By R. Warnicke
By Karen Nelson
Four interdisciplinary plenary themes flooring this exploration: Negotiations, Economies, Faiths & Spiritualities, and Pedagogies. students concentration upon many areas of the early glossy world--the Atlantic global, the Mediterranean international, Granada, Indonesia, the Low international locations, England, and Italy--inflected by means of such religions as Islam, Catholicism, and Reformed Protestantism, as they got here into touch with indigenous spiritualities and with each other.
Essays and workshop summaries research how gender and sophistication are implicated in monetary swap and examine the methods gender and faith map onto voyages of alternate, exploration, or imperialism. They examine how girls, as participants and as contributors of political or relatives networks, have been instrumental in transmitting, selling, aiding, or thwarting assorted religions during periods of spiritual crises. This quantity additionally deals tools for instructing and discovering those issues. it will likely be useful to students of medieval and early glossy women's stories, specifically these operating in historical past, literature, languages, musicology, and spiritual studies.
By Sally McConnell-Ginet
By Ann Fitzgerald,Carol McPhee
By Philipp Schröder
In this pioneering ethnographic learn of id, writer Philipp Schröder explores integration and concrete switch in Kyrgyzstan's capital Bishkek from the vantage element of younger males dwelling within the neighbourhood. relating issues together with authority, violence, social and imaginary geographies, interethnic family members, and competing notions of belonging to the town, Bishkek Boys bargains designated insights into how post-Socialist monetary liberalization, rural-urban migration and ethnic nationalism have reshaped social relatives one of the boys who come of age during this imperative Asian city environment.
By Alberto Chong,Andrea Moro,Alejandro Toledo,Hugo Ñopo
By Cory L. Armstrong,Gaye Tuchman,Julie L. Andsager,Dunja Antunovic,Kim Bissell,Timothy Brown,Sim Butler,Carolyn M. Byerly,Dianne Bystrom,Steve J. Collins,Donna Z. Davis,Stine Eckert,Tracy Everbach,Barbara Friedman,Fangfang Gao,J. Robyn Goodman,Adriane Grumb
By Barbara Creed
With shut connection with a few vintage horror movies together with the Alien trilogy, The Exorcist and Psycho, Creed analyses the seven `faces' of the monstrous-feminine: archaic mom, immense womb, vampire, witch, possessed physique, substantial mom and castrator. Her argument that guy fears girl as castrator, instead of as castrated, questions not just Freudian theories of sexual distinction yet latest theories of spectatorship and fetishism, delivering a provocative re-reading of classical and modern movie and theoretical texts.
By Elizabeth Locey
By Sharon Hayes