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04
Aug

Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. (1937-2016)

by Guthrie P. Ramsey, series editor for Music of the African Diaspora Sam Floyd, a prolific scholar and founding director of the Center for Black Music Research, passed away on July 11, 2016 …

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03
Aug

Uncovering Agnes Martin

For years, seeing Agnes Martin’s celebrated paintings required a pilgrimage. In the mid-1970s, a visit to Martin’s home and studio on a remote mesa in Cuba, New Mexico was not for the …

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02
Aug

Avant-Garde Art in Japan and Brazil

Rio de Janeiro’s Paço Imperial is currently hosting an unusual retrospective of Japanese postwar art, ‘The Emergence of The Contemporary: Avant-Garde Art In Japan 1950-1970‘. Curator Pedro Erber is the author of Breaching the Frame: The …

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31
Jul

Cheap on Crime

by Hadar Aviram, author of Cheap on Crime: Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation of American Punishment This guest post is published in advance of the American Sociological Association conference in Seattle. Check back …

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30
Jul

AIDS and Masculinity in the African City

by Robert Wyrod, author of AIDS and Masculinity in the African City This guest post is published in advance of the American Sociological Association conference in Seattle. Check back every week for new …

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26
Jul

Living With Difference

by Adam B. Seligman, author of Living With Difference This guest post is published in advance of the American Sociological Association conference in Seattle. Check back every week for new posts through the …

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26
Jul

Brexiteers and the Sheer Cliff into the Unknown

“This post was originally featured in Social AnthropologyAnthropologie Sociale, the journal for the European Association of Social Anthropologists, and has been reblogged with the permission of the author and Social Anthropology.” by Ruben …

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26
Jul

101st Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Author Joachim Savelsberg was invited by the President of the Republic of Armenia to present a talk on the occasion of the 101st anniversary of the Armenian genocide. Savelsberg delivered his lecture on …

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