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School of Arts and Humanities

Faculty Publications and Creative Work

The Archaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities
Siraj Ahmed, Associate Professor of English, has published The Archaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities (Stanford University Press, 2018). To read more about Prof. Ahmed, see here.
All That Glittered: Britain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

Timothy Alborn, Professor of History, has published All That Glittered: Britain’s Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush (Oxford, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.

Ethical Veganism, Virtue Ethics, and the Great Soul

Carlo Alvaro, Adjunct Assistant Professor in Philosophy, has published Ethical Veganism, Virtue Ethics, and the Great Soul (Lexington Books, 2019). To read more about this book, see here.

Enchanted Islands: A Novel Allison Amend, Associate Professor of English, has published Enchanted Islands: A Novel (Doubleday, 2016; paperback edition, Anchor Books, 2017). To read more about Prof. Amend, see here
Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899-1940 Laird W. Bergad, Distinguished Professor, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, has published (with César J. Ayala), Agrarian Puerto Rico: Reconsidering Rural Economy and Society, 1899-1940 (Cambridge University Press, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.
Moses the Egyptian in the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch

Herbert R. Broderick, Professor of Art History, has published Moses the Egyptian in the Illustrated Old English Hexateuch (University of Notre Dame Press, 2017). To read more about this book, see here.

The Achaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities Melissa Brown, Associate Professor of Art, had a solo exhibition called Between States at Derek Eller Gallery in New York, which was reviewed in Art in America and the New York Times. She had a two-person show with Patrick Brennan called Going AWOL at Biggin Gallery at Auburn University, and will participate in a group exhibition called The Strangeness Will Wear Off at David Castillo in Miami FL.
The Works of Elena Ferrante: Reconfiguring the Margins Grace Russo Bullaro, Professor of English emeritus, has published The Works of Elena Ferrante: Reconfiguring the Margins (Palgrave, 2017). To read more about this book, see here.
Dona Ivone Lara's Sorriso Negro

Mila Burns, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, has published Dona Ivone Lara’s Sorriso Negro (Bloomsbury, 2019). To read more about her book, see here.

A Mexican State of Mind

Melissa Castillo Planas, Assistant Professor of English, has published A Mexican State of Mind: New York City and the New Borderlands of Culture (Rutgers, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.

David Claman, Associate Professor of Music, has released a new album: Gradus: Music by David Claman (Albany Records, 2020). To read more about this album, see here.

Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers Jane K. Cleland, Lecturer in English and Director of the Program for Professional Communications, has published Mastering Plot Twists: How to Use Suspense, Targeted Storytelling Strategies, and Structure to Captivate Your Readers (Writer’s Digest Books, 2018). For more about Prof. Cleland, see here.
Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy Alexandra Coller, Associate Professor of Languages and Literatures, has published Women, Rhetoric, and Drama in Early Modern Italy (Routledge, 2017). To read more about this book, see here.

Forrest D. Colburn, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, has published Colonialism, Independence, and the Construction of Nation-States (Palgrave Macmillan, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.

Affect Theory and Early Modern Texts: Politics, Ecologies, and Form Mario DiGrangi, Professor of English, has co-edited Affect Theory and Early Modern Texts: Politics, Ecologies, and Form (Palgrave, 2017). To read more about this book, see here.
Constance Baker Motley: One Woman's Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice under Law Gary L. Ford, Jr., Assistant Professor of Africana Studies, has published Constance Baker Motley: One Woman's Fight for Civil Rights and Equal Justice under Law (The University of Alabama Press, 2017). To read more about Prof. Ford, see here.
Eating NAFTA: Trade and Food Policies and the Destruction of Mexico Alyshia Gálvez, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, has published Eating NAFTA: Trade and Food Policies and the Destruction of Mexico (University of California Press, 2018). To read more about Prof. Gálvez, see here.
Colloquial Irish 2

Tomás Ó hÍde (Thomas Hyde), Professor of Languages and Literatures, has published Colloquial Irish 2 (Routledge, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.

Revision and the Superhero Genre David Hyman, Associate Professor of English, has published Revision and the Superhero Genre (Palgrave, 2017). To read about his book, see here.
Two Steps Ahead of the Century: Jazz and Art Sharon Jordan, Associate Professor of Art, has published Two Steps Ahead of the Century: Jazz and Art (Earbooks, 2017). For more about Prof. Jordan, see here.
African History and Culture

Mariama Khan, Adjunct Lecturer in Africana Studies, has published the edited collection African History and Culture, with Grasian Mkodzongi (Kendall Hunt Publishing, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.

The Achaeology of Babel: The Colonial Foundation of the Humanities Cindy Lobel, late Associate Professor of History, published Urban Appetites: Food and Culture in Nineteenth-Century New York (University of Chicago, 2014; paperback edition, 2015). For more about Prof. Lobel’s book, see here. For more about Prof. Lobel, see here.
Lost and Found:The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative Olivia Loksing Moy, Assistant Professor of English, and Marco Ramírez Rojas, Assistant Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies, have published a translation of work by Julio Cortázar: Julio y John, caminando y conversando: Selections from Imagen de John Keats (The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative. Series VIII: Fall 2019). To read more about this book, see here.
Manhattan Tropics

J. Bret Maney, Assistant Professor of English, has published a translation of Guillermo Cotto-Thorner’s Manhattan Tropics / Trópico en Manhattan (Arte Público Press, 2019). To read more about this book, see here.

Eileen Markey, Assistant Professor of Journalism, has published the edited book Without Compromise: The Brave Journalism that First Exposed Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, and the American Epidemic of Corruption (Bold Type Books, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.

Making and Unmaking Disability: The Three Body Approach Julie Maybee, Professor of Philosophy, has published Making and Unmaking Disability: The Three Body Approach (Rowman and Littlefield, 2019). To read more about this book, see here.
Looking for Miss America: A Pageant's 100-Year Quest to Define Womanhood

Margot Mifflin, Professor of English, has published Looking for Miss America: A Pageant’s 100-Year Quest to Define Womanhood (Counterpoint, 2020). To read more about this book, see here.

Current Controversies in Bioethics Collin O'Neil, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, has co-edited Current Controversies in Bioethics (Routledge, 2016). For more about this book, see here.
Being Apart: Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature

LaRose Parris, Associate Professor of Africana Studies, has published Being Apart: Theoretical and Existential Resistance in Africana Literature (University of Virginia Press, 2016). To read more about this book, see here.

Narrativas del miedo: Terror en obras literarias, cinemáticas y televisivas de Latinoamérica Marco Ramírez, Assistant Professor of Spanish, has published the edited collection Narrativas del miedo: Terror en obras literarias, cinemáticas y televisivas de Latinoamérica (Peter Lang, 2018). To read more about this book, see here.
The Revolution has Come Robyn C. Spencer, Associate Professor of History, has published The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender, and the Black Panther Party in Oakland (Duke University Press, 2016). For more about Prof. Spencer, see here.
Herbert H. Lehman: A Political Biography Duane Tananbaum, Professor of History, has published Herbert H. Lehman: A Political Biography (SUNY Press, 2016). To read more about this book, see here.
Monument to the Geo Chemistry After Structure with Yellow DISTURBANCE Code and Disaster Averter and Atomic Station Danielle Tegeder, Associate Professor of Art, has a solo exhibition at the Johannes Vogt Gallery on the Upper East Side. Prof. Tegeder's mural for a high school in Greenwich Village was also featured in an article, "The Possibilities of Public Art" on the CUNY SUM website.
In West Mills De’Shawn Charles Winslow, Adjunct Lecturer in English, has published the novel In West Mills (Bloomsbury, 2019 (Hb); 2020 (Pb)). The novel won the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize in 2019. To read more about the novel, see here.
Baroque Seville: Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis Amanda Wunder, Associate Professor of History, has published Baroque Seville: Sacred Art in a Century of Crisis (Penn State University Press, 2017). To read more about this book, see here.
Reviving the Social Compact: Inclusive Citizenship in an Age of Extreme Politic

Naomi Zack, Professor of Philosophy, has published Reviving the Social Compact: Inclusive Citizenship in an Age of Extreme Politics (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018). To read more about this book, see here.