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Faculty Book: The Sandinista Revolution, A Global Latin American History

March 21, 2024 by | News

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences congratulates Dr. Mateo Jarquín (History) on his first published book, The Sandinista Revolution, A Global Latin American History (The University of North Carolina Press). “In my discipline (History), monographs are the name of the game; books are the main way that students and scholars consume research. So,

Faculty Book: Ambiguous Cinema

February 23, 2024 by | News

The concept driving Dr. Kelli Fuery’s (Creative and Cultural Industries) latest book, Ambiguous Cinema: From Simone de Beauvoir to Feminist Film-Phenomenology (Edinburgh University Press) originated from one of her Film Theory classes when she and her students were discussing theories of spectatorship. “While many students were familiar with the ‘male gaze’ as coined by Laura

Faculty Book: Understanding Agency in Indigenous Translation and Interpretation through Indigenous Approaches to UX

January 24, 2024 by | News

The Voice of Wilkinson recently sat down with Dr. Nora K. Rivera (English) to discuss her new publication, The Rhetorical Mediator: Understanding Agency in Indigenous Translation and Interpretation through Indigenous Approaches to UX (University Press of Colorado, 2024). This is Rivera’s first published book as a single author, but the accomplishment caused some mixed feelings

Systems Shift: Creating and Navigating Change in Rhetoric and Composition Administration Faculty Books

December 12, 2023 by | News

In 2017, Dr. Aurora Matzke (English) and a few colleagues started having casual conversations about how systems and networks stymie efforts to create more inclusive programs and institutions. Everything from academic labor issues and workplace boundaries to inclusive assessment benchmarks and equitable service requirements. Soon thereafter, Dr. Matzke and these colleagues presented this topic on

Defining Democracy: Democratic Commitment in the Arab World

November 16, 2023 by | Wilkinson College

Assistant Professor Hannah Ridge (Political Science) recently published her first book, Defining Democracy: Democratic Commitment in the Arab World. The book focuses on how Arabic-speakers in the Middle East use the word dimuqratiyya. The English translation – democracy – fails to capture the nuance of how the word is employed, according to Dr. Ridge. “When

Mirabai: The Making of a Saint Faculty Books

September 21, 2023 by | News

Mirabai: The Making of a Saint, the latest publication by Dr. Nancy Martin (Religious Studies), is about an extraordinary and (still) controversial woman—a sixteenth-century, royal devotee of Krishna who refused to live as a woman of her caste and class should. Instead, she sang and danced her impassioned love of God in public, interacting with

Design for Emergency Management Faculty Books

September 11, 2023 by | News

Do you know how to handle an emergency? Few do. Tunnel vision occurs at all levels—emergency managers, first responders, tourists, commuters, community leaders, and local residents. This is why Professor Claudine Jaenichen (Graphic Design) and a team of professionals from The Design Network for Emergency Management (DNEM) created Design for Emergency Management. The book combines

Boundaries of Violence in Early Modern England Faculty Books

August 17, 2023 by | English

  Dr. Samantha Dressel (Department of English) and Matthew Carter (Clayton State University) recently published their co-edited book, Boundaries of Violence in Early Modern England (Routledge Press). The book explores the possibilities and limitations of violence in the Early Modern world through a collaboration of scholars who participated in the 2021 Shakespeare Association of America

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