Trace: Memory, History, Race and the American Landscape

10 August 2020 | By Lauret Savoy | Filed in: grad school.

Sand and stone are Earth s fragmented memory Each of us, too, is a landscape inscribed by memory and loss One life defining lesson Lauret Savoy learned as a young girl was this the American land did not hate As an educator and Earth historian, she has tracked the continent s past from the relics

Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene

10 August 2020 | By Donna J. Haraway | Filed in: grad school.

In the midst of spiraling ecological devastation, multispecies feminist theorist Donna J Haraway offers provocative new ways to reconfigure our relations to the earth and all its inhabitants She eschews referring to our current epoch as the Anthropocene, preferring to conceptualize it as what she

The Professor Is In: The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job

10 August 2020 | By Karen Kelsky | Filed in: grad school.

The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D into their ideal job Each year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D And each year only a small percent

Trans Kids: Being Gendered in the Twenty-First Century

10 August 2020 | By Tey Meadow | Filed in: grad school.

Trans Kids is a trenchant ethnographic and interview based study of the first generation of families affirming and facilitating gender nonconformity in children Earlier generations of parents sent such children for psychiatric treatment aimed at a cure, but today, many parents agree to call their c

Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times

10 August 2020 | By Soong-Chan Rah | Filed in: grad school.

Missio Alliance Essential Reading List of 2015 nHearts Minds Bookstore s Best Books of 2015, Social Criticism and Cultural Engagement n nRELEVANT s Top 10 Books of 2015, Non Fiction nEnglewood Review of Books Best Books of 2015, Theology nWhen Soong Chan Rah planted an urban church in Cambridge, Massachu

In the Wake: On Blackness and Being

10 August 2020 | By Christina Sharpe | Filed in: grad school.

In this original and trenchant work, Christina Sharpe interrogates literary, visual, cinematic, and quotidian representations of Black life that comprise what she calls the orthography of the wake Activating multiple registers of wake the path behind a ship, keeping watch with the dead, coming

Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women

10 August 2020 | By Brittney Cooper | Filed in: grad school.

Beyond Respectability charts the development of African American women as public intellectuals and the evolution of their thought from the end of the 1800s through the Black Power era of the 1970s Eschewing the Great Race Man paradigm so prominent in contemporary discourse, Brittney C Cooper looks