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Our GangA Racial History of The Little Rascals

Our Gang: A Racial History of The Little Rascals

Julia Lee

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816698219
eISBN:
9781452952451
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698219.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The series Our Gang (also known as The Little Rascals) has been called the most popular juvenile series ever filmed, beloved by generations of children and adults. According to Hollywoodlegend, ... More

Our Own ImageA Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Our Own Image: A Story of a M?ori Filmmaker

Barry Barclay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816697618
eISBN:
9781452952512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816697618.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Acclaimed Māori filmmaker Barry Barclay’s Our Own Image relates the experiences of making his documentaries and his critically acclaimed feature-length film Ngati (1987), widely credited as the first ... More

Oye LocaFrom the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami

Oye Loca: From the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami

Susana Peña

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665532
eISBN:
9781452946399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

THE 1980 MARIEL BOATLIFT was a turning point in Miami’s Cuban American and gay histories. My work begins with this moment of cultural collision. It examines discourses about Mariel that both ... More

Physics of BlacknessBeyond the Middle Passage Epistemology

Physics of Blackness: Beyond the Middle Passage Epistemology

Michelle M. Wright

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816687268
eISBN:
9781452950624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816687268.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What does it mean to be Black? If Blackness is not biological in origin but socially and discursively constructed, does the meaning of Blackness change over time and space? In Physics of Blackness: ... More

Players and Their PetsGaming Communities from Beta to Sunset

Players and Their Pets: Gaming Communities from Beta to Sunset

Mia Consalvo and Jason Begy

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816689828
eISBN:
9781452950716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689828.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

In the world of massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), Faunasphere was but a blip on the screen in its short public life from 2009 to 2011. Its devoted players, many of them middle-aged women, ... More

PosthegemonyPolitical Theory and Latin America

Posthegemony: Political Theory and Latin America

Jon Beasley-Murray

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816647149
eISBN:
9781452945941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816647149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Posthegemony is an investigation into the origins, limits, and possibilities for contemporary politics and political analysis. This book presents accounts of historical movements in Latin America, ... More

Program EarthEnvironmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Jennifer Gabrys

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816693122
eISBN:
9781452954356
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693122.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Sensors are increasingly present in our environments and technologies. At the same time, environmental sensing is a set of practices meant to provide more information on environmental change, while ... More

The Queerness of Native American Literature

The Queerness of Native American Literature

Lisa Tatonetti

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816692781
eISBN:
9781452949642
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816692781.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

With a new and more inclusive perspective for the growing field of queer Native studies, this book provides a genealogy of queer Native writing after Stonewall. Looking across a broad range of ... More

The Red Land to the SouthAmerican Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

The Red Land to the South: American Indian Writers and Indigenous Mexico

James H. Cox

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675975
eISBN:
9781452947679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675975.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The forty years of American Indian literature taken up in this book—the decades between 1920 and 1960—have been called politically and intellectually moribund. On the contrary, this book identifies a ... More

Savage PreservationThe Ethnographic Origins of Modern Media Technology

Savage Preservation: The Ethnographic Origins of Modern Media Technology

Brian Hochman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681372
eISBN:
9781452949123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681372.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

During the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, American writers and anthropologists believed that evolutionary forces had pushed the world’s primitive races to the brink of extinction. ... More

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