Archives: Book Launch
Friday, October 23, 2020
Dr. Patrizia Gentile’s new book is out TODAY!
Congratulations to our colleague Pat Gentile on the publication of her book "Queen of the Maple Leaf Beauty Contests and Settler Femininity"! You can order your copy HERE! Book Description: As modern versions of the settler nation took root in twentieth-century Canada, beauty became a business. But beauty pageants were more than just frivolous...
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Katharine Bausch Book Launch!
Join us in congratulating our colleague Dr. Katharine Bausch on her new book “He Thinks He’s Down: White Appropriations of Black Masculinities in the Civil Rights Era! We're hosting a book launch for her so be sure to Register Here so you don't miss it! The end of the Second World War saw a...
Monday, October 17, 2016
Gringo Gulch: Sex, Tourism, and Social Mobility in Costa Rica
Costa Rica Tourist Brochure by Nick Ward The term “pura vida” is a colloquialism unique to Costa Rica. The direct translation of pura vida is “pure life,” and it is meant to express a national ethos of eternal optimism. Costa Ricans use pura vida as a means to say hello, goodbye, thank you and...