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21
Jul

Sounding the Edges of History

By Martha Feldman and Nicholas Mathew, editors of Representations’s special issue, “Music and Sound at the Edges of History” Most people use music and sound to understand their worlds without needing professional …

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30
Apr

Asian American Poetry from UC Press

As National Poetry Month comes to an end and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month begins, UC Press is spotlighting Asian American poetry titles and Chinese American Voices, which includes primary documents and …

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21
Apr

Poetry’s Transformative Power

Poetry can be powerful because it succinctly puts a voice to innermost feelings and can provide a dialogue for our experience. People tend to write poetry when in the midst of powerful emotions, using it to process questions, anxieties, grief, anger, and optimism, so this National Poetry Month we’re turning to poetry for uncertain times.

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08
Jan

Weird Scholarship

Of the many cross-disciplinary and topical strands that have emerged from nearly forty years of Representations in print, one stands out: a kind of research that perhaps originated in the journal’s pages …

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23
Jun

In Memoriam: Robert D. Richardson Jr.

We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Robert D. Richardson Jr. at age 86. Obituaries and announcements have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and the …

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