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Black Performance on the Outskirts of the LeftA History of the Impossible

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible

Malik Gaines

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479837038
eISBN:
9781479822607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837038.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left uses the notion of excess—its transgression, multiplicity, and ambivalence—to consider performances of the sixties that circulated a black political ... More

Chicana/o RemixArt and Errata Since the Sixties

Chicana/o Remix: Art and Errata Since the Sixties

Karen Mary Davalos

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479877966
eISBN:
9781479825165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479877966.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Remixing and reexamining art of and after the Chicano movement of the 1960s and 1970s, this book brings to light new insights about artists, their cultural production, and the exhibitions that ... More

Cosmopolitanisms

Cosmopolitanisms

Bruce Robbins, Paulo Lemos Horta, and Kwame Anthony Appiah (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479829682
eISBN:
9781479839681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829682.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Cosmopolitanism is less an ideal than a description. It merely assumes that wherever and whenever history has set peoples in motion across national boundaries, sometimes by force, many of them and ... More

DiversiónPlay and Popular Culture in Cuban America

Diversión: Play and Popular Culture in Cuban America

Albert Sergio Laguna

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479836017
eISBN:
9781479820306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479836017.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Diversión contends that our understanding of the Cuban diaspora is lacking not in seriousness, but in play. Against the melancholia, anger, and pain that have defined dominant characterizations of ... More

Fugitive ScienceEmpiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture

Fugitive Science: Empiricism and Freedom in Early African American Culture

Britt Rusert

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781479885688
eISBN:
9781479804702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479885688.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book offers a new history of race and science in the nineteenth century through the lens of early African American literature, visual culture, and performance. Across five chapters, the book ... More

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