WASPs Still Fighting for Recognition

January 29, 2016 nyupressblog 0

—Molly Merryman “Women Who Flew,” documentary short directed and produced by Molly Merryman & Tom Baumann. When I interviewed veterans of the Women’s Airforce Service Pilots, it became clear that what most troubled them was the

The Difference a Mutant Makes

January 28, 2016 nyupressblog 0

—Ramzi Fawaz [This piece originally appeared on Avidly.] Like any good origin story, I’ve told this one a thousand times: The first comic book I ever read was X-Men #80, the 35th Anniversary issue of America’s most popular comic

Putting the Lead in Structural Violence

January 26, 2016 nyupressblog 0

—Peter C. Little As anthropologist and disaster studies expert Gregory Button, author of Disaster Culture, recently put it, the unfolding disaster in Flint, Michigan is more than a case of urban lead contamination. Rather, it