The editors of International Development Planning Review (IDPR) have selected 'Childcare & Academia: an intervention' as the Featured Article for IDPR 42.4, written by Jessica Hope, Charlotte Lemanski, Tanja Bastia, Nina Moeller, Paula Meth, and Glyn Williams. The paper will be free to access for a limited time on the IDPR journal webpage. When asked … Continue reading
Clorinda Donato is the author of the October volume in the Oxford University Studies in the Enlightenment series, The Life and legend of Catterina Vizzani: sexual identity, science and Sensationalism in eighteenth-century Italy and England. In this new volume, Clorinda Donato analyses the medical, societal, and narrative transcultural stakes in the life story of the transgendered Catterina Vizzani, … Continue reading
Shortly before Singing the Law appeared in print but shortly after the staggering reality of the Covid-19 crisis was becoming clear, I received a phone call from a close friend in Uganda. He’d seen news reports about the pandemic’s spread in the U.S., and he wanted to know how my family and I were doing. … Continue reading
By Dan Dinello As I began work on a monograph about Alfonso Cuarón’s 2006 film Children of Men — anadaptation of the P.D. James’ novel, its critique of racism, nationalism, and xenophobia echoed the rise of an anti-immigrant, right wing in America that culminated in the election of a xenophobic president Donald J. Trump as … Continue reading
To celebrate the publication of England’s Co-operative Movement, author Lynn Pearson has selected ten of the best co-op buildings from across the country to tell us a little more about.