Political Camerawork A Conversation with D. Andy Rice

The trailer for Meghan O’Hara and Mike Attie’s In Country (2014) opens with archival footage of the Vietnam War accompanied by a voice-over whose source is quickly revealed to be that of a man dressed in fatigues….

Rooted Globalism

Arab–Latin American Business Elites and the Politics of Global Imaginaries

Triumphant capitalism has in our time engendered a new global class that lives and works in a borderless world,…

Longtime Professor Patricia Zimmermann dies Aug. 18

Photograph of Patricia Zimmermann

Patricia Zimmermann, Charles A. Dana Professor in the Department of Screen Studies, Media Arts, Sciences and Studies at Ithaca College and director of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival died the morning of Aug….

Rooted Globalism

Photo of Rooted Globalism book cover, published by Indiana University Press

The idea that globalizing economic elites had detached themselves from the state and developed a shared, cosmopolitan class consciousness was so commonsensical that it seemed hegemonic when, just over a decade ago,…

Gender, Violence and Moral Ambiguity in Rural South Africa

Blog post by Kathleen Rice

I am an anthropologist and currently co-lead a research project entitled “Ukuvula Isango:  Opening the Gate to Women’s Empowerment and Post-Pandemic Reconstruction in Rural South Africa[KR1] .” Ukuvula Isango… documents women’s pandemic precarity through longitudinal life history interviews,

The Allergy-Friendly Cookbook

Book cover of The Allergy-Friendly Cookbook, published by Indiana University Press

As a registered dietitian nutritionist, I am constantly working with my clients on what types of foods to bring into the house that will best nourish them and their entire family….

J. Craig Thorpe Book Signing

As Railroads, Art and American Life: An Artist’s Memoir moved through publication the idea of a
book signing tour seemed inviting. The presentations would underscore the book’s theme: art
helps us understand that railroads provide a culture far more than just another form of