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Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Lana and Lilly Wachowski

Cáel M. Keegan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042126
eISBN:
9780252050879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042126.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book analyzes the filmmaking careers of Lana and Lilly Wachowski as the world’s most influential transgender media producers. Situated at the intersection of trans* studies and black feminist ... More

Reformation of the SensesThe Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Reformation of the Senses: The Paradox of Religious Belief and Practice in Germany

Jacob M Baum

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042195
eISBN:
9780252050930
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042195.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Through careful examination of religious beliefs and practices in the German-speaking world from approximately 1400 to 1600, this book challenges the centuries-old narrative of the transition from ... More

Return to the City of JosephModern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Return to the City of Joseph: Modern Mormonism's Contest for the Soul of Nauvoo

Scott C. Esplin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042102
eISBN:
9780252050855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042102.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

In the 1840s, Nauvoo, Illinois, was a religious boomtown, the headquarters for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), a controversial religion whose theology, social practices, ... More

Teaching with Digital HumanitiesTools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Teaching with Digital Humanities: Tools and Methods for Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Jennifer Travis and Jessica DeSpain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042232
eISBN:
9780252050978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042232.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book offers theoretical perspectives and case studies for teaching American literature of the long nineteenth century using the tools and methods of the digital humanities (DH). The essays ... More

The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

The Second Generation of African American Pioneers in Anthropology

Ira Enell Harrison, Deborah Johnson-Simon, and Erica Lorraine Williams

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042027
eISBN:
9780252050763
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042027.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This volume brings together emerging and leading scholars in the field of anthropology to reflect on the intellectual trajectories of fifteen African American anthropologists who earned their ... More

Alice in PornolandHardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Alice in Pornoland: Hardcore Encounters with the Victorian Gothic

Laura Helen Marks

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042140
eISBN:
9780252050886
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042140.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book argues that pornographic film relies on a particular "Victorianness" in generating eroticism—a Gothic Victorianness that is monstrous and restrained, repressed but also perverse, static but ... More

Big SisterFeminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Big Sister: Feminism, Conservatism, and Conspiracy in the Heartland

Erin M. Kempker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252041976
eISBN:
9780252050701
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041976.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book maps the interplay of conservative and feminist women in Indiana during the second half of the twentieth century and proposes an alternative framework for understanding the second wave ... More

Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen

Honey Meconi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252033155
eISBN:
9780252050725
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252033155.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The book provides a short but thorough introduction to twelfth-century composer and visionary St. Hildegard of Bingen, creator of seventy-seven plainchant melodies (her Symphonia armonie celestium ... More

Voices of DroughtThe Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Voices of Drought: The Politics of Music and Environment in Northeastern Brazil

Michael B. Silvers

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042089
eISBN:
9780252050831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042089.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Voices of Drought is an ethnomusicological study of relationships between popular music, the environmental and social costs of drought, and the politics of culture and climate vulnerability in the ... More

Reshaping Women's HistoryVoices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Reshaping Women's History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians

Julie A Gallagher and Barbara Winslow

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780252042003
eISBN:
9780252050749
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042003.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Reshaping Women’s History: Voices of Nontraditional Women Historians is a collection of eighteen essays written by “nontraditional” women historians, all of whom have won the prestigious Catherine ... More

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