King & Kayla and the Case of the Missing Dog Treats (King & Kayla, #1)

26 May 2020 | By Dori Hillestad Butler | Filed in: grad school.

Kayla made peanut butter treats for Jillian s new puppy, Thor But now the treats are missing What does Kayla know There are three treats missing King was in the kitchen King s breath doesn t smell like peanut butter What does King know There s an intruder in the house How will they solve

Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene

26 May 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 Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life

26 May 2020 | By Sheldon Solomon | Filed in: grad school.

n A transformative, fascinating theory based on robust and groundbreaking experimental research reveals how our unconscious fear of death powers almost everything we do, shining a light on the hidden motives that drive human behavior n n More than one hundred years ago, the American philosopher

As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance

26 May 2020 | By Leanne Betasamosake Simpson | Filed in: grad school.

Winner Native American and Indigenous Studies Association s Best Subsequent Book 2017 Honorable Mention Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award 2017 n nAcross North America, Indigenous acts of resistance have in recent years opposed the removal of federal protections for forests and wate

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

26 May 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

The Only Road (The Only Road #1)

26 May 2020 | By Alexandra Diaz | Filed in: grad school.

Jaime is sitting on his bed drawing when he hears a scream Instantly, he knows Miguel, his cousin and best friend, is dead.Everyone in Jaime s small town in Guatemala knows someone who has been killed by the Alphas, a powerful gang that s known for violence and drug trafficking Anyone who refuses

The Limits of Critique

26 May 2020 | By Rita Felski | Filed in: grad school.

Why must critics unmask and demystify literary works Why do they believe that language is always withholding some truth, that the critic s task is to reveal the unsaid or repressed In this book, Rita Felski examines critique, the dominant form of interpretation in literary studies, and situates it