and Black Masculinity in Chicago

Rashad Shabazz

The Man That Got Away

The Life and Songs of Harold Arlen

Walter Rimler

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

Moving Consciously

Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Edited with Essays by Sondra Fraleigh

Grounds of Engagement

Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing

Stéphane Robolin

Kay Boyle

A Twentieth-Century Life in Letters

Kay Boyle

Corrupt Illinois

Patronage, Cronyism, and Criminality

Thomas J. Gradel and Dick Simpson

Immigrants against the State

Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America

Kenyon Zimmer

Feminist and Human Rights Struggles in Peru

Decolonizing Transitional Justice

Pascha Bueno-Hansen

Daisy Turner's Kin

An African American Family Saga

Jane C. Beck

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Alan Guebert at Oak Park Library, Maze Branch, Oak Park, IL Sat, 29 Aug 2015 13:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Alan Guebert at Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, Auburn, OH Sun, 30 Aug 2015 16:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Alan Guebert at Saint Mary's College, South Bend, IN Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Stephen Wade at the American Roots Music Program, Estes, CO Fri, 04 Sep 2015 14:00:00 CDT — Other
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Jane Beck at Vermont Folklife Center, Middlebury, VT Thu, 10 Sep 2015 19:00:00 CDT — Lecture
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