Do we have a campus rape crisis?

December 10, 2014 nyupressblog 1

—Sameena Mulla Let me begin with my conclusion: there is not only a campus rape crisis in the U.S; rather, there is a rape crisis in the U.S. and college campuses are symptomatic of this

Asian men on TV: Waiting for the (onscreen) kiss

November 19, 2014 nyupressblog 6

—Stanley I. Thangaraj Popular culture is one important realm where Asian Americans, along with other communities of color, negotiate and manage the representations of their communities. In particular, visibility in the mainstream media is one

Q&A with Heather Laine Talley, author of Saving Face

August 5, 2014 nyupressblog 0

Heather Laine Talley is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Western Carolina University. Her new book, Saving Face: Disfigurement and the Politics of Appearance, examines the cultural meaning of interventions aimed at repairing faces defined as disfigured. In the interview

Diamonds and death

July 30, 2014 nyupressblog 2

—Susan Falls Engagement ring sales drive the diamond market in the United States. But people purchase diamonds to celebrate all kinds of occasions, many of which are rites of passage: births, graduations, and weddings. As

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