Tag: Cultural Studies

Working it at Fashion Week

—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… READ MORE

Chubby Guy Swag

—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… READ MORE

Q&A with Jane Ward, author of Not Gay

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… READ MORE

Katrina’s Lessons: Learned and Unlearned

—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… READ MORE

Remembering Katrina

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… READ MORE