KULT_online 69 (2024)

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Gießen 2024: Selbstverlag
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International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC) Redaktion KULT_online Max Bergmann Alter Steinbacher Weg 38 D-35394 Gießen Tel: +49 (0)641 99-30042 Fax: +49 (0)641 99-30049
Isabella Kalte, International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture, Justus Liebig Universität Gießen

KULT_online Nr. 69 (2024)

Das Rezensionsmagazin des Gießener Graduiertenzentrums Kulturwissenschaften (GGK) und des International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC).

Table of contents


Review "From Joy to Negativity. Yet Another Turn in Social Theory"
Bissel, David, Mitch Rose and Paul Harrison (eds.): Negative Geographies. Exploring the politics of limits. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2023. 318 pages, 35 USD. ISBN: 978-1-4962-2782-9. & Kennan Ferguson (ed.): The Big No. Minneaopolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2022. 168 pages, 25 USD. ISBN: 978-1-5179-0929-1.
A Review by Paul Kaletsch

Review "Unraveling Masculinities. A Cultural Shift"
Hammer, K. Allison: Masculinity in Transition. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2023. 336 pages, 24,95 USD. ISBN: 978-1-51-791435-6.
A Review by Onur Karaköse

Review "Spotlighting the Othered. The Formation of Stereotypes in Early Cinema and Their Silent Echoes Today"
Lupack, Barbara Tepa: The Othering of Women in Silent Film: Cultural, Historical, and Literary Contexts. Minneapolis: Lexington Books/Fortress Academics, 2024. 344 pages. ISBN: 978-1-50-955644-1.
A Review by Antonia Jungwirth

Review "Can a Festschrift be feminist?"
Hannah Fitsch, Inka Greusing, Ina Kerner, Hanna Meißner und Aline Oloff (Hrsg.): Der Welt eine neue Wirklichkeit geben. Feministische und queertheoretische Interventionen. Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2022. 282 Seiten, 29 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-83-766168-2.
A Review by Andrea Zittlau

Review "Unraveling the Tapestry of the Ottoman Empire"
Minawi, Mostafa: Losing Istanbul: Arab-Ottoman Imperialists and the End of Empire. Stanford: Standford University Press, 2022. 326 pages, 30 USD. ISBN: 978-1-50-363404-6.
A Review by Alexandros Balatsoukas

Review "Fall of Giants? Why the Memory World Champion Must Reinvent Itself"
Zimmerer, Jürgen (Hrsg.): Erinnerungskämpfe. Neues deutsches Geschichtsbewusstsein. Ditzingen: Reclam, 2023. 536 Seiten, 25 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-15-0011454-4.
A Review by Sandra Engels

Review "Globalism before Globalization"
Classen, Albrecht (ed.). Globalism in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Age. Berlin/Boston: Walter De Gruyter, 2023. 650 pages, 139,95€. ISBN: 978-3-11-118907-9.
A Review by Edward Djordjevic

Review "The Visible Invisibles. Visual Representation of Servants and Slaves from Feudalism to Capitalism"
Wolfthal, Diane: Household Servants and Slaves. A Visual History. New Haven and London: Cale University Press, 2022. 272 pages, 45 USD. ISBN: 978-0-300-23487-9.
A Review by Cathérine Annette Ludwig-Ockenfels

Review "Age in Children's Literature. Navigating Methodologies"
Joosen, Vanessa, Michelle Anya Anjirbag, Leander Duthoy, Lindsey Geybels, Frauke Pauwels and Emma-Louise Silva: Age in David Almond’s Oeuvre: A Multi-Method Approach to Studying Age and the Life Course in Children’s Literature. New York/Oxon: Rouledge, 2023. 220 pages, Open access. ISBN: 978-1-00-226960-8.
A Review by Yauheniya Lekarevich

Review "Reflecting on 21st Century Literature and Autofiction as Novel Forms of Narration"
Doloughan, Fiona J.: Radical Realism, Autofictional Narratives and the Reinvention of the Novel. London: Anthem Press, 2023. 180 pages, 80 GBP. ISBN: 978-1-83-998337-5.
A Review by Zahra Vojgani

Review "The Power of Things. The Material Turn in Neo-Victorianism"
Maier, Sarah E., Brenda Ayres, and Danielle Mariann Dove (eds.). Neo-Victorian Things: Re-Imagining Nineteenth-Century Material Cultures in Literature and Film. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022. 233 pages, 139,09 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-031-06200-1.
A Review by Hatunnur Ciftci

Review "When Bourdieu Meets the City. Approaching Trialectics of (Urban) Space"
Wacquant, Loïc: Bourdieu in the City: Challenging Urban Theory. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2023. 230 pages, 67,90 EUR. ISBN: 978-1-50-955644-1.
A Review by Anna Ivanova

Review "Feminist Traces of Memory Studies in Latin America and the Caribbean"
Fronseca Santos, Melody/ Georgina Rivas Hernández/ Tito Mitjans Alayón (eds.): Memoria y feminismos: cuerpos, sentipensares y resistencias. Buenos Aires: CLASCO/Siglo XXI, 2023. 429 pages, Open Access. ISBN: 978-987-813-461-1.
A Review by Tatiana Quintero

Review ""History, but normal!" On the Derailment of the Present from the Tracks of History"
Rhein, Philipp. Rechte Zeitverhältnisse. Eine Soziologische Analyse von Endzeitvorstellungen im Rechtspopulismus. Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2023. 401 Seiten, 45 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-593-51750-6.
A Review by Henning Tauche

Review "Inside or Outside the Village? Remembering and Forgetting along Social Borders"
Laumer, Angelika: Am Horizont. Kinder von NS-Zwangsarbeit_innen und das alltägliche Erinnern und Vergessen in der deutschen ländlichen Gesellschaft. Beltz Juventa. Weinheim, 2024. 327 Seiten, 68 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-7799-7584-7.
A Review by Katharina Hacker

Review "How Well Prepared Are We for the Next Pandemic?"
Mezes, Carolin: Monitoring Pandemic Preparedness: Global Health Security’s Politics of Accountability, Development and Infrastructure. Frankfurt (Main): Campus Verlag, 2024. 260 pages, 45,00 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-59-351897-8.
A Review by Ievgen Bilyk

Review "Imagined Migrations, Transmitted Knowledges"
Leetsch, Jennifer, Middelhoff, Frederike, and Wallraven, Miriam: Configurations of Migration. Knowledges, Imaginaries, Media. Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2023. 229 pages, 89,95 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-11-078379-7.
A Review by Mortada Haidar

Review "Temporary Cities. Urban Emergency Planning and the Right to a City"
Al-Shoubaki, Hind: War Victims and the Right to a City: From Damascus to Zaatari. Cham: Springer, 2022. 125 pages, 117,69 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-03-104601-8.
A Review by Reiqa Salem Qubailat

Review "Who Are the Rightful Inhabitants of this Earth? A Critical Analysis of Migration Representations and Border Practices"
Chouliaraki, Lilie and Myria Georgiou: The Digital Border. Migration, Technology, Power. New York: University Press, 2022. 230 pages, 30 USD. ISBN: 978-1-47-987340-1.
A Review by Janina Schlüsselburg

Review "Do We All Arrive in the Same State of Mind? Understanding Migration to the U.S. from a Psychological Perspective"
Rich, Grant J., Judy Kuriansky, Uwe P. Gielen and Daniel Kaplin: Psychosocial Experiences and Adjustment of Migrants. Coming to the USA. San Diego: Academic Press 2023. 498 pages, 132,17 EUR. ISBN: 978-0-12-823794-6.
A Review by Anjuli Trautmann

Review "Pop Avatars. A Fragmented History of Popular Music"
Siddiqi, Asif (ed.): One-Track Mind: Capitalism, Technology, and the Art of the Pop Song. London: Routledge, 2023. 308 pages, 31,99 GDP. ISBN: 978-0-36-755373-9.
A Review by Helene Elisabeth Heuser

Review "Jesus, Why Does the Body Matter? Connecting the Passion of Christ and Peruvian Transgender Women through the Body"
Pahud de Mortanges, Elke: Bodies of Memory and Grace. Der Körper in den Erinnerungskulturen des Christentums. Zürich: Theologischer Verlag, 2022. 238 Seiten, 29,80 EUR. ISBN: 978-3-290-22062-4.
A Review by Ana Marija Spasojević

Review "Microbial Thinking. A Way of Collaboration"
Benezra, Amber: Gut Anthro: An Experiment in Thinking with Microbes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2023. 282 pages, 25 USD. ISBN: 978-1-51-790130-1.
A Review by Siyu Li

Review "Sufi (Women) in Ritual. An Embodied Experience of Selfhood"
Rodrigues, Jamila: Sufi Women, Embodiment, and the ‘Self’: Gender in Islamic Ritual. London and New York: Routledge, 2023. 170 pages, 120 GBP. ISBN: 978-0-36-737400-6.
A Review by Burcu Bacanak Sahin

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