aspeers 12 (2019)

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Stefan Schubert
Sophie Spieler
2019 EditorsIntroduction: American Anger
Hedwig LiebackTruth-Telling and Trolls: Trolling, Political Rhetoric in the Twenty-First Century, and the Objectivity Norm
Melanie van der ElsenThe Paradox of Liminality: American Samoa’s Attenuated Sovereignty in the Twenty-First-Century American Empire
Deborah PomeranzAngels and Anti-Pornography Feminists: A Comparative Analysis of Civilian Public Safety Organizations
Anthony James ObstCeremony Found: Sylvia Wynter’s Hybrid Human and Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony
Annika M. Schadewaldt“I’m Not a Real Person Yet”: Queering Coming of Age in Frances Ha
Mascha Helene LangeOf Pregnant Kings and Manly Landladies: Negotiating Intersex in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness
Derek R. FordThe Struggle of “American Anger”: In Defense of Extremism
Seda ErdilSilent Rage
Emily Drew MillerFascist Desert Dessert
Emily Drew MillerJerusalem Stone Rooms

Editorial Team

The 2019 editors are Öykü Dilara Er, Laura Gerlach, Ben Hussey, Margaret Navin, Daniele Puccio, Anne Vogelsberg, and Hannah Vossen.

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