Working it at Fashion Week

September 17, 2015 nyupressblog 0

—Elizabeth Wissinger It’s New York Fashion week and the Kardashian sisters have been here in force. Yesterday, after juggling interviews, runway walks, and Uber filled traffic jams, all five managed to descend upon the Apple




Chubby Guy Swag

September 15, 2015 nyupressblog 2

—Jason Whitesel There appears to be endless chatter among bloggers about fat women’s fashion, though less so when it comes to fat men. It seems that the fashion industry has continued to overlook big men




Q&A with Jane Ward, author of Not Gay

September 3, 2015 nyupressblog 1

Interview conducted by the Sexual Cultures series editors, Ann Pellegrini, Tavia Nyong’o, and Joshua Chambers-Letson. Not Gay focuses on straight white men who have sex with other men, but who do not identify as gay.




Katrina’s Lessons: Learned and Unlearned

September 1, 2015 nyupressblog 0

—Robert Verchick In the last few years, I’ve commemorated the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in a new way: by pedaling along the self-guided “Levee Disaster Bike Tour.” I begin beneath muscular oaks along New Orleans’




Remembering Katrina

August 25, 2015 nyupressblog 0

This week marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. In reflection, we’d like to highlight a few recent books that explore the effects of the historic storm and its impact on the resilient city of New




Genocide denial by default

July 31, 2015 nyupressblog 0

—Nicole Rafter The great centennial commemoration of the Armenian genocide is almost over. With parades in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City, massive rallies in Argentina, prayer services in Washington, D.C., historical displays




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