David McIvor

Recent years have brought public mourning to the heart of American politics, as exemplified by the spread and power of the Black Lives Matter movement, which has gained force through its identification of pervasive social injustices with individual losses. The deaths of Sandra Bland, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray, Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Walter Scott, and […]

Leif Sorensen

Ethnic Modernism and the Making of U.S. Multiculturalism offers a new history of the emergence of multiethnic literature in the United States in which ethnic literary modernists of the 1930s play a crucial role. Focusing on the remarkable careers of four ethnic fiction writers of the 1930s (Younghill Kang, D’Arcy McNickle, Zora Neale Hurston, and […]

Zachary Hutchins

“The volume ably demonstrates that the new “American” nationality was, to a large degree, fictitious, as it excluded women, non-Europeans and members of the lower classes.”—H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Review An important reconsideration of the Stamp Act as prelude to the American Revolution The first book-length study of the Stamp Act in decades, this […]