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Dancing RevolutionBodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Dancing Revolution: Bodies, Space, and Sound in American Cultural History

Christopher J. Smith

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042393
eISBN:
9780252051234
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042393.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book is a social history, theorizing participatory dance in New World public spaces as a tool that has enabled subaltern communities’ political resistance to hegemonic control. Drawing upon ... More

Building the Black Arts MovementHoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Jonathan Fenderson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This book is the first to document and analyze Hoyt Fuller’s profound influence on the Black Arts movement. Using historical snapshots of Fuller’s life and activism as a means to rethink the period, ... More

Critical Digital HumanitiesThe Search for a Methodology

Critical Digital Humanities: The Search for a Methodology

James E. Dobson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042270
eISBN:
9780252051111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042270.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book seeks to develop an answer to the major question arising from the adoption of sophisticated data-science approaches within humanities research: are existing humanities methods compatible ... More

Leonard Bernstein and the Language of Jazz

Leonard Bernstein and the Language of Jazz

Katherine Baber

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042379
eISBN:
9780252051210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042379.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

For Leonard Bernstein, music was a language capable of communicating more directly than in words, and jazz was a crucial part of his musical vocabulary. As an idiom made up of a range of ... More

Rethinking American Music

Rethinking American Music

Tara Browner and Thomas L. Riis (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042324
eISBN:
9780252051159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042324.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Only since the 1970s have the variety of American musical styles and sounds have been allowed to stand on their own two feet in the academic world. Recent efforts to place American music-making ... More

Ritual SoundingsWomen Performers and World Religions

Ritual Soundings: Women Performers and World Religions

Sarah Weiss

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042294
eISBN:
9780252051135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042294.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This book documents ways in which women’s performance practices engage with and localize world religions while creating opportunities for women’s agency. This study draws on the rich resources of ... More

To Turn the Whole World OverBlack Women and Internationalism

To Turn the Whole World Over: Black Women and Internationalism

Keisha N. Blain and Tiffany M. Gill (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042317
eISBN:
9780252051166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042317.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Black women in the United States and across the African diaspora have historically linked national concerns to global ones. This interdisciplinary collection explores the varied ways black women have ... More

All Our TrialsPrisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence

Emily L. Thuma

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042331
eISBN:
9780252051173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042331.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence is a history of grassroots activism by, for, and about incarcerated domestic violence survivors, criminalized rape resisters, ... More

Disrupting KinshipTransnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Disrupting Kinship: Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States

Kimberly D. McKee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042287
eISBN:
9780252051128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042287.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Interacting with Cold War ideology, individuals’ Christian Americanism supported the notion that Korean adoptees would enter “good homes” in a democratic society. Many children felt the brunt of this ... More

Homeland MaternityUS Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Homeland Maternity: US Security Culture and the New Reproductive Regime

Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042355
eISBN:
9780252051197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042355.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Motherhood in the context of homeland security culture is a site of intense contestation—both a powerful form of currency and a target of unprecedented assault. In this book, I designate the term ... More

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