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Monthly Archives October 2012

“A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” Maya Angelou

Quotation of the week

Meet the Editors – Interview with Andrew Whitehouse, co-editor of Landscapes beyond Land: Routes, Aesthetics, Narratives

Landscapes beyond Land: Routes, Aesthetics, Narratives, edited by Arnar Árnason, Nicolas Ellison, Jo Vergunst, and Andrew Whitehouse has recently been released as part of the EASA series. Here Andrew Whitehouse takes us behind the makings of the volume and shares how through his involvement he overcame his own skepticism for the usefulness of landscape as […]

“A book is a gift you can open again and again.” Garrison Keillor

Quotation of the week

The fantasy of a historical source

Michaela Bank’s Women of Two Countries: German-American Women, Women’s Rights and Nativism, 1848-1890 has just been released by Berghahn. The second volume in our new series Transatlantic Perspectives, it focuses on the challenges faced by three German-American feminists not only with the US women’s rights movement itself but also within their own ethnic community. In […]

Book launch for Foodscapes, Foodfields, and Identities in Yucatán

On September 20, 2012, a special presentation of Foodscapes, Foodfields, and Identities in Yucatán was held at  the Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán where author Steffan Igor Ayora-Diaz is Professor of Anthropology. Along with Ayora Diaz, scholars Ramona Perez, Sarah Bak-Geller, and Francisco Fernández Repetto discussed the book from both historical and anthropological perspectives. Fittingly, a reception […]