The master list of university presses, catalogs, and Twitter accounts can be found here (this list will help you get a sense of the shorthands I use for Press names). All past and future seasonal recommendation lists can be found here. Spring 2021 Book Recommendations by . . . General Interest Race, Indigeneity, and Whiteness World … Continue reading Spring 2021 University Press Recommendations →
This page is documented in a Twitter thread available here. The master list of university presses, catalogs, and Twitter accounts can be found here. All seasonal recommendation lists are posted here. Fall 2020 Book Recommendations by . . .General InterestRace, Indigeneity, and WhitenessAmerican StudiesWorld Cultural StudiesSF / Fantasy / Horror StudiesComics Studies The recommendation lists below … Continue reading Fall 2020 University Press Recommendations →
Research is best done when the researcher has the time they need to read, think, collaborate, write, get feedback, and interact with the broader scholarly community. Research and writing should ideally unfold on their own time, and should not be rushed. But, what the fuck, we live in a world of deadlines, of too many … Continue reading Dissertation Fellowships and Postdocs; Or, Getting More Money for Humanities Research →
In celebration of Le Guin’s transformative writing, exciting worlds, and stories that changed countless lives, I have launched a reread series at Tor.com that will survey the breadth of Le Guin’s writing and ideas.
Inspired by my colleague and friend Noah Berlatsky, who posted his list of the ten best non-fiction books of the decade, I put together a few lists of my selections of the ten best books of the decade. This list covers the ten best books in Science Fiction Studies published between 2010 and 2019. Of … Continue reading Ten Best Books of the Decade, 2010-2019: Science Fiction Studies →
Inspired by my colleague and friend Noah Berlatsky, who posted his list of the ten best non-fiction books of the decade, I put together a few lists of my selections of the ten best books of the decade. This list covers the ten best books in Fantasy Studies published between 2010 and 2019. Of course, … Continue reading Ten Best Books of the Decade, 2010-2019: Fantasy Studies →
In fall 2014 I applied to well over a dozen PhD programs. I was struck by the difficulty of genres like the statement of purpose, about which there existed almost no resources. My mentors in my master’s program were incredible helpful, and I wanted to share the advice they gave me as well as the … Continue reading Graduate School and Other Crucibles: A Podcast Interview →
This paper was originally presented at the Worlding SF conference in Graz, Austria in December 2018. It was published in the symposium for that conference published in SFRA Review, vol. 327, Winter 2019, pp. 48-51. The printed version, published under my copyright, can be found here. Afrofuturism’s Specter: Alternate History, Racial Capitalism, and Nisi Shawl’s … Continue reading Everfair: Afrofuturist Alternate History →
Treason to whiteness is loyalty to humanity. — Race Traitor, Winter 1999 Harper’s ferry 160 years ago today, on October 16, 1859, the militant abolitionist John Brown, an important organizer of the Underground Railroad, led a raid of black and white men on Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia, hoping to secure the U.S. Armory and Arsenal … Continue reading John Brown’s Body at 160 →
General Interest Marcus Baynes-Rock, Crocodile Undone: The Domestication of Australia’s Fauna race and whiteness Katharine Bausch, He Thinks He’s Down: White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era (UBC) Harris Beider and Kusminder Chahal, The Other America: White Working Class Perspectives on Race, Identity and Change (Policy Press / Bristol) Russell Cobb, The … Continue reading Spring 2020 University Press Recommendations →
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