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Spider Web

The Birth of American Anticommunism

Nick Fischer

The Street Is My Pulpit

Hip Hop and Christianity in Kenya

Mwenda Ntarangwi

Game Faces

Sport Celebrity and the Laws of Reputation

Sarah K. Fields

Cold War Games

Propaganda, the Olympics, and U.S. Foreign Policy

Toby C. Rider

Taste of the Nation

The New Deal Search for America's Food

Camille Bégin

Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners

Black Women in New York City's Underground Economy

LaShawn Harris

Sex Testing

Gender Policing in Women's Sports

Lindsay Parks Pieper

Manhood on the Line

Working-Class Masculinities in the American Heartland

Stephen Meyer

The Minor Intimacies of Race

Asian Publics in North America

Christine Kim

Bach Perspectives, Volume 10

Bach and the Organ

Edited by Matthew Dirst

Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction

The New Memory of Latinidad

Ylce Irizarry

Against Citizenship

The Violence of the Normative

Amy L. Brandzel

New Korean Wave

Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Dal Yong Jin

Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers

Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Graham Dominy

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Jane Bernstein on Rachel in the workplace Jane Bernstein, author of the UIP books Loving Rachel and Rachel in the World, has a new essay on Vice about her daughter Rachel’s job. As in both her acclaimed memoirs, Bernstein pulls no punches. Proud of Rachel, Bernstein nonetheless faces anxiety, uncertainty, … Continue reading

200 Years of Illinois: Miles to East St. Louis The world changed on May 26, 1926, for on that day Miles Davis entered the world in Alton. The Davises initially lived at 1112 Milnor Street. When Miles was two, they moved to East St. Louis, at the time a … Continue reading

Throwbacklist Thursday: Steel Away The Stone Age had its cavepeople and thyroidal mammals, the Bronze Age its Hoplites and long poems, the Iron Age its hillforts and bog mummies. The Steel Age seldom gets its due. Oh, it overlaps with the Iron Age, there … Continue reading

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Guenter Risse at San Francisco Public Library, San Francisco, CA Thu, 02 Jun 2016 18:00:00 CDT — Lecture/Signing
Tula Connell at Cafe Berlin, Washington, DC Sun, 05 Jun 2016 13:00:00 CDT — Reading/Signing
David Whiteis at American Blues Hall of Fame, Memphis, TN Sun, 05 Jun 2016 19:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
Mormon History Association Fri, 10 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT
Mormon History Association Sat, 11 Jun 2016 08:00:00 CDT
Printers Row Lit Fest Sat, 11 Jun 2016 10:00:00 CDT
Penny Parsons at North Carolina Music Hall of Fame, Kannapolis, NC Sat, 11 Jun 2016 13:00:00 CDT — Book Signing
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