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Placing the Placeless: A Conversation with Rodrigo Rey Rosa

This interview by Jeffrey Gray was originally published in vol. 4, no. 2 (2007) in A Contracorriente. Placing the Placeless: a Conversation with Rodrigo Rey Rosa1 Jeffrey Gray, Seton Hall University Rodrigo Rey Rosa was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in 1958.  As a young writer, he lived for several years in Tangier, where he became a friend […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 27, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on banned books, Obamacare, rape culture, modernism, and even the Miss America pageant . What did you […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 20, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on Syria, Jonathan Franzen, superheroes in New York City, religion and death, the beauty of bridges and […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 6, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on prison culture, mass protests, collapsing bridges, and immigration policy. What did you read this week? Princeton […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 30, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found topical discussions about Syria, the March on Washington and Labor Day, as well as some intimate accounts of […]

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The Corpse Washer, A Story of Death and Life

Follow @WRLBooks Follow @SinanAntoon Sinan Antoon deftly tells of the gruesome conflicts and unfulfilled dreams of many Iraqis over the last few decades in his novel The Corpse Washer, which is now available to English readers for the first time. The story is told by narrator Jawad whose own personal experiences are shared by many […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 23, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on sports analytics, new modes of travel, and the politics of sexuality, nationality, and security, as well […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 16, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on the Muslim Brotherhood, computer animation, and minority voting rights. What did you read this week? NYU […]

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The Girl With the Golden Parasol

The Girl with the Golden Parasol

The Girl with the Golden Parasol, written by Uday Prakash and translated from Hindi to English by Jason Grunebaum, tells the story of Rahul, a university student. Rahul has returned to university with the goal of obtaining a master’s degree in anthropology. After meeting and falling in love with fellow student Anjali, the girl with […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 9, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on American wedding culture, indigenous rights, the role of storytelling, and Tonto. What did you read this […]

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