Category: Books

Michelle McKinley’s “Fractional Freedoms” now out in paperback

Fractional Freedoms: Slavery, Intimacy, and Legal Mobilization in Colonial Lima, 1600–1700 by Michelle A. McKinley, Professor, School of Law, University of Oregon Cambridge University Press (Paperback, 2018) Part of Studies in Legal History Recently released in paperback, Fractional Freedoms is CSWS…

Producing Literature & Film for Queer Latinx Youth

EMU—145 Crater Lake South Room A Film Discussion and Book Celebration Join Ernesto Martínez and others for a discussion of the groundbreaking new bilingual queer Latinx children’s book When We Love Someone We Sing To Them, and get a “sneak peak” of our new…

Erin Beck wins book award for her research on Guatemalan NGOs

Congratulations to CSWS faculty affiliate Erin Beck, whose book, How Development Projects Persist: Everyday Negotiations with Guatemalan NGOs, was selected as co-winner of the Book Award of the Sociology of Development section of the American Sociological Association. Professor Beck was recently promoted to…

“Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance”—a new book by Stephanie Teves

Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance, by Stephanie “Lani” Teves (University of North Carolina Press, April 2018, 240 pages). Just out from the University of North Carolina Press, Stephanie Teves’s new book, Defiant Indigeneity: The Politics of Hawaiian Performance.…

New book from Erin McKenna

Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends a new book from Erin McKenna, Professor, UO Department of Philosophy Erin McKenna’s new book, Livestock: Food, Fiber, and Friends, has been published by the University of Georgia Press. Description from the publisher’s website: “Most…