Popular Culture



link to catalog page SMITH, CHRISTOPHER, Dancing Revolution

Dancing Revolution

Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Author: Christopher J. Smith
Pub Date: May 2019

Using dance as a political language to unite and resist   learn more...
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link to catalog page FIXMER-ORAIZ, Homeland Maternity

Homeland Maternity

US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Author: Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz
Pub Date: March 2019

Motherhood and motherland in contemporary America   learn more...
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link to catalog page POWERS, On Trend

On Trend

The Business of Forecasting the Future

Author: Devon Powers
Pub Date: October 2019

Prophets churning profits in the mysterious world of trend professionals   learn more...
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link to catalog page STEPHENS, Rocking the Closet

Rocking the Closet

How Little Richard, Johnnie Ray, Liberace, and Johnny Mathis Queered Pop Music

Author: Vincent Stephens
Pub Date: November 2019

Pushing boundaries and blurring lines with an all-star bill of hitmakers   learn more...
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link to catalog page BAEZ, In Search of Belonging

In Search of Belonging

Latinas, Media, and Citizenship

Author: Jillian M. Báez
Pub Date: March 2018

What Latinas seek, and see, of themselves in the media   learn more...
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link to catalog page VOGEL, James Baldwin and the 1980s

James Baldwin and the 1980s

Witnessing the Reagan Era

Author: Joseph Vogel
Pub Date: April 2018

Rediscovering the iconic writer's lost decade   learn more...
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link to catalog page KOEPNICK, Michael Bay Author: Lutz Koepnick
Pub Date: February 2018

World Cinema in the Age of Populism   learn more...
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link to catalog page RHODES, Framing the Black Panthers

Framing the Black Panthers

The Spectacular Rise of a Black Power Icon

Author: Jane Rhodes
Pub Date: February 2017

The Black Panthers' rise to prominence and notoriety   learn more...
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link to catalog page FOJAS, Zombies, Migrants, and Queers

Zombies, Migrants, and Queers

Race and Crisis Capitalism in Pop Culture

Author: Camilla Fojas
Pub Date: March 2017

The victims of capitalism and other catastrophes   learn more...
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link to catalog page NEUPERT, John Lasseter Author: Richard Neupert
Pub Date: April 2016

John Lasseter and the rise of Pixar Style   learn more...
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