Tag Archives: University of Minnesota

Gender and Stem Cell Research in South Korea

A review of Science, Nation, and Women’s Bodies: Economies of Reproductive Tissues and Stem Cell Research in South Korea, by Yeonbo Jeong. Feminist scholarship has…

Ecowomanist Literature in the Chinese Diaspora

A review of Imagining the Decolonial Spirit: Ecowomanist Literature and Criticism in the Chinese Diaspora, by Xiumei Pu. Xiumei Pu’s dissertation consists of two main…

The US Congress and Bioethics, 1960-1975

A review of Biomedical Advances Confront Society: Congressional Hearings and the Development of Bioethics, 1960-1975, by Frazier Benya. In her dissertation, Frazier Benya offers a…

Korean Adoption & Orphans

A review of Genealogies of Korean Adoption: American Empire, Militarization, and Yellow Desire, by SooJin Pate. SooJin Pate’s dissertation is groundbreaking not only for the…

Tiananmen Square as a Realm of Memory

A review of Constructing Tiananmen Square as a Realm of Memory: National Salvation, Revolutionary Tradition, and Political Modernity in Twentieth-Century China, by Tsung-Yi Pan. Tsung-Yi…

Biomimicry & Bioengineering

A review of Reanimating Bios: Biomimetic Science and Empire, by Elizabeth Randolph Johnson. When I was about twelve years old, I dreamed — and, I…

“All India” Politics, 1940-1956

A review of Unity, Democracy, and the All India Phenomenon, 1940-1956, by Emily Rook-Koepsel. Emily Rook-Koepsel’s dissertation provides a fresh approach to the genealogy of…