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Robert Rushing named editor of New Directions in National Cinemas

Jan 22, 2016

Robert Rushing has taken on the editorship for Indiana University Press's New Directions in National Cinemas series. 

"New Directions in National Cinemasaims to publish manuscripts that take new and exciting approaches to the study of individual and comparative national cinemas. The series seeks to publish books that are interdisciplinary in nature but are strongly conversant in film theory and criticism."

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Robert Tierney's new book, Monster of the Twentieth Century: Kotoku Shusui and Japan's First Anti-Imperialist Movement

Jan 16, 2016

This extended monograph examines the work of the radical journalist Kotoku Shusui and Japan’s anti-imperialist movement of the early twentieth century. It includes the first English translation ofImperialism (Teikokushugi), Kotoku’s classic 1901 work.


Rachel Harris's new book: An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literature

Jan 14, 2016

"An Ideological Death: Suicide in Israeli Literature examines literary challenges to Israel’s national narratives. The centrality of the army, the mythology of the "new Jew," the vision of the first Israeli city, Tel Aviv, and the very process by which a nation’s history is constructed are confronted in fiction by many prominent Israeli writers."


Eric Calderwood's article in Foreign Policy

Apr 10, 2015

Eric Calderwood wrote a piece for Foreign Policy entitled "The Reconquista of the Mosque of Córdoba."

"Spain’s most famous mosque is at the center of a dispute between activists seeking to preserve its Muslim heritage, and the Catholic Church, which has claimed it as its own. The result could determine the future of Islam in Europe."

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