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Cosmopolitan Love

Utopian Vision in D. H. Lawrence and Eileen Chang

Analyzes the writing of D. H. Lawrence and Eileen Chang to envision how love crosses cultural boundaries

Communicating the Other across Cultures

From Othering as Equipment for Living, to Communicating Other/Wise

Exposes how we have constructed and marginalized the Other across cultures, and suggests creative global solutions for inclusive multiculturalism

The Violence of the Letter

Toward a Theory of Writing

The alphabet's devastating consequences for humanity

The Creativity Complex

Art, Tech, and the Seduction of an Idea

How notions of creativity have evolved to serve the goals of neoliberalism—and what we can do about it

Ethnic Drag

Performing Race, Nation, Sexuality in West Germany

An exploration of the West German attempt to repress and refashion concepts of "race" after the Holocaust

Facing It

AIDS Diaries and the Death of the Author

Explores the connection between the politics of AIDS writing and the ethics of reading

The Limits to Union

Same-Sex Marriage and the Politics of Civil Rights

Offers a case study of the same-sex marriage debate in Hawaii to discuss wider questions of political import


The Economy of Colonial Desire

Establishes the homosocial dynamics of colonial desire as evidenced in Orientalist narrative

Freudian Slips

Woman, Writing, the Foreign Tongue

A feminist critic provides the first book-length literary exploration of Freud's classic study, The Psychopathology of Everyday Life.

Fourth Revolution and the Bottom Four Billion

Making Technologies Work for the Poor

Advanced technology for the Bottom Four Billion

Cinema Ann Arbor

How Campus Rebels Forged a Singular Film Culture

A fascinating journey into the DIY spirit of a highly influential film community

Visual Syntax of Race

Arab-Jews in Zionist Visual Culture

The visual representation of racial thought

Working Time

Essays on Poetry, Culture, and Travel

Essays that explore literature, art, and contemporary culture and their connections to time and place

From the Valley of Bronze Camels

A Primer, Some Lectures, & A Boondoggle on Poetry

"What makes art 'modern' and what does 'urgent' mean now?"

Mortal Kombat

Games of Death

An introduction to one of the world's most iconic fighting games

Looking for Hickories

The Forgotten Wildness of the Rural Midwest

A masterfully written collection that establishes a new voice for the spirit of the upper Midwest and Michigan and offers a fresh look at the landscape as well as the everyday lives of the people who make up the region's small communities

The Automobile and American Culture

Looks at the impact of the automobile on American folkways

The Body in Crisis

New Pathways and Short Circuits in Representation

Foreword by Cristina Fernandes Rosa, Translated by Christopher Larkosh and Grace Holleran

A major theoretical work by Brazilian dance scholar Christine Greiner explores the political relevance of bodily arts in the age of neoliberal globalization

Touching the Unreachable

Writing, Skinship, Modern Japan

How can one construct relationality with the other through the skin, when touch is inevitably mediated by memories of previous contact, accumulated sensations, and interstitial space?

The Global White Snake

Tracing the history and adaptation of one of China’s foundational texts

Waiting for Cancer to Come

Women's Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decision Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer

A narrative-driven exploration of the effects of BRCA genetic testing on the lives of at-risk women

The Era of Great Disasters

Japan and Its Three Major Earthquakes

Uncovering the humanity and wisdom within the tragedy of Japan’s disaster responses to three major earthquakes

Cultural Values and Human Ecology in Southeast Asia

Gathers seventeen diverse perspectives on human ecology in Southeast Asia with a conceptual framework—cultural values—designed to bridge social and natural science paradigms

The <em>Dianshizhai Pictorial</em>

Shanghai Urban Life, 1884–1898

Brings to life the visual culture of the “nightless city,” late nineteenth-century Shanghai, through analyses of more than one hundred drawn depictions