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Edward Berenson, Elinor Accampo, Joseph Bohling and Michael Seidman

Aaron Freundschuh, The Courtesan and the Gigolo: The Murders in the Rue Montaigne and the Dark Side of Empire in Nineteenth-Century Paris (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017).

Nancy L. Green, The Other Americans in Paris: Businessmen, Countesses, Wayward Youth, 1880–1941 (Chicago & London: The University of Chicago Press, 2014).

Peo Hansen and Stefan Jonsson, Eurafrica: The Untold History of European Integration and Colonialism (New York: Bloomsbury, 2014).

Jean-Pierre Le Goff, Malaise dans la démocratie (Paris: Éditions Stock, 2016).

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Ross Bradshaw, Sue Dymoke, Joseph Pridmore and Nadine Brummer

Comrade Heart: a life of Randall Swingler by Andy Croft (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003) ISBN 0 7190 6334 5, £45

Backwork by Ann Drysdale (Cornwall: Peterloo Poets, 2002) ISBN 1-904324-00-2 £7.95

The Planet Iceland by Elsa Corbluth (Cornwall: Peterloo Poets, 2002) ISBN 1-871471-75-3 £7.95

How Copenhagen Ended by C.J. Allen (Leafe Press, 2003) ISBN 0-9537634-8-X £3.50

Learning to Look by Chris Considine (Peterloo Poets, 2003) ISBN 1-904324-05-3 £7.95

Long Shadows: Poems 1938–2002 by J.C. Hall (Shoestring Press, 2003) ISBN 1-899549-76-5 £8.95

Northern Paranoia and Southern Comfort by C.A. de Lomellini (Redbeck Press, 2001) ISBN 0-946980-94-2 £7.95

Madame Fifi’s Farewell and Other Poems by Gerry Cambridge (Luath Press, 2003) ISBN 1-842820-05-2 £7.32

I Could Become That Woman by Sibyl Ruth (Five Leaves, 2003) ISBN 0-907123-54-6 £4.00

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Christopher Hill, Anna Bara, David Dettmann, Joseph Livesey and Falk Huettmann

Geoarchaeology and Radiocarbon Chronology of Stone Age Northeast Asia Vladimir V. Pitul’ko and Elena Yu. Pavlova, translated by Richard L. Bland (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2016), 256 pp., 54 b/w illus., 26 tables. $60.00 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-1-62349-330-1

Sustaining Russia’s Arctic Cities: Resource Politics, Migration, and Climate Change Edited by Robert W. Orttung (New York: Berghahn Books, 2016), 274 pp., index, figures, maps, tables. $130.00 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-1-78533-315-6

Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity Franck Billé (Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press, 2015), 272 pp. $80.00 (cloth). ISBN: 978-0-8248-3982-6

Shadow Networks: Border Economies, Informal Markets and Organized Crime in the Russian Far East Tobias Holzlehner (Berlin: Lit Verlag, 2015), 240 pp., charts, figures, maps, references, index. €29.90 (paperback). ISBN: 978-3-643-90651-9

Lebenswelten Sibiriens: Aus Natur und Geschichte des Jennissei-Stromlandes Carsten Goehrke (Zurich: Chronos, 2016), 736 pp. €71.00 (hardcover). ISBN: 978-3-0340-1348-2

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"A Place to Be Myself"

The Critical Role of Schools in Boys' Emotional Development

Michael Reichert, Joseph Nelson, Janet Heed, Roland Yang and Wyatt Benson

Restrictions on boys’ capacities to process and to show emotion, however detrimental for their development, constitutes a key lesson of the masculinity curriculum learned in schools. To explore what schools can do to offer support for boys’ resistance to this curriculum, a series of studies has been conducted at a suburban independent school outside Philadelphia, PA. The present study uses a mixed-method design, including teachers, university-based researchers and students on the research team, to examine how boys’ participation in a peer counseling program influenced their sense of self and self-expression. A survey, focus groups, interviews, and observations supported the usefulness of the intervention for boys. The following qualitative themes emerged: (1) The constraining effect of the school’s masculinity culture on boys’ emotional development; (2) the value of a “safe space” in overcoming this culture and in promoting boys’ learning and connection; (3) boys’ ready development of new skills, especially in relation to emotional experiences, when invited to do so; (4) the deepening and broadening of boys’ friendships resulting from their self-disclosure and mutual support.

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Dennis Brown, Ana-Isabel Aliaga-Buchenau, Katharine Cockin, Vybarr Cregan-Reid, Joseph A. Tighe and Peter Wilson

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Linda Howell, Ryan Bell, Laura Helen Marks, Jennifer L. Lieberman and Joseph Christopher Schaub

Rebecca Bell-Metereau and Colleen Glenn, editors, Star Bodies and the Erotics of Suffering (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2015), 362 pp. ISBN: 9780814339398 (paperback, $35)

Anthony Curtis Adler, Celebricities: Media Culture and the Phenomenology of Gadget Commodity Life (New York: Fordham University Press, 2016), 250 pp. ISBN: 9780823270804 (paperback, $38)

Scott. C. Richmond, Cinema’s Bodily Illusions: Flying, Floating, and Hallucinating (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016), 215 pp. ISBN: 9780816690992 (paperback, $27).

David Church, Disposable Passions: Vintage Pornography and the Material Legacies of Adult Cinema (New York: Bloomsbury, 2016), 296 pp. ISBN: 9781501307577 (paperback, $27)

Grant Bollmer. Inhuman Networks: Social Media and the Archaeology of Interconnection (New York: Bloomsbury, 2016), 304 pp. ISBN: 9781501340178 (paperback, $36)

April Kalogeropoulos Householder and Adrienne Trier-Bieniek, editors, Feminist Perspectives on Orange Is The New Black: Thirteen Critical Essays (Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 2016), 240 pp. ISBN: 978-1476663920 (paperback, $40)

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Lourdes Zamanillo Tamborrel, Joseph M. Cheer, Jeet Dogra, Irina Herrschner, David Wills and Petra Kavrečič

Siobhan Carroll, An Empire of Air and Water: Uncolonizable Space in the British Imagination, 1750–1850 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015), 290 pp., ISBN 9780812246780, $59.95 (Cloth).

Ann Brigham, American Road Narratives: Reimagining Mobility in Literature and Film (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015), x + 262 pp., ISBN 978-0-8139-3750-2, US $29.50 (paperback).

Sue Beeton, Film-Induced Tourism, 2nd ed. (Bristol: Channel View Publications, 2016), xxv + 311 pp., ISBN: 9781845415853, $40.00 (paperback).

Michael Carroll, Greece: A Literary Guide for Travellers (London: I. B. Tauris, 2017), xiv + 290 pp. ISBN: 978-1-78453-380-9, £16.99 (hardcover).

John Eade and Mario Katić (eds.), Military Pilgrimage and Battlefield Tourism: Commemorating the Dead (London: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2017), xxi + 164 pp., ISBN: 9781472483621, $140 (hardcover).

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Steven J. Hoffman, Fanny Wonu Veys, Joseph P. Feldman, Natasha Barrett, Elsa Lenz Kothe, Antonino Crisà, Sayantan Mukhopadhyay, Masaaki Morishita and Ewa Klekot


The Changi Museum: Balancing Authentic and Reproduction Heritage at a World War II Commemoration Site in Singapore

Matahoata, “A Well-Informed Gaze” on Marquesan Material Culture and Art at the Musée du quai Branly


Espiritualidades en Quito: Diálogos en la Diversidad (Museo de la Ciudad, Quito, Ecuador)

Artists and Empire (Tate Britain, London)

All Together Now: Vancouver Collectors and Their Worlds (Museum of Vancouver, Vancouver)

Il Salinas ricorda Salinas (1914–2014): “Del Real Museo di Palermo e del suo avvenire” (Museo Archeologico Regionale “Antonino Salinas,” Palermo Museum, Palermo)

You Can’t Please All: Bhupen Khakhar Retrospective (Tate Modern, London)

From Eerie to Endearing: Yokai in the Arts of Japan (Edo-Tokyo Museum, Tokyo)

The Polin Experience (Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw)

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Publications, Films and Conferences

Zuzanna Olszewska, Veronica Doubleday, Irene Kucera, Michael Humphrey, Mary Elaine Hegland, Soheila Shahshahani, Marcia Inhorn, Suad Joseph, Soraya Tremayne and José-Alberto Navarro


Coburn, Noah (2011), Bazaar Politics: Power and Pottery in an Afghan Market Town (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press). 254 pp. ISBN 978-0-8047- 7672-1.

Heath, Jennifer and Zahedi, Ashraf (eds.) (2009), Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women (Berkeley: University of California Press). 393 pp. ISBN 978-0-520-26186-0.

Barfield, Thomas (2010), Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press). 389 pp. ISBN 978-0-691-14568-6.

Oeppen, Cery and Schlenkhoff, Angela (eds.) (2010), Beyond the ‘Wild Tribes’: Understanding Modern Afghanistan and Its Diaspora (London: Hurst). 233 pp. ISBN 978-1-84904-055-6.

Hyndman-Rizk, Nelia (2011), My Mother’s Table: At Home in the Maronite Diaspora, a Study of Emigration from Hadchit, North Lebanon to Australia and America (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing). 290 pp. ISBN (13) 978-0-691-14568-6.

Loeffler, Agnes (2007), Allopathy Goes Native: Traditional Versus Modern Medicine in Iran (New York: Taurus Academic Studies). 224 pp. ISBN 978-1- 85043-942-4.


Oskoui, Mehrdad (2007), Last Days of Winter, Iran, 52 minutes.

Sheykholeslami, Mahvash (2012), Dark Room, Iran, 40 minutes.


45th Annual Meeting and Conference of the Middle East Studies Association (MESA), 1–4 December 2011, Washington, DC

‘Globalized Fatherhood’, 13–15 April 2012, Yale University, New Haven, CT

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Frederick A. Lubich, Joseph von Eichendorff, Jane Liddel-King, B. Z. Niditch, Larry Lefkowitz, Jacqueline Karp-Gendre, Edward Mycue and Anne Blonstein



Moonlight over Auschwitz

The Golden Calf

You are more than Beat (Carl Rakosi, 1903–2004) May in Jerusalm (In Memoriam: Yehuda Amichai)

mind-set Derrida

Porphyrio Porphyrio

San Francisco Bay Bridge Easy to Oakland: Chromatic Arcs

Die Erde aber war Irrsal und Wirrsal