This list of book publications represents a sampling of the work of CLASS faculty. It is not a comprehensive chronicle of their publications or citations. The publications on this page are updated annually and may not reflect the most current work of an individual faculty member. Click to access the lists for 2010, 2011and 2012 publications.
Second Line Rescue
Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, Carl Lindahl
Chronicles the brave and creative acts during the chaotic aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
Marvelous Things Overheard
“The world – the time has come to say it, though the news will not be welcome to everyone – has no intention of abandoning enchantment altogether.”
Russell Atkins, Kevin Prufer and Michael Dumanis
For over sixty years, poet, composer, dramatist, editor, and music theorist Russell Atkins has been admired.
Branded Bodies, Rhetoric, and the Neoliberal Nation-State
Jennifer Wingard’s book is a must-read for anyone who takes seriously the idea that words have material power.
Margot Gayle Backus
In Scandal Work: James Joyce, the New Journalism, and the Home Rule Newspaper Wars.
Art as Politics in Late Medieval and Renaissance Siena
The Madness of Vision: On Baroque Aesthetics
Christine Buci-Glucksmann. Translated by Dorothy Z. Baker
Tumbledown: a novel
Set in 2002, in the fraught world of post 9/11 America and in an India torn apart by the Godhra Riots, Oleander Girl is an examination of the consequences of intolerance and the cost of desire.
L'Enfant and the Freemasons: H. Paul Caemmerer's The Life of Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Jose De Los Reyes Heredia
Archbishop Anselm 1093-1109: Bec Missionary, Canterbury Primate, and Pope of Another World
Why We Fight: Congress and the Politics of World War II
Art & Abstract Objects
Christy Mag Uidhir
International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality
His Life, His Work, His World
The Contested Removal Power, 1789–2010
Cuba Post-Soviética: un cuerpo narrado en clave de mujer
Dr. Mabel Cuesta
Archipelago of Light
Solo piano music
New Perspectives on International Migration and Development
Jeronimo Cortina and Enrique Ochoa-reza
The Bilingual Brain
Arturo E. Hernandez
This book considers new advances in models of language processing and development, brought on by the merging of brain and mind sciences.
The Politics of Women's Bodies: Sexuality, Appearance, and Behavior (4th Edition)
Rose Weitz and Samantha Kwan
- A Life Worth Living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning
Published to coincide with the centennial of Camus’ birth, the book explores the themes that preoccupied Camus—absurdity, silence, revolt, fidelity, and moderation.
- Slow Reading in a Hurried Age
A practical guide for anyone who yearns for a more meaningful and satisfying reading experience, and who wants to sharpen reading skills and improve concentration.
Postmodernism, Traditional Cultural Forms, and African American Narratives
W. Lawrence Hogue
Examines how six writers reconfigure African American subjectivity in ways that recall postmodernist theory.
Infinite Autonomy: The Divided Individual in the Political Thought of G. W. F. Hegel and Friedrich Nietzsche
A “remarkably fresh and counter-intuitive take on these two German thinkers”.
The Anatomy of Revolution Revisited
A Comparative Analysis of England, France, and Russia
The Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospel Traditions
A study of related passages found in the Arabic Qur'an and the Aramaic Gospels, i.e. the Gospels preserved in the Syriac and Christian Palestinian Aramaic dialects.