Bewitching the Modern Mind
By CHRISTIAN SALMON
Published 22nd March 2010
8 April, 1pm at the RSA, London: ‘Storytelling: How narratives shape our reality, ideas and behaviour’. For more information and book your free place: http://www.thersa.org/events/our-events/storytelling-how-narratives-shape-our -reality,-ideas-and-behaviour <http://www.thersa.org/events/our-events/storytelling-how-narratives-shape-ou r-reality,-ideas-and-behaviour>
8 April, 6.30pm at the ICA, London: ‘Making [...]
Years after 9/11 are we any closer to knowing what makes a radical?
In the wake of the terrorist attacks on 9/11, US public officials seemed to have no idea how many of the 1.3 billion Muslims across the world supported the bombing. The result was the largest most comprehensive study of its kind. [...]
For any colleagues interested in popular culture and sexuality, queer theory, gay male aging, and communication and critical/cultural studies, I wanted to draw your attention to a new publication from Routledge in their Communication and Rhetoric series. Apologies for any cross-postings.
Queer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation: Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity By Dustin Bradley Goltz
By Jennifer S. Hirsch, Holly Wardlow, Daniel Jordan Smith, Harriet M. Phinney, Shanti Parikh, and Constance A. Nathanson
For many women around the world, their greatest risk of HIV infection comes from having sex with the very person with whom they are supposed to have sex: their spouse. A new book, THE SECRET: Love, Marriage, [...]
Oxford University Press $24.95 hardcover
Although the idea of hindsight is frequently associated with the biases, distortions, and outright lies of memory–as in the infamous “20-20” scenario or the conviction that one “knew it all along” – Mark Freeman maintains that this process of looking backward over the terrain of the past can also serve [...]
new book edited by Phil Clark and Zachary Kaufman
In the book, scholars and practitioners analyse the political, legal and regional impact of events in post-genocide Rwanda within the broader themes of transitional justice, reconstruction and reconciliation.
Profits from the book to will be donated to the Kigali Public Library, Rwanda’s first public [...]
new book by Andreas Witzel, Irena Medjedović, and Susanne Kretzer (Eds.). concerned with secondary analysis just published.
for more information contact Irena Medjedovic: irenam[at]gsss.uni-bremen.de