Category Archives: Americas

Climate & Culture in Colombia

A review of The Greenhouse Gaze: Climate and Culture in Colombia (1808-1928), by Felipe Martínez-Pinzón. The field of ecocriticism emerged in literary studies as early…

Sport, Culture & Politics in Puerto Rico

A review of Playing the Nation in a Colonial Island: Sport, Culture, and Politics in Puerto Rico, by Antonio Sotomayor Carlo. The end of the…

Youth, Memory & Modernity in Chile

A review of The Dismembered Family: Youth, Memory, and Modernity in Rural Southern Chile, by Rita Isabel Henderson. 11 September 2013 marked the fortieth anniversary…

Assisted Reproduction in Mexico

A review of The Sociocultural Aspects of Assisted Reproduction in Mexico by Sandra P. González-Santos. Reproduction is just as political a matter as Marx made…

Russian-Argentine Literary Exchanges

A review of Russian-Argentine Literary Exchanges, by Dina Odnopozova. Dina Odnopozova’s dissertation skillfully traces the history of the literary dialogue between Russia and Argentina in…

Revolution & Political Violence in Nicaragua

A review of In the Footsteps of Sandino: Geographies of Revolution and Political Violence in Northern Nicaragua, 1956-1979, by Robert James Sierakowski. “In the Footsteps…