Civil Rights, Popular Culture, and the Problem of Recognition
Blackness Is Burning critiques the way the politics of recognition and representation appear in popular culture as attempts to "humanize" black identity through stories of suffering and triumph or tales of destruction and survival.
The New Golden Age of Brewing in the Great Beer State
A celebration of Michigan craft beer.
Women and Comedy in American Silent Film
Examines the social and historical significance of women’s contributions to American silent film comedy.
Printed Paper Cased
Examines a landmark television series in its feminist rewriting of the noir police procedural.
A social and cultural analysis of The X-Files focusing on the genres the program employed in its interrogation of American history, politics, and identity.
The Adaptation of Harry Potter in the Transmedia Age
Focuses on the critical and theoretical implications of adapting the Harry Potter novels to films and media.