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Open Access Well House Books until August 1, 2020

Open Access Well House Books until August 1, 2020

Now through August 1, eight books from the Well House Books collection will be open for anyone to read for free online. Generously supported by the Office of the Bicentennial, Well House Books showcases the peoples, history, and legacy of Indiana University.

Living Dangerously: Reflecting on Elaine Freedgood’s “Banishing Panic”

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! Elaine Freedgood’s “Banishing Panic: Harriet Martineau and the Popularization of Political Economy,” from the Victorian Studies archives is available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, guest author Mary L. Mullen explores the essay with fresh eyes in anticipation of celebrating Freedgood’s extraordinary career.

An Antidote to the Myth of Historical Progress: A Closer Look at JML 41.3

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! James Brunton’s article, “Whose (Meta)modernism?: Metamodernism, Race, and the Politics of Failure,” from the Journal of Modern Literature’s newest issue, is now available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, James elaborates on poetry as an antidote to the noise of self-righteous social media posts and crisis-fueled cable news.

Reflecting on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with Transition Magazine

Today marks the 54th anniversary of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 – the landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin and prohibited unequal application of voter registration requirements, racial segregation in schools, employment, and public accommodations.
In honor of this historic event and current trends, we invite you to explore Transition Magazine’s 1972 conversation with James Baldwin, and a discussion of more than five decades of black action in St. Louis, from the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter.

Exploring Documentaries on the Civil Rights Movement with Black Camera and the BFC/A

Today marks the 54th anniversary of The Civil Rights Act of 1964 – the landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin and prohibited unequal application of voter registration requirements, racial segregation in schools, employment, and public accommodations. In honor of this historic event, we invite you to explore Indiana University’s Black Film Center and Archive, home of Black Camera, the international film journal.

Hope is Hard Work: A Closer Look at JML 41.2

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! James Arnett’s article, “What’s Left of Feelings? The Affective Labor of Politics in Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook,” from the Journal of Modern Literature’s newest issue, is now available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, James elaborates on why at this political moment it is important for readers to read Doris Lessing’s The Golden Notebook.

Decolonizing Music Education: A Closer Look at PME 26.1

Take a closer look at the scholarship behind IU Press Journals! Burke Stanton’s article, “Musicking in the Borders toward Decolonizing Methodologies,” from the Philosophy of Music Education’s newest issue, is now available on JSTOR & Project MUSE. Below, Author elaborates on the ongoing struggle for decolonization and liberation in music education.

Ten Years of Israel Studies with The Schusterman Center

In celebration of The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies decade of groundbreaking work, enjoy a special issue of Israel Studies on us – download “Zionism in the 21st Century” for free from JSTOR today.

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