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Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality
Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality (May 2016)
Marla Brettschneider - Author

Addresses the absence of Jewish subjects in intersectionality studies and demonstrates how to do intersectionality work inclusive of Jewish perspectives.
Jewish Feminism and Intersectionality explores a range of opportunities to apply and build intersectionality studies from within the life and work of Jewish feminism in the United States today. Marla Brettschneider builds on the best of what has been done in the field a...(Read More)
 
 
Are All the Women Still White?
Are All the Women Still White? (May 2016)
Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms
Janell Hobson - Editor

Provides a contemporary response to such landmark volumes as All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave and This Bridge Called My Back.

More than thirty years have passed since the publication of All the Women Are White, All the Blacks Are Men, But Some of Us Are Brave. Given the growth of women’s and gender studies in the last thirty-plus years, this updated and respons...(Read More)
 
 
Palimpsest - Volume #5, Issue #1
Palimpsest - Volume #5, Issue #1 (5/2016)
A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting - Editor
Tiffany Ruby Patterson-Myers - Editor

 
 
Inventing the Mathematician
Inventing the Mathematician (March 2016)
Gender, Race, and Our Cultural Understanding of Mathematics
Sara N. Hottinger - Author

Considers how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field.

Where and how do we, as a culture, get our ideas about mathematics and about who can engage with mathematical knowledge? Sara N. Hottinger uses a cultural studies approach to address how our ideas about mathematics shape our individual and cultural relationship to the field. She considers four locations in which representation...(Read More)
 
 
New Frontiers of Slavery
New Frontiers of Slavery (March 2016)
Dale W. Tomich - Edited and with an introduction by

Essays challenging conventional understandings of the slave economy of the nineteenth century.

The essays presented in New Frontiers of Slavery represent new analytical and interpretive approaches to the crisis of Atlantic slavery during the nineteenth century. By treating slavery within the framework of the modern world economy, they call attention to new zones of slave production that were formed as par...(Read More)
 
 
The Fifth Element
The Fifth Element (February 2016)
Social Justice Pedagogy through Spoken Word Poetry
Crystal Leigh Endsley - Author

Explores spoken word poetry as a tool for social justice, critical feminist pedagogy, and new ways of teaching.

The writing and performance of spoken word poetry can create moments of productive critical engagement. In The Fifth Element, Crystal Leigh Endsley charts her experience of working with a dynamic and diverse group of college students, who are also emerging artists, to explore the connection betw...(Read More)
 
 
Schoolhouse Activists
Schoolhouse Activists (December 2015)
African American Educators and the Long Birmingham Civil Rights Movement
Tondra L. Loder-Jackson - Author

Examines the role of African American educators in the Birmingham civil rights movement.
Schoolhouse Activists examines the role that African American educators played in the Birmingham, Alabama, civil rights movement from the late nineteenth century to the present day. Drawing on multiple perspectives from education, history, and sociology, Tondra L. Loder-Jackson revisits longstanding debates about whether these educator...(Read More)
 
 
Palimpsest - Volume #4, Issue #2
Palimpsest - Volume #4, Issue #2 (11/2015)
A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black Internationa
T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting - Editor
Tiffany Ruby Patterson-Myers - Editor

 
 
The Spike Lee Brand
The Spike Lee Brand (September 2015)
A Study of Documentary Filmmaking
Delphine Letort - Author
Mark A. Reid - Foreword by

A rare look at Spike Lee’s creative appropriation of the documentary film genre.

In this groundbreaking book, Delphine Letort sheds light on a neglected part of Spike Lee’s filmmaking by offering a rare look at his creative engagement with the genre of documentary filmmaking. Ranging from history to sports and music, Lee has tackled a diversity of topics in such nonfiction films as 4 Little Girls, A Huey P...(Read More)
 
 
In the Face of Inequality
In the Face of Inequality (July 2015)
How Black Colleges Adapt
Melissa E. Wooten - Author

First comparative historical analysis of the organizational growth of black colleges.

A quarter of black Americans earn college degrees from black colleges, yet questions about the necessity of black colleges abound. In the Face of Inequality dissects the ways in which race and racism combined to shape the experiences of America’s black colleges in the mid-twentieth century. In a novel approach to th...(Read More)
 
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