BOOKS RECEIVED: Russell Frank, “Among the Woo People: A Survival Guide for Living in a College Town” (Penn State UP, 2017)
: Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In the mid-nineties, Russell Frank left a peaceful life in rural California to raise three kids in a town saturated with fraternities, late-night undergrad fast food haunts, and rowdy football crowds. Among the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Christine K. Lemley, “Practicing Critical Oral History: Connecting School and Community” (Routledge, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley Practicing Critical Oral History: Connecting School and Community provides ways and words for educators to use critical oral history in their classroom and communities in order to put their students and the voices of… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Donald B. Kraybill, “Eastern Mennonite University: A Century of Countercultural Education” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In this unique educational history, Donald B. Kraybill traces the sociocultural transformation of Eastern Mennonite University from a fledgling separatist school founded by white, rural, Germanic Mennonites into a world-engaged institution populated by many… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: M. Elizabeth Weiser, “Museum Rhetoric: Building Civic Identity in National Spaces” (Penn State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In todays diverse societies, museums are the primary institutions within the public sphere in which individuals can both engage critical thought and celebrate community. This volume uses the lens of rhetoric to explore the… Read More
BOOKS RECEIVED: Jesus Rosales and Vanessa Fonseca. eds., “Spanish Perspectives on Chicano Literature: Literary and Cultural Essays” (Ohio State UP, 2017)
Buy from NBN/University Press Books, Berkeley In their comprehensive study Spanish Perspectives on Chicano Literature: Literary and Cultural Essays, editors Jess Rosales and Vanessa Fonseca provide a fresh set of perspectives on the field of Chicano literary and cultural studies.… Read More
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