aspeers 15 (2022) - American Bodies

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Annika M. Schadewaldt
Stefan Schubert
2022 EditorsIntroduction: American Bodies
Christoph NostitzThe Metalanguage of Border Crossing: The Deconstruction of Myth in Yuri Herrera’s Signs Preceding the End of the World
Kate WhitneyMutant Ecologies
Carolina Faller MouraCooking as Mestizaje in Alicia Gaspar de Alba’s “Making Tortillas”: Reconciling Chicana Lesbian Identity through the Space of the Kitchen
Solveig Kloss“I Look Too Good Not to Be Seen”: Bodily Capital and ‘Realness’ in Pose
Kenny FriesDisability, Bodies, and Otherness: An Interview with Kenny Fries
Kate WhitneyStitched in the Past
George Rainov“It Was Just the Talking That Was Important”: Racial Capitalism and Black Affect in Walter Rodney’s “The Groundings with My Brothers”

Editorial Team

The 2022 editors are Richard Aude, Katharina Austilat, Parker Billinghurst, Owen D. Dennehy, Max Vincent Hahnemann, Charlie Kleinfeld, Leonie M. J. Kratzenstein, Lena K. Mai, Céline Maurer, Anna Poteshkina, Vivian Sadlik, Laura S. Martin, Valeska Scardi, Nadine Stüpfert.


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