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ICYMI: New & Notable Articles (5 Feb 2024)

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Each week, we collect the articles that we posted in the last week and put them all in one place, right here on the blog. So no worries if you missed an article we posted to Facebook, X/Twitter, Mastodon, Threads, Bluesky, Instagram and/or LinkedIn

Here they are, In Case You Missed It: 

Promotional tile featuring the cover art from the latest issue of American Quarterly and a figure from the article of an Instagram post (Screenshots. finai, keisha tiave @keishafinai, "Gals helping gals out—that's what I'm talkin bout #internationalwomensday2020 (I know, I'm late)," Instagram, March 9, 2020) accompanied by the text  Occupied Joy The Politics of Skateboarding in Palestine Free thru 16 Feb

Occupied Joy: The Politics of Skateboarding in Palestine

Ruba H. Akkad
American Quarterly
Volume 75, Number 3, September 2023

Explore the Palestinian youth skateboarding subculture as a site of quotidian anticolonial and anti-imperialist resistance, which Ruba H. Akkad calls “Occupied Joy” 

Free to read in American Quarterly through 16 February. 

 

Promotional tile featuring the cover art from the latest issue of Feminist Formations accompanied by the text  Urgent Archives:A How-to-Guide What does it mean to be the one who remembers? How can physical objects from the past help us survive and thrive in the present? What becomes possible when we come together and share our stories? Read free thru 16 Feb

Urgent Archives: A How-To Guide

Ted Kerr
Feminist Formations
Volume 35, Issue 3, Winter 2023

“What does it mean to be the one who remembers?” asks Ted Kerr in Feminist Formations. What do we mean when we say ‘archives,’ and how do those archives relate to the future of BIPOC world-making, HIV/AIDS movements, and others? 

Read free through 16 February. 

 

Promotional tile featuring the cover art from the latest issue of Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History and the text:  "The Total Subversion of All Rule" Countering Slavery in Colonial and Imperial Contexts Special Issue: Subversion, Slavery, and the Work of Empire Read Free thru 16 Feb

"The Total Subversion of All Rule": Countering Slavery in Colonial and Imperial Contexts

Crystal Eddins and Zach Sell
Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History
Volume 24, Number 3, Winter 2023

The new Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History is a special issue focused on “Subversion, Slavery, and the Work of Empire.” Read the intro from guest editors Crystal Eddins and Zach Sell  for free through 16 February 

 

Promotional tile featuring the cover art for the latest issue of Diacritics, a screenshot of the video interview between Fernando Gomez Herrero and Frank B. Wilderson III, and the text:  The Afropessimist Never Drinks the Kool-Aid of Black Enlightened Progress: An Interview with Frank B. Wilderson III Read free thru 16 Feb

The Afropessimist Never Drinks the Kool-Aid of Black Enlightened Progress: An Interview with Frank B. Wilderson III

Fernando Gomez Herrero and Frank B. Wilderson III
Diacritics
Volume 50, Number 4, 2022

New in Diacritics: A conversation with Frank Wilderson III, author of the monograph Afropessimism (2020), on the struggle of being a subject that can never travel from dispossession to redemptive recovery. Read free through 16 February. 

 

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The Makings and Meanings of Childhood: Parents and the Juvenile Justice System in Interwar Palestine

Julia Shatz
Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth
Volume 17, Number 1, Winter 2024

In the new Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth, Julia Shatz studies the ways childhood was the political capital through which colonial power was both constructed and contested in the juvenile justice system of interwar Palestine.

Read free through 16 February. 

 

Promotional tile featuring the cover art of the new edition of The French Review, a still from the film Titane featuring the the title character posed on the hood of a car, and the text:  In the Defense of Punks and Monsters Julia Ducournau and Titane Read free thru 16 Feb

In Defense of Punks and Monsters: Julia Ducournau and Titane

Michèle Bacholle
The French Review
Volume 97, Number 2, December 2023

Julia Ducournau’s Titane won the Palme d’Or in 2021 for its portrayal of Alexia, a "monstrous" punk resisting normative limits. In The French Review, Michèle Bacholle considers Alexia as a character proposing a fluid, inclusive and caring society.

Read free through 16 February. 

 

Promotional tile featuring the cover art from the latest issue of Partial Answers accompanied by the text  Dispersing the Devil’s Stench Shifting Perceptions of Sulfuric Miasma in Early Modern English Literatures Read free thru 16 Feb

Dispersing the Devil’s Stench: Shifting Perceptions of Sulfuric Miasma in Early Modern English Literatures

Andrew Kettler
Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the History of Ideas
Volume 22, Number 1, January 2024

Early Modern English literature frequently invoked sulfur as the aroma of hell, demons and wickedness — until this perception began to shift with the Industrial Revolution “Dispersing the Devil’s Stench,” new in Partial Answers.

Read free through 16 February. 

 

Zora Neale Hurston, Anthropometrist

Steven Nathaniel
MFS Modern Fiction Studies
Volume 69, Number 4, Winter 2023

Many know Zora Neale Hurston best for her work in fiction, but she began her career as a physical anthropologist and an acute critic of eugenic methods who anticipated the racism built in to modern facial recognition algorithms.

Read more at MFS Modern Fiction Studies, free thru 16 February 
 

 

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