Thamyris/Intersecting: Place, Sex and Race

Edited by Ernst van Alphen, University of Leiden

Edited by Esther Peeren, University of Amsterdam, Hanneke Stuit, University of Amsterdam, and Astrid Van Weyenberg, University of Leiden.

Peripheral Visions sheds new light on how today’s peripheries are made, lived, imagined and mobilized. Focusing on space, mobility and aesthetics, it argues that peripheries require more visibility, and are invaluable for creating alternative perspectives on the globalizing present.
Series: 
Volume: 
31
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004321441
E-ISBN: 
9789004323056
Publication date: 
August 2016
€75,00
$90.00

Edited by Ashley Tellis and Sruti Bala.

The Global Trajectories of Queerness critically investigates the circulation of the term “queer” in the Global South, its political economy underpinnings and its cultural politics. The collection offers theorizations and detailed ethnographies of contemporary same-sex culture in sixteen countries.
Series: 
Volume: 
30
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004309333
E-ISBN: 
9789004217942
Publication date: 
October 2015
€70,00
$91.00

edited by Maria Boletsi, University of Leiden, and Christian Moser, University of Bonn.

Barbarism revisited revisits well-known and obscure chapters in the genealogy of barbarism from Greek antiquity to the present. Through contemporary interdisciplinary perspectives, it recasts the conceptual history of barbarism as a task for literary scholars, art historians, and cultural analysts.
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789004307926
E-ISBN: 
9789004309272
Publication date: 
November 2015
€85,00
$110.00

Edited by Liesbeth Minnaard and Till Dembeck

This volume explores literary negotiations of and challenges to this powerful myth of monolingualism in various, mostly West-European cultural contexts.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038561
E-ISBN: 
9789401210980
Publication date: 
December 2014
€44,00
$57.00

Edited by Philomena Essed and Isabel Hoving

Dutch Racism is the first comprehensive study of its kind. The approach is unique, not comparative but relational, in unraveling the legacy of racism in the Netherlands and the (former) colonies. Authors contribute to identifying the complex ways in which racism operates in and beyond the...
Series: 
Volume: 
27
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037588
Publication date: 
January 2014
€95,00
$120.00

Edited by Jan Hein Hoogstad and Birgitte Stougaard Pedersen

Off Beat: Pluralizing Rhythm draws attention to rhythm as a tool for analyzing various cultural objects. In fields as diverse as music, culture, nature, and economy, rhythm can be seen as a phenomenon that both connects and divides. It suggests a certain measure with which people, practices, and...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042036161
Publication date: 
January 2013
€54,00
$68.00

Edited by Philomena Essed and Gabriele Schwab

Clones, Fakes and Posthumans: Cultures of Replication explores cloning and related phenomena that inform each other, like twins, fakes, replica, or homogeneities, through a cultural prism. What could it mean to think of a cloning mentality? Could it be that a “cloning culture” has made...
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042034167
Publication date: 
January 2012
€64,00
$80.00

Edited by Cornelia Gräbner and Arturo Casas

Over the past decades, the poetry performance has developed into an increasingly popular, diverse, and complex art form. In theoretical and critical discourse, it is referred to as performance poetry, spoken word poetry, and polipoesía; some theorists argue that it is an independent poetic genre,...
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033290
Publication date: 
January 2011
€74,00
$94.00

Edited by Mieke Bal and Miguel Á. Hernández-Navarro

This book explores the idea that art can enact small-scale resistances against the status quo in the social domain. These acts, which we call “little resistances,” determine the limited yet potentially powerful political impact of art. From different angles, seventeen authors consider the spaces...
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042032637
Publication date: 
January 2011
€88,00
$111.00

Edited by Murat Aydemir

In the West, once apparently progressive causes such as sexual equality and lesbian and gay emancipation are increasingly redeployed in order to discipline and ostracize immigrant underclass subjects, primarily Muslims. Gender and sexuality on the one hand and race, culture, and/or ethnicity on...
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042031876
Publication date: 
January 2011
€69,00
$87.00

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