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Comics as history, comics as literature : roles of the comic...Comics as history, comics as literature : roles of the comic book in scholarship, society, and entertainment / edited by Annessa Ann BabicThis anthology hosts a collection of essays examining the role of comics as portals for historical and academic content, while keeping the approach on an international market versus the American one.
Want a date for the weekend? Why not go on a blind date with a...Want a date for the weekend? Why not go on a blind date with a book? Come meet someone new in the pages of a mysterious book. #smclibrary #omgsmc (at Saint Mary’s College Library)
Posters for peace : visual rhetoric & civic action /...Posters for peace : visual rhetoric & civic action / Thomas W. BensonBy the spring of 1970, Americans were frustrated by continuing war in Vietnam and turmoil in the inner cities. Students on American college campuses opposed the war in growing numbers and joined with other citizens in ever-larger public demonstrations against the war. Some politicians—including Ronald Reagan, Spiro Agnew, and Richard Nixon—exploited the situation to cultivate anger against students.
The 2003 SMC yearbook honored Alle Porter (class of 2004) for...The 2003 SMC yearbook honored Alle Porter (class of 2004) for her cross-country success as a student athlete. And this Saturday, Alle, our Interlibrary Loan Manager, will be inducted into the SMC Athletic Hall of Fame. She joins Mark Teahen (Baseball; 2003) in this year’s class. We couldn’t be more proud and honored for Alle! #tbt #smclibrary #omgsmc @smcgaels (at Saint Mary’s College of California)
In motion, at rest : the event of the athletic body / Grant...In motion, at rest : the event of the athletic body / Grant FarredGrant Farred takes up the event as a philosophical problem from a novel perspective, examining infamous events in sport and arguing that theorizing the event through sport makes possible an entirely original way of thinking about it. He shows how what was inherent in the event is opened to new possibilities for understanding ontological being by thinking about sport philosophically.
Photo sent to us student, Alyse. Beware the squirrels hoping to...Photo sent to us student, Alyse. Beware the squirrels hoping to come in on the second floor. Looking for nuts or a good book? #omgsmc (at Saint Mary’s College Library)
Discourses of ageing in fiction and feminism : the invisible...Discourses of ageing in fiction and feminism : the invisible woman / Jeannette KingWhat do fictional representations of older women add to our understanding of a group of individuals often marginalized in our youth-oriented society? How far can they challenge the more dominant representations to be found in popular culture, and even in medical and sociological journals? And what has feminism had to contribute?
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Islands of empire : pop culture and U.S. power / Camilla...Islands of empire : pop culture and U.S. power / Camilla FojasCamilla Fojas explores a broad range of popular culture media—film, television, journalism, advertisements, travel writing, and literature—with an eye toward how the United States as an empire imagined its own military and economic projects. Impressive in its scope, Islands of Empire looks to Cuba, Guam, Hawai'i, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines, asking how popular narratives about these island outposts expressed the attitudes of the continent throughout the twentieth century.
Reminder! Happening today!! #omgsmc (at Saint Mary’s...Reminder! Happening today!! #omgsmc (at Saint Mary’s College Library)
Godzilla is studying up, just in case he’s called up to...Godzilla is studying up, just in case he’s called up to serve as this year’s dragon. Happy Lunar New Year! #恭禧發財 #yearofthemonkey🐒🐵 #everyyearisyearofthedragonforgodzilla
Misbehaving : the making of behavioral economics / Richard H....Misbehaving : the making of behavioral economics / Richard H. ThalerWhen economists speak of or describe traditional economics, it is typically assumed that the people involved will behave in a rational way. Thaler’s background in economics and behavioral science and his curiosity led him to conclude that primary assumption was wrong: people make mistakes and unreasonable decisions. In short, they misbehave.
Art and politics now / Anthony DowneyThis art book profiles 200...Art and politics now / Anthony DowneyThis art book profiles 200 contemporary artists from around the world who deal with political subjects in their art. Artists include photographers, filmmakers, and those who work in installations and performance art. Thematic sections explore art dealing with globalization, labor, activism, conflict, terror, history, camps, environments, economies, and knowledge.
My life on the road / Gloria SteinemGloria Steinem—writer,...My life on the road / Gloria SteinemGloria Steinem—writer, activist, organizer, and one of the most inspiring leaders in the world—now tells a story she has never told before, a candid account of how her early years led her to live an on-the-road kind of life, traveling, listening to people, learning, and creating change. She reveals the story of her own growth in tandem with the growth of an ongoing movement for equality. This is the story at the heart of My Life on the Road.
Find your story, write your memoir / Lynn C. Miller and Lisa...Find your story, write your memoir / Lynn C. Miller and Lisa Lenard-CookOffers an overview of the building blocks of memoir writing. Individual chapters focus on key issues and challenges, such as the balance between the remembering narrator and the experiencing narrator, the capacity to honor the subjective voice, creating an organically functional structure for a particular story, and taking the next steps with a written memoir.
You’ve asked for more textbooks, and we’re getting...You’ve asked for more textbooks, and we’re getting as many as we can. So much so, we’ve needed to add a new shelve to the Reserves stack! #omgsmc
Latin American crime : thirteen stories / selected by Daniel...Latin American crime : thirteen stories / selected by Daniel GaleraIn thirteen electrifying stories, our very first all-Latin-American issue takes on the crime story as a starting point, and expands to explore contemporary life from every angle - swinging from secret Venezuelan prisons to Uruguayan resorts to blood-drenched bedrooms in Mexico and Peru, and even, briefly, to Epcot Center and the Havana home of a Cuban transsexual named Amy Winehouse.
The last crusade in the West : Castile and the conquest of...The last crusade in the West : Castile and the conquest of Granada / Joseph F. O'CallaghanBy the middle of the fourteenth century, Christian control of the Iberian Peninsula extended to the borders of the emirate of Granada, whose Muslim rulers acknowledged Castilian suzerainty. No longer threatened by Moroccan incursions, the kings of Castile were diverted from completing the Reconquest by civil war and conflicts with neighboring Christian kings.
Good Catholics : the battle over abortion in the Catholic Church...Good Catholics : the battle over abortion in the Catholic Church / Patricia MillerGood Catholics tells the story of the remarkable individuals who have engaged in a nearly fifty-year struggle to assert the moral legitimacy of a pro-choice position in the Catholic Church, as well as the concurrent efforts of the Catholic hierarchy to suppress abortion dissent and to translate Catholic doctrine on sexuality into law.