Category Archives: Culture, Society & Politics


The Politics of Russian Archaeology in Ottoman Lands

A review of Byzantine Heritage, Archaeology, and Politics between Russia and the Ottoman Empire: Russian Archaeological Institute in Constantinople (1894-1914), by Pinar Üre. Pinar Üre’s…


Gender and Restaurant Work in Shanghai

A review of Transforming Life in China: Gendered Experiences of Restaurant Workers in Shanghai, by Yang Shen. Although many existing literature study migrant workers in…


Gay Poetics in Post-WWII U. S.

A review of Homosexuality Is A Poem: How Gay Poets Remodeled The Lyric, Community And The Ideology Of Sex To Theorize A Gay Poetic, by…