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Energy Never DiesAfro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago

Energy Never Dies: Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago

Ayana Contreras

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044069
eISBN:
9780252053009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044069.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Black Chicago in the post–civil rights era was constantly refreshed by an influx of newcomers from the American South via the Great Migration. Chicago was a beacon, disseminating a fresh, powerful ... More

Journalism and Jim CrowWhite Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America

Journalism and Jim Crow: White Supremacy and the Black Struggle for a New America

Kathy Roberts Forde and Sid Bedingfield (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252044106
eISBN:
9780252053047
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252044106.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

After Reconstruction, white publishers and editors used their newspapers to build, nurture, and protect white supremacist political economies and social orders across the South that lasted for ... More

Lying in the MiddleMusical Theater and Belief at the Heart of America

Lying in the Middle: Musical Theater and Belief at the Heart of America

Jake Johnson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780252043925
eISBN:
9780252052859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043925.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book theorizes and conceptualizes the Middle space musical theater maintains in America--between professional and amateur, urban and rural, fact and fiction, fantasy and reality, truth and ... More

Being La DominicanaRace and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Being La Dominicana: Race and Identity in the Visual Culture of Santo Domingo

Rachel Afi Quinn

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043819
eISBN:
9780252052712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043819.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

With this book, Rachel Afi Quinn makes the case for a transnational feminist cultural studies lens of analysis and an ethnographic approach to the study of race, gender, and visual culture in the ... More

The Huawei ModelThe Rise of China's Technology Giant

The Huawei Model: The Rise of China's Technology Giant

Yun Wen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043437
eISBN:
9780252052316
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043437.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

With the rise of China’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector, a number of Chinese high-tech firms are approaching transnational stages and shifting the center of gravity in global ... More

Laughing to Keep from DyingAfrican American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

Laughing to Keep from Dying: African American Satire in the Twenty-First Century

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043390
eISBN:
9780252052279
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043390.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book utilizes an interdisciplinary approach to expand the parameters of satire to include the satirization found in twenty-first-century African American forms of expression crossing generic ... More

Community-Centered JournalismEngaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Community-Centered Journalism: Engaging People, Exploring Solutions, and Building Trust

Andrea Wenzel

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043307
eISBN:
9780252052187
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043307.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In A Case for Community-Centered Journalism: Solutions, Engagement, Trust, Andrea Wenzel maps out a process model for building trust—not just in journalism, but between different sectors of ... More

African Art ReframedReflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

African Art Reframed: Reflections and Dialogues on Museum Culture

Bennetta Jules-Rosette and J. R. Osborn

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043277
eISBN:
9780252052156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043277.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book approaches the reframing of African art through dialogues with collectors, curators, and artists on three continents. It explores museum exhibitions, storerooms, artists’ studios, and ... More

Fashioning PostfeminismSpectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Fashioning Postfeminism: Spectacular Femininity and Transnational Culture

Simidele Dosekun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043215
eISBN:
9780252052095
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043215.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This book concerns young, class-privileged women in the Nigerian city of Lagos who dress in a “spectacularly feminine” style characterised by the extravagant use and combination of normatively ... More

Ending Gender-Based ViolenceJustice and Community in South Africa

Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

South Africa’s democratization has been celebrated internationally for the remarkable advances of women in political office. Despite these visible steps forward, South Africa continues to face ... More

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