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Alex Beringer, "Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century US Comic Strip" (Ohio State UP, 2024)

May 22, 2024

Lost Literacies

Alex Beringer
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock

Lost Literacies: Experiments in the Nineteenth-Century US Comic Strip (Ohio State UP, 2024) is the first full-length study of US comic strips from the…

Esra Mirze Santesso, "Muslim Comics and Warscape Witnessing" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

April 6, 2024

Muslim Comics and Warscape Witnessing

Esra Mirze Santesso
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock

Recent decades have seen an unprecedented number of comics by and about Muslim people enter the global market. Now, Muslim Comics and Warscape Witness…

Wendy S. Hesford, "Violent Exceptions: Children's Human Rights and Humanitarian Rhetorics" (Ohio State UP, 2021)

December 7, 2023

Violent Exceptions

Wendy S. Hesford
Hosted by Lamis Abdelaaty

Violent Exceptions: Children's Human Rights and Humanitarian Rhetorics (Ohio State UP, 2021) turns to the humanitarian figure of the child-in-peril i…

Kimberly D. McKee, "Adoption Fantasies: The Fetishization of Asian Adoptees from Girlhood to Womanhood" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

December 3, 2023

Adoption Fantasies

Kimberly D. McKee
Hosted by Julia Lee

In Adoption Fantasies: The Fetishization of Asian Adoptees from Girlhood to Womanhood (Ohio State UP, 2023), Kimberly D. McKee explores the ways adopt…

Jennifer Maclure, "The Feeling of Letting Die: Necroeconomics and Victorian Fiction" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

November 25, 2023

The Feeling of Letting Die

Jennifer Maclure
Hosted by Kendall Dinniene

In The Feeling of Letting Die: Necroeconomics and Victorian Fiction (Ohio State UP, 2023), Jennifer MacLure explores how Victorian novels depict the f…

Alexa Weik von Mossner, "Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative" (Ohio State UP, 2017)

November 18, 2023

Affective Ecologies

Alexa Weik von Mossner
Hosted by Arnab Dutta Roy

Affective Ecologies: Empathy, Emotion, and Environmental Narrative (Ohio State UP, 2017) explores our emotional engagement with environmental narrati…

Alison Halsall, "Growing Up Graphic: The Comics of Children in Crisis" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

November 12, 2023

Growing Up Graphic

Alison Halsall
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock

Dr. Halsall’s Growing Up Graphic: The Comics of Children in Crisis (Ohio State UP, 2023) has four primary objectives. One, it explores this visual a…

Eszter Szép, "Comics and the Body: Drawing, Reading, and Vulnerability" (Ohio State UP, 2020)

November 10, 2023

Comics and the Body

Eszter Szép
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock

Dr. Eszter Szép's book Comics and the Body: Drawing, Reading, and Vulnerability (Ohio State UP, 2020) is the first book to examine the roles of the bo…

Livia Arndal Woods, "Pregnancy in the Victorian Novel" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

October 18, 2023

Pregnancy in the Victorian Novel

Livia Arndal Woods
Hosted by Latoya Johnson

In Pregnancy in the Victorian Novel (Ohio State University Press, 2023), Livia Arndal Woods traces the connections between literary treatments of preg…

Paul Crenshaw, "Melt with Me: Coming of Age and Other '80s Perils" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

October 12, 2023

Melt with Me

Paul Crenshaw
Hosted by Rebekah Buchanan
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In his new collection of essays, Melt with Me: Coming of Age and Other '80s Perils (Ohio State UP, 2023), Paul Crenshaw examines the intersection of 1…

Kate Polak, "Ethics in the Gutter: Empathy and Historical Fiction in Comics" (Ohio State UP, 2017)

October 10, 2023

Ethics in the Gutter

Kate Polak
Hosted by Elizabeth Woock
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Ethics in the Gutter: Empathy and Historical Fiction in Comics (Ohio State UP, 2017) explores an often-overlooked genre of graphic narratives: those t…

Vivian Nun Halloran, "Caribbean American Narratives of Belonging" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

July 16, 2023

Caribbean American Narratives of Belonging

Vivian Nun Halloran
Hosted by Aleem Mahabir

In Caribbean American Narratives of Belonging (Ohio State University Press, 2023), Vivian Nun Halloran analyzes memoirs, picture books, comic books, y…

Mag Gabbert, "Sex Depression Animals" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

June 19, 2023

Sex Depression Animals

Mag Gabbert
Hosted by Anna Zumbahlen
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In Sex Depression Animals (Ohio State UP, 2023), Mag Gabbert redefines the bestiary in fiery, insistent, and resistant terms. These poems recast the t…

Charlie Samuelson, "Courtly and Queer: Deconstruction, Desire, and Medieval French Literature" (Ohio State UP, 2022)

March 3, 2023

Courtly and Queer

Charlie Samuelson
Hosted by Nathan Moore

In Courtly and Queer: Deconstruction, Desire, and Medieval French Literature (Ohio State UP, 2022), Charlie Samuelson casts queerness in medieval Fren…

Sara Petrosillo, "Hawking Women: Falconry, Gender, and Control in Medieval Literary Culture" (Ohio State UP, 2023)

February 12, 2023

Hawking Women

Sara Petrosillo
Hosted by Jana Byars

Fantastic and informative talk with Sara Petrosillo of the University of Evansville about her new book, Hawking Women: Falconry, Gender, and Control i…

Jennifer Clary-Lemon and David M. Grant, "Decolonial Conversations in Posthuman and New Material Rhetorics"  (Ohio State UP, 2022)

February 11, 2023

Decolonial Conversations in Posthuman and New Material Rhetorics

Jennifer Clary-Lemon and David M. Grant
Hosted by Gargi Binju

Decolonial Conversations in Posthuman and New Material Rhetorics (Ohio State UP, 2022) brings together emerging and established voices at the nexus of…

Hannah Noel, "Deflective Whiteness: Coopting Black and Latinx Identity Politics" (Ohio State UP, 2022)

February 10, 2023

Deflective Whiteness

Hannah Noel

In Deflective Whiteness: Coopting Black and Latinx Identity Politics (Ohio State UP, 2022), Hannah Noel repositions Whiteness studies in relation to c…

Lisa Biggs, "The Healing Stage: Black Women, Incarceration, and the Art of Transformation" (Ohio State UP, 2022)

January 18, 2023

The Healing Stage

Lisa Biggs
Hosted by Deidre Tyler

Over the last five decades, Black women have been one of the fastest-growing segments of the global prison population, thanks to changes in policies t…

Roger A Sneed, "The Dreamer and the Dream: Afrofuturism and Black Religious Thought" (Ohio State UP, 2021)

January 6, 2023

The Dreamer and the Dream

Roger A Sneed

In The Dreamer and the Dream: Afrofuturism and Black Religious Thought (Ohio State UP, 2021), Professor Roger Sneed illuminates the interplay of Black…

Marco Codebò, "Novels of Displacement: Fiction in the Age of Global Capital" (Ohio State UP, 2020)

December 11, 2022

Novels of Displacement

Marco Codebò

In Novels of Displacement: Fiction in the Age of Global Capital (Ohio State UP, 2020), Marco Codebò assesses the state of fiction in our time, an age …