ICYMI: New & Notable Articles (8 April 2024)

ICYMI Blog Header featuring the title: ICYMI In Case You Missed It, New & Notable Articles of the Week; a collage of covers of the featured journals, and a list of the articles featured at the blog

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 cover art from the new edition of MLN and the text: MLN Forum  Translators Reimagine Literary Citizenship in the Academy 10 scholars 9 articles 1 blog Open access thru March 2025

MLN Forum: Translators Reimagine Literary Citizenship in the Academy

Eleni Theodoropoulos and Bradley Harmon

MLN
Volume 138, Number 5, December 2023

How and when will translation receive recognition for its crucial role in the academic ecosystem? 

Spanning the Hopkins Press blog & 9 articles in a new special issue of MLN, it's a lively and thoughtful 10-scholar forum, open access for a year thru March 2025
 

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Racing The Classics: Ethos and Praxis 

Sasha-Mae Eccleston and Dan-El Padilla Peralta

American Journal of Philology
Volume 143, Number 2 (Whole Number 570), Summer 2022

Congratulations to Sasha-Mae Eccleston and Dan-El Padilla Peralta on their Mellon Grant to support their transformative classics program, Racing the Classics

Read their account of founding the conference, free thru 12 April in American Journal of Philology
 

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Queer Data: Ronald Firbank and the Information Economy

Michael McCluskey

Cusp: Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Cultures
Volume 2, Number 1, Winter 2024

How do data & early 20th century literary culture interact, and can data aesthetics help us better understand writer Ronald Firbank?

In the new Cusp, read about Firbank’s camp and elusive style and how the information economy can help elucidate his work.

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Kate Hext, Kristin Mahoney, and Alex Murray

Cusp: Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Cultures

This January, Cusp: Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Cultures became the sixth Hopkins Press journal crowned Best New Journal by Council of Editors of Learned Journals 

We gathered the editors—Kate Hext, Kristin Mahoney, and Alex Murray—for a roundtable blog discussion on founding a journal and what's next for Cusp.

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True Crime: An Interview with George Elliott Clarke

Nathan L. Grant

African American Review
Volume 56, Number 3, Fall 2023

An interview with Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke highlights his newest book J’Accuse…! and its themes of social injustice, race relations in Canada, and misogyny through the lens of poetry, memoir, and narrative

Free thru 19 April in then new African American Review
 

Promotional tile featuring cover art from the new edition of American Jewish History, a figure from the article featuring a 1915 ad (Der tog Advertisement, June 21, 1915, 2, Historical Jewish Press website founded by the National Library of Israel and Tel Aviv University) and the text: Smoking Sephardic?:The Schinasi Brothers and Their Sephardic, Jewish, Ottoman, and Turkish Ethnic Enterprise Read free thru 19 April

Smoking Sephardic?: The Schinasi Brothers and Their Sephardic, Jewish, Ottoman, and Turkish Ethnic Enterprise

James Benjamin Nadel

American Jewish History
Volume 107, Number 2/3, April/July 2023

The Schinasi Brothers rose into the highest echelons of New York City at the turn of the 20th century, building a global cigarette company

Read their fascinating history free thru 19 April in the new issue of American Jewish History
 

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Pheoby’s Queer Quietness in Their Eyes Were Watching God

Benjamin Bagocius

Mississippi Quarterly
Volume 75, Number 4, 2022

Zora Neale Huston’s 1937 novel “Their Eyes were Watching God” features Pheoby Watson, a character who invites queer discourse by unsettling cisheterosexual storylines

Benjamin Bagocius explores the portrayal in the new Mississippi Quarterly, free thru 19 April 

 

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"Friends, not food": Depictions of Animals in Vegan Picturebooks

Anastassiya Andrianova

Children's Literature Association Quarterly
Volume 48, Number 3, Fall 2023

Anastassiya Andrianova discusses how vegan picturebooks should not only discuss veganism as a dietary practice, but also as a philosophy

Read more, free thru 19 April in the new issue of Children's Literature Association Quarterly.
 

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Shanxi's Men on the Spot: The Rise of Long-Distance Trading Firms on the Northern Frontier

George Zhijian Qiao

Late Imperial China
Volume 44, Number 2, December 2023

Read about the life story of Zhang Luan, a merchant who stars in the archival records of the Gao Pu jade-smuggling case of the late Qianlong reign, and how his involvement revealed unknown details about the Shanxi firms’ operation.

Free thru 12 April in Late Imperial China.
 

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Z: Memory Politics in Youth Activism in the Greek 1960s

Aimilia (Emilia) Salvanou

Journal of Modern Greek Studies
Volume 41, Number 2, October 2023

Read about the life story of Zhang Luan, a merchant who stars in the archival records of the Gao Pu jade-smuggling case of the late Qianlong reign, and how his involvement revealed unknown details about the Shanxi firms’ operation.

Free thru 12 April in Late Imperial China.
 

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German Influences on Ottoman Film Propaganda during World War I

Enis Dinç

German Studies Review
Volume 46, Number 3, October 2023

During WW1, the Ottoman Empire lacked experience in cinema techniques, and the Germans responded, helping the Ottomans develop modern propaganda to mobilize the population for the war.

Read more, free in German Studies Review thru 12 April.
 

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Family Ethics in Taixu's Humanistic Buddhism: The Wisdom of No-Self and the Action of the Bodhisattva

Wei Wu

Journal of Chinese Religions
Volume 51, Number 2, December 2023

How does the influential Chinese Buddhist leader Taixu clarify the role played by Buddhism in secular life, and how can Buddhist perspectives help reduce tensions between a person’s search for autonomy and their commitment to social responsibilities? 

Free in Journal of Chinese Religions thru 12 April
 

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Reimagining The Far Right

Alex McPhee-Browne

Reviews in American History
Volume 51, Number 3, September 2023

Alex McPhee-Browne revisits the 1983 book “The Old Christian Right” to better understand the roots, significance, and impact of the far right in 20th and 21st century America

Free in Reviews in American History thru 12 April
 

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Vasti Torres, Indiana University

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William Dobson, National Endowment for Democracy and Tarek Masoud, Harvard University

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Sarah E. Chinn, Hunter College and Brigitte Fielder, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Andrea Bachner, Cornell University

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