Monstrous Women, Giants and Dreams

Monstrous Women in Comics
Monstrous Women in Comics

Samantha Langsdale, co-editor

The anthology examines the ways women are made monstrous in popular culture, with Langsdale, a senior lecturer in philosophy and religion, acting as the editor of this collection of intersectional analyses of comics.

Gentle Black Giants: A History of Negro Leaguers in Japan
Gentle Black Giants: A History of Negro Leaguers in Japan

Bill Staples Jr. ('94), co-author

The journalism alum details the history of the Philadelphia Royal Giants and their Trans-Pacific barnstorming tours to Asia during the 1920s and 1930s.

Eclipse of Dreams: The Undocumented-Led Struggle for Freedom
Eclipse of Dreams: The Undocumented-Led Struggle for Freedom

Mariela Nuñez-Janes and Fidel Castro Rodriguez ('12), co-editors

Nuñez-Janes, associate professor of anthropology, and Rodriguez tell the stories of undocumented activists' responses after the DREAM Act failed.