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Zélie Asava. Mixed Race Cinemas: Multiracial Dynamics in America and France (New York Bloomsbury, 2017). 216 pp., ISBN: 1501312456 (paperback: $35.96)

Elizabeth Otto and Patrick Rössler, eds. Bauhaus Bodies: Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism's Legendary Art School (New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019). xl +345 pp., ISBN: 9781501344787 (hardback, $110), (paperback, $29.95)

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Tru Leverette, PhD, works as an Associate Professor of English at the University of North Florida, where she teaches African American literature and serves as Director of African American / African Diaspora Studies. Her most recent work has been published in MELUS: Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States and Obsidian: Literature in the African Diaspora. Dr. Leverette has been a contributing blogger for Mixed Roots Stories, and her edited collection With Fists Raised: Radical Art, Contemporary Activism, and the Iconoclasm of the Black Arts Movement is forthcoming from Liverpool University Press. Email:

Barbara Mennel is the Rothman Chair and Director for the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere at the University of Florida. She is Professor of Film Studies with a joint affiliation in the Departments of English and of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures. Her research interests are feminist and queer theory, city films, labor and film, and European cinema. Her recent books include Women at Work in Twenty-First-Century European Cinema (2019) and the second and revised edition of Cities and Cinema (2019). She is currently working on an auteur study of experimental filmmaker Su Friedrich for the Contemporary Film Directors series with University of Illinois Press. Email:

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