Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Summer Post 3: August 5, 2009

Speaking from the Body: Latinas on Health and Culture
edited by Angie Chabram-Dernersesian and Adela de la Torre
review by Donna Shelton, Northeastern State University
listed in: Latin America, Science

The War in Words: Reading the Dakota Conflict through the Captivity Literature
by Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola
review by Wendy Lucas Castro, University of Central Arkansas
listed in: Native American, Immigrant American

Red, White, and Spooked: The Supernatural in American Culture
by M. Keith Booker
review by Tamar Gablinger, Humboldt Universität Insititut für Sozialwissenschaften, Germany
listed in: Cinema

Mysterious Skin: Male Bodies in Contemporary Cinema
edited by Santiago Fouz-Hernández
review by Nathan G. Tipton, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis
listed in: Cinema, Gender

Hollywood Bloodshed: Violence in 1980s American Cinema
by James Kendrick
review by Sarah Boslaugh
listed in: Cinema

The Garden and the Fire: Heaven and Hell in Islamic Culture
by Nerina Rustomji
review by Brooke Sherrard, Florida State University
listed in: Social Custom

Francesca Caccini at the Medici Court: Music and the Circulation of Power
by Suzanne G. Cusick
review by Reba Wissner, Brandeis University
listed in: Music, Europe

Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class, and Success in Silicon Valley
by Shalini Shankar
review by Rupa Pillai, University of Oregon, Eugene
listed in: Asia, Immigrant American

A Spectacle of Suffering: Clara Morris on the American Stage
by Barbara Wallace Grossman
review by Hayley Wood, Massachusetts Humanities
listed in: Performing Arts, (Auto)Biography

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