By Bruce Burgett, Glenn Hendler
Discover the key terms Collaborative interactive web site at keywords.nyupress.orgAccording to the Oxford English Dictionary, a “keyword” is “a observe that's of significant significance or significance.” on the internet, “keywords“ arrange monstrous amounts of complicated info. key words for American Cultural experiences deals those positive factors and extra to its readers, supplying integral meditations on phrases and ideas utilized in cultural reviews, American stories, and beyond.Collaborative in layout and execution, keyword phrases for American Cultural reviews collects sixty-four new essays from interdisciplinary students, each one on a unmarried time period reminiscent of “America,” “body,” “ethnicity,” and “religion.” along “community,” “immigration,” “queer,” etc, those phrases are the nodal issues in lots of of contemporary so much dynamic and vexed discussions of political and social existence, either inside and out of the academy.Here are essays by way of students operating in literary experiences and political financial system, cultural anthropology and ethnic stories, African American background and function reviews, gender stories and political theory.Some entries are explicitly argumentative, others are extra descriptive. all through, readers will locate transparent, tough, seriously engaged pondering and writing. key words for American Cultural reviews presents an available A-to-Z survey of triumphing educational buzzwords, and a versatile software for carving out new components of inquiry. it really is both important for students who're attempting to comprehend what their lecturers are speaking approximately, for basic readers who need to know what is new in scholarly study, and for professors who simply are looking to maintain up.Contributors: Vermonja R. Alston, Lauren Berlant, Mary Pat Brady, Laura Briggs, Bruce Burgett, Christopher Castiglia, Russ Castronovo, Eva Cherniavsky, Krista Comer, Micaela di Leonardo, Brent Hayes Edwards, Robert Fanuzzi, Rod Ferguson, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Elizabeth Freeman, Kevin Gaines, Rosemary Marangoly George, Kirsten Silva Gruesz, Sandra M. Gustafson, Matthew Pratt Guterl, Judith Halberstam, Glenn Hendler, Grace Kyungwon Hong, June Howard, Janet R. Jakobsen, Susan Jeffords, Walter Johnson, Miranda Joseph, Moon-Ho Jung, Carla Kaplan, David Kazanjian, Kanta Kochhar-Lindgren, Eric Lott, Lisa Lowe, Eithne Luibh?id, Susan Manning, Curtis Marez, Meredith L. McGill, Timothy Mitchell, Fred Moten, Christopher Newfield, Donald E. Pease, Pamela Perry, Carla L. Peterson, Vijay Prashad, Chandan Reddy, Bruce Robbins, David F. Ruccio, Susan M. Ryan, David S. Shields, Caroline Chung Simpson, Nikhil friend Singh, Siobhan B. Somerville, Amy Dru Stanley, Shelley Streeby, John Kuo Wei Tchen, Paul Thomas, Priscilla Wald, Michael Warner, Robert Warrior, Alys Eve Weinbaum, Henry Yu, George Y?dice, and Sandra A. Zagarell.