Campaigns of Knowledge: US Pedagogies of Colonialism and Occupation in the Philippines and Japan

Malini Johar Schueller Temple University Press 2019 Amidst the throes of the Philippine-American war, American soldiers opened the first school in Corregidor, initiating a comprehensive system of education; following Japanese surrender, the U.S.- led occupation commenced its educational reform. Campaigns of Knowledge argues that the creation of a suitable pedagogical subject through schooling was a

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Formulated Experiences: Hidden Realities and Emergent Meanings from Shakespeare to Fromm

Peter L. Rudnytsky Routledge 2019 In Formulated Experiences: Hidden Realities and Emergent Meanings from Shakespeare to Fromm, Peter L. Rudnytsky continues his quest for a “re-vision” of psychoanalysis by coupling his revival of the unjustly neglected figure of Erich Fromm with his latest groundbreaking research on Ferenczi and Groddeck. Committed at once to a humanistic and

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African American Cinema through Black Lives Consciousness

Mark A. Reid Wayne State University Press 2019 African American Cinema through Black Lives Consciousness uses critical race theory to discuss American films that embrace contemporary issues of race, sexuality, class, and gender. Its linear history chronicles black-oriented narrative film from post–World War II through the presidential administration of Barack Obama. Editor Mark A. Reid

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Women at Work in Twenty-First-Century European Cinema

Barbara Mennel U. of Illinois Press, 2019 From hairdressers and caregivers to reproductive workers and power-suited executives, images of women’s labor have powered a fascinating new movement within twenty-first century European cinema. Social realist dramas capture precarious working conditions. Comedies exaggerate the habits of the global managerial class. Stories from countries battered by the global

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Comedy Acting for Theater: The Art and Craft of Performing in Comedies

Sid Homan and Brian Rhinehart Bloomsbury/ Methuen, 2018 Analysing why we laugh and what we laugh at, and describing how performers can elicit this response from their audience, this book enables actors to create memorable – and hilarious – performances. Rooted in performance and performance criticism, Sidney Homan and Brian Rhinehart provide a detailed explanation

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The Aesthetics and Politics of Global Hunger

Anastasia Ulanowicz and Manisha Basu, eds. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018 This collection investigates modern imperialist practices and their management of hunger through its punctuated distribution amongst asymmetrically related marginal populations. Drawing on relevant material from Egypt, Ireland, India, Ukraine, and other regions of the globe, The Aesthetics and Politics of Global Hunger is a rigorously comparative

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