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20
Dec

The Enduring Power of Hunger Strikes

By Nayan Shah, author of Refusal to Eat: A Century of Prison Hunger Strikes In February 1989, I traveled to Durban, South Africa. I was twenty-two years old and had just graduated …

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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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