Elena Del Rio Parra, Materia Médica: Rareza, Singularidad y Accidente en la España Temprano-Moderna (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).
Fernández L’Hoeste, Héctor. “What’s in an Accent? Gender and Cultural Stereotypes in the Work of Sofía Vergara.” In The Routledge Companion to Latina/o Media. Eds. María Elena Cepeda and Dolores Inés Casillas. London, UK: Routledge,… more »
When sociology Professor Wendy Simonds’ friend and colleague, Chet Meeks, was diagnosed with advanced cancer she begin to think increasingly about the role of medicine in everyday life. After his death in 2008, Simonds took her experiences with her dear friend, her own dealings with hospitals and conducted extensive research to write her newest book,… more »
After a trip to the movie theater to see Dave Chappell’s Block Party, political science Assistant Professor Lakeyta Bonnette knew exactly what she wanted to write her Ph.D. dissertation on: Hip-Hop and politics.
“Usually the conversation we have about Hip-Hop is that it’s derogative and negatively impacts the community, specifically the youth,” she said. “Leaving… more »
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Molly Bassett and former Georgia State University faculty member Vincent Lloyd have co-edited a book that examines the complex relationship of race and religion, specifically in the issue of sainthood.
“In popular imagination, saints exhibit the best characteristics of humanity, universally recognizable but condensed and embodied in an individual. Recent… more »
Most people know of Eudora Welty as a fiction writer, the author of such works as the Pulitzer-Prize-winning “The Optimist’s Daughter.” But Welty considered a career as a photographer before she ever published a story, and wrote a large body of non-fiction – including essays, letters, and autobiography – after she made her name.
One of the great problems in physics is the detection of electromagnetic radiation – that is, light – which lies outside the small range of wavelengths that the human eye can see. Think X-rays, for example, or radio waves.
Now, researchers have discovered a way to use existing semiconductors to detect a far wider range… more »