Author Archives: Ali Wasielewski

Rachel Afi Quinn, author of Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo , recently answered some questions about what inspired her to write her new book and the discoveries she made in the process. … Continue reading

We recently talked to co-authors Jonathan Wright and Dawson Barrett about their new book, Punks in Peoria: Making a Scene in the American Heartland. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? DAWSON: Though the book is not really … Continue reading

We recently talked to co-authors Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo about their new book, Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry. Q: Why did you decide to write this book—and how did you meet? Both of us … Continue reading

Candace Bailey, author of Unbinding Gentility: Women Making Music in the Nineteenth-Century South, recently answered some questions about the inspirations behind and discoveries she made while writing her new book. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? In … Continue reading

Adam Crymble, author of Technology and the Historian: Transformations in the Digital Age, answers some questions on his inspirations and discoveries while writing his book. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? I really love history, and I … Continue reading

Matthew E. Stanley, author of Grand Army of Labor: Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War recently answered some questions about his new book. Q: Why did you decide to write this book?  I became interested in the … Continue reading

We recently chatted with author Jennifer McClearen about her new book, Fighting Visibility: Sports Media and Female Athletes in the UFC. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? Fighting Visibility began as a mild curiosity when I started … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Hungry Translations: Relearning the World through Radical Vulnerability has been selected as the winner of 2021 International Studies Association’s Global Development Studies Book Award. The award will be announced in the DGS newsletter as well … Continue reading

Author, Charles Titus, of Exploring the Land of Lincoln: The Essential Guide to Illinois Historic Sites answers questions about his influences for and discoveries he’s made while creating a comprehensive guide to Illinois historic sites. Q: Why did you decide … Continue reading

Richard Porton, the author of Film and the Anarchist Imagination, shares the inspirations and discoveries behind the expanded second edition of his exploration of anarchism’s images, ideas, and influence in cinema. Q: Why did you decide to write this book? … Continue reading

About Ali Wasielewski

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