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25
May

Food and Ghosts in Peru

by María Elena García, author of Gastropolitics and the Specter of Race: Stories of Capital, Culture, and Coloniality in Peru I never intended to write a book about food. And certainly, I …

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04
Jul

Fourth of July: Challenging Freedom

This Independence Day—as our nation is grappling with radical upheaval around health equity, inequality, and necessary social change—UC Press has chosen to feature titles that challenge the traditional ideas of freedom in …

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26
Jun

Pride Month: LGBTQ History

From the earliest marches in 1970 to this month’s events around the Bay Area and the world, Pride has celebrated and commemorated the LGBTQ community’s culture and heritage for over 40 years. …

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24
May

Nuestra América: Justice and Inclusion

This post is published in conjunction with the Latin American Studies Association congress in Boston. Check for other posts from the conference. #LASA2019 By Alexander S. Dawson, author of The Peyote Effect: From the Inquisition …

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24
Mar

A Chat with the Editors of Diva Nation

This guest post is published around the Association for Asian Studies conference in Denver, occurring March 21-24, 2019. #AAS2019 LM:  People seem interested in our claim “We did not go searching for her, this diva …

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