Global Media and Race

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Janelle Monáe’s Queer Afrofuturism

Defying Every Label

Rutgers University Press

This study of singer, actress, activist, and queer icon Janelle Monáe considers her as an intersectional figure who is actively reshaping discourses around race, gender, sexuality, and capitalism. Janelle Monáe’s Queer Afrofuturism is an exciting introduction to an audacious innovator whose work offers us fresh ways to talk about identity, desire, and power.

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Janelle Monáe's Queer Afrofuturism

Defying Every Label

Rutgers University Press

This study of singer, actress, activist, and queer icon Janelle Monáe considers her as an intersectional figure who is actively reshaping discourses around race, gender, sexuality, and capitalism. Janelle Monáe’s Queer Afrofuturism is an exciting introduction to an audacious innovator whose work offers us fresh ways to talk about identity, desire, and power.

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Indigenous Peoples Rise Up

The Global Ascendency of Social Media Activism

Rutgers University Press

Indigenous Peoples Rise Up: The Global Ascendency of Social Media Activism illustrates the impact of social media in expanding the nature of Indigenous communities and social movements. Social media has bridged distance, time, and nation states to mobilize Indigenous peoples to build coalitions across the globe and to stand in solidarity with one another. Including examples like Idle No More in Canada, Australian Recognise!, and social media campaigns to maintain Maori language, Indigenous Peoples Rise Up serves as one of the first studies of Indigenous social media use and activism. 
 

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The Latinx Files

Race, Migration, and Space Aliens

Rutgers University Press

The Latinx Files: Race, Migration, and Space Aliens traces how Latinx science fiction writers are reclaiming the space alien from its xenophobic legacy in science fiction. It argues that the space alien is a vital Latinx figure preserving Latinx cultures by activating the myriad possible constructions of the space alien to represent race and migration.
 

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Media Culture in Transnational Asia

Convergences and Divergences

Edited by Hyesu Park
Rutgers University Press

Media Culture in Transnational Asia: Convergences and Divergences offers a comprehensive and extensive overview of the production, consumption, and exchange of media in Asia, presenting the region as a rich site for media examination and exploration.

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A Mexican State of Mind

New York City and the New Borderlands of Culture

Rutgers University Press

A Mexican State of Mind: New York City and the New Borderlands of Culture is the story Mexican migrant creativity in New York City since 9/11 focusing on youth productions in hip hop, the arts and labor advocacy.
 
 
 

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