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Culinary Turn
Nicolaj van der Meulen, Jörg Wiesel (eds.)

Culinary Turn

Aesthetic Practice of Cookery
(in collaboration with Anneli Käsmayr and in editorial cooperation with Raphaela Reinmann)

Cooking, eating and nutrition have become omnipresent cultural topics. This volume investigates the dimensions of a culinary turn, combining for the first time the theory and practice of cooking.

Shifting Baselines of Europe
European Alternatives, Daphne Büllesbach, Marta Cillero, Lukas Stolz (eds.)

Shifting Baselines of Europe

New Perspectives beyond Neoliberalism and Nationalism

This book opens the often narrow discourse on the future of Europe and criticises the false dichotomy between nationalism and a neoliberal version of Europe. It presents emancipatory projects from across the continent trying to achieve a democratic Europe beyond the nation state.

Resistance
Martin Butler, Paul Mecheril, Lea Brenningmeyer (eds.)

Resistance

Subjects, Representations, Contexts

This volume explores phenomena of resistance in a range of historical and contemporary environments, thus opening up a theoretical dialogue on terms and concepts of resistance both in and across disciplines.

Racism and Resistance
Franziska Meister

Racism and Resistance

How the Black Panthers Challenged White Supremacy

Listen to how the Black Panthers exposed structural racism in the 1960s – and learn how they challenged it through community organizing and beyond.

Staying in Life
Verena Rothe, Gabriele Kreutzner, Reimer Gronemeyer

Staying in Life

Paving the Way to Dementia-Friendly Communities

What can we do to create spaces for people with and without dementia, where we can stay in life - rather than just staying alive?

Discursive Intersexions
Michaela Koch

Discursive Intersexions

Daring Bodies between Myth, Medicine, and Memoir

»Discursive Intersexions« studies representations of hermaphrodite and intersex experiences in fiction and life narratives.

American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire
Hami Inan Gümüs

American Missionaries in the Ottoman Empire

A Conceptual Metaphor Analysis of Missionary Narrative, 1820-1898

Hami Inan Gümüs ascertains and analyzes the conceptual metaphor networks in American missionary texts from the Ottoman mission (1820-1898).

Prizing Debate
Anna Auguscik

Prizing Debate

The Fourth Decade of the Booker Prize and the Contemporary Novel in the UK

Anna Auguscik analyses the Man Booker Prize and its impact on a novel's media attention profile in relation to other participants in literary interaction.

Chaos in the Contact Zone
Stephanie Wodianka, Christoph Behrens (eds.)

Chaos in the Contact Zone

Unpredictability, Improvisation and the Struggle for Control in Cultural Encounters

Chaos and Control are two of the most productive outcomes and interpretative schemes for cultural encounters – and their impact is culturally and historically diverse.

Writing Emotions
Ingeborg Jandl, Susanne Knaller, Sabine Schönfellner, Gudrun Tockner (eds.)

Writing Emotions

Theoretical Concepts and Selected Case Studies in Literature

The collection of essays stresses the complex link between aesthetic and non-aesthetic emotional components. Readers interested in the topic will be presented with a concept of aesthetic emotions as both formative within the writing and the reading process.

Digital Culture & Society
Digital Culture & Society is a refereed, international journal, fostering discussion about the ways in which digital technologies, platforms and applications reconfigure daily lives and practices.
The fourth issue "Making and Hacking" sheds light on the communities and spaces of hackers, makers, DIY enthusiasts, and 'fabbers'.
With contributions by Sabine Hielscher, Jeremy Hunsinger, Kat Braybrooke, Tim Jordan, among others, and an interview with Sebastian Kubitschko.