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Humanities Faculty 2008 & 2009 Publications

Art History

Mehring, Christine. Blinky Palermo: Abstraction of an Era. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Mitchell, W.J.T. Bildtheorie. German translation. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 2008.

Mitchell, W.J.T. Pictorial Turn: Saggi di cultura visuale. Italian translation. Palermo: Duepunti Edizioni, 2008.

Mitchell, W.J.T. Das Leben Der Bilder: Eine Theorie Der Visuellen Kultur. German translation. Munich: C.H. Beck, 2008.

Mitchell, W.J.T. Teoría de la Imagen. Spanish translation. Madrid: Akal, 2009.

Mitchell, W.J.T and Homi K. Bhabha. Edward Said: Continuing the Conversation (Japanese translation). Tokyo: Misuzu Shobo, 2009.

Mitchell, W. J. T. A Képek Politikája. Hungarian translation. Szeged: JATEPress, 2008.

Mitchell, W.J.T. Iconologie: Image, Texte, Idéologie. French translation. Paris: Les Prairies Ordinaires, 2009.

Wu, Hung. Meishushi shiyi (Ten discourses on art history). Beijing: Sanlian chubanshe, 2008.

Wu, Hung. Zou ziji de lu: Wu Hong lun Zhongguo dangdai yishujia (On their own paths: Wu Hung on contemporary Chinese artists). Guangzhou: Lingnan meishu chubanshe, 2008.

Wu, Hung with J. McGrath and S. Smith. Displacement: The Three Gorges Dam and Contemporary Chinese Art. Chicago: Smart Museum of Art, 2008.

Wu, Hung. Zhang Huan gongzuoshi: Yishu yu laodong (The Zhang Huan studio: Art and Labor). Guilin: Guangxi shifan daxue chubanshe, 2009.

Wu, Hung. Wu Hung on Contemporary Chinese Artists. Hong Kong: Timezone 8, 2009.

Wu, Hung. Making History: Wu Hung on Contemporary Chinese Art and Art Exhibition. Hong Kong: Timezone 8, 2008.

Wu, Hung. Waste Not: Zhao Xiangyuan and Song Dong. Tokyo: Tokyo Gallery, 2009.

Wu, Hung. Shikong zhong de meishu: Wu Hung Zhongguo meishushi wenbian erji (Art in time and space: Wu Hung on Chinese art, 2nd installment). Beijing: Sanlian shudian, 2009.

Zorach, Rebecca and Michael Cole, eds. The Idol in the Age of Art: Objects, Devotions and the Early Modern World. Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2009.

Cinema and Media Studies

Steimatsky, Noa. Italian Locations: Reinhabiting the Past in the Postwar Cinema. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2008.


Ando, Clifford. The Matter of the Gods: Religion and the Roman Empire. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008.

Bartsch, Shadi, and David Wray, eds. Seneca and the Self. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Faraone, Chris. The Stanzaic Architecture of Early Greek Elegy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Lowrie, Michèle. Writing, Performance, and Authority in Augustan Rome. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Lowrie, Michèle, ed. Horace: Odes and Epodes. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Bourdaghs, Michael, Atsuko Ueda, and Joseph A. Murphy, eds. Theory of Literature and Other Critical Writings by Natsume Soseki. New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Eyferth, Jacob. Eating Rice from Bamboo Roots: The Social History of a Community of Handicraft Papermakers in Rural Sichuan, 1920-2000. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009.

Field, Norma. Takiji: 21seiki ni do yomu ka (Reading Kobayashi: Takiji for the 21st Century). Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 2009.

English Language and Literature

Berlant, Lauren. The Female Complaint: The Unfinished Business of Sentimentality in American Culture. Durham: Duke University Press, 2008.

Bevington, David. Shakespeare’s Ideas: More Things in Heaven and Earth. Malden: Wiley- Blackwell, 2008.

Bevington, David. The Complete Works of Shakespeare. 6th Edition. New York: Longman/Pearson, 2008.

Chandler, James, ed. The Cambridge History of English Romantic Literature. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Chandler, James, and Maureen McLane, eds. The Cambridge Companion to British Romantic Poetry. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

Cormack, Bradin, Leonard Barkin, and Sean Keilin, eds. The Forms of Renaissance Thought: New Essays on Literature and Culture. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Helsinger, Elizabeth. Poetry and the Pre-Raphaelite Arts: Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.

Helsinger, Elizabeth. The "Writing" of Modern Life: The Etching Revival in France, Britain, and the U.S., 1850-1940. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Rothfield, Lawrence. The Rape of Mesopotamia: Behind the Looting of the Iraq Museum. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Scappettone, Jennifer. Thing Ode/Ode oggettuale. Rome: La Camera Verde, 2008.

Scappettone, Jennifer, ed. Aufgabe #7. New York: Litmus Press, 2008.

Scappettone, Jennifer. From Dame Quickly. New York: Litmus Press, 2009.

Scappettone, Jennifer. Belladonna Elders Series #5: Poetry, Landscape, Apocalypse. Brooklyn: Belladonna, 2009.

Slauter, Eric. The State as a Work of Art. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Strier, Richard, Kimberly Johnson and Michael C. Schoenfeldt, eds. Special Issue: Divisions on a Ground: Essays on the English Renaissance Literature in Honor of Donald M. Friedman. George Herbert Journal Monograph v. 29. Fairfield: Sacred Heart University, 2008.

Germanic Studies

Wellbery, David E., and Gerhard Neumann, eds. Die Gabe Gedichts. Goethes Lyrik im Wechsel der Tone. Freiburg: Rombach, 2008.


Giannakidou, Anastasia, and Monika Rathert, eds. Quantification, Definiteness, and Nominalization (Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics, 24). New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Mufwene, Salikoko S. Language Evolution: Contact, Competition and Change. London: Continuum Press, 2008.

Mufwene, Salikoko S., and Cécile B.Vigouroux, eds. Globalization and Language Vitality: Perspectives from Africa. London: Continuum Press, 2008.


Bohlman, Philip V., ed. Ethnomusicology and Modern Music History. Chinese edition. Beijing: People's Music Publishing House, 2009.

Bohlman, Philip V., and Marcello Keller, eds. Antropologia della musica nelle culture mediterranee: Interpretazione, Performance, Identità. Bologna: CLUEB, 2009.

Bohlman, Philip V., Jewish Cabaret in Exile. CD and booklet. New Budapest Orpheum Society (Philip V. Bohlman). Chicago: Cedille Records, 2009.

Bohlman, Philip V., Excursions in World Music. 5th Revised Edition. Saddle Hill, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2008.

Bohlman, Philip V., ed. Jewish Musical Modernism, Old and New. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Bohlman, Philip V., Jewish Music and Modernity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Ptaszynska, Marta. Drum of Orfeo for solo percussion and orchestra. Cracow: PWM Edition/ Polish Music, 2009.

Ptaszynska, Marta. Lumen for orchestra. Cracow: PWM Edition/Polish Music, 2008.

Ptaszynska, Marta. Concerto for Marimba & Orchestra performed by A. Raddetz and the Kielz Philharmonic Orchestra. Dux Music Label, 2009.

Ran, Shulamit. String Quartet No. 1. Tel Aviv: Israeli Music Institute, 2009.

Ran, Shulamit. Another Wedding March for piano-4 hands. Theodore Presser Company, 2009.

Ran, Shulamit. Bach-Shards for string quartet. Theodore Presser Company, 2008.

Ran, Shulamit. Song and Dance for saxophones and percussion. Theodore Presser Company, 2009.

Ran, Shulamit. The Show Goes On for clarinet and orchestra. Tel Aviv: Israeli Music Institute, 2008.

Suzuki, Kotoka. "Hidden Voices" on Apparitions: Solo piano by Rei Hotoda. Winnipeg: Signpost Music, 2008.

Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations

Anetshofer, Helga, Ingeborg Baldauf and Christa Ebert, eds. Über Gereimtes und Ungereimtes diesseits und jenseits der Turcia: Festschrift für Sigrid Kleinmichel zum 70. Geburtstag. (Schriftenreihe Ost-West Diskurse; 7). Berlin: Scrîpvaz-Verlag, 2008.

Bashkin, Orit. The Other Iraq: Pluralism and Culture in Hashemite Iraq. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2009

Donner, Fred, ed. The Expansion of the Early Islamic State (The Formation of the Classical Islamic World Series, Volume 5). Burlington: Ashgate, 2008.

Mustafa, Farouk. Love in Exile (translation of a novel by Bahaa Taher). London: Arabia Books, 2008.

Mustafa, Farouk. The Lodging House (translation of a novel by Khairy Shalaby). Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2008.

Mustafa, Farouk. The Zafarani Files (translation of a novel by Gamal al-Ghitani). Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2008.

Ritner, Robert. The Libyan Anarchy: Inscriptions from Egypt’s Third Intermediate Period, Writings from the Ancient World No. 21. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009; New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Stolper, Matthew, Pierre Briant, and Wouter Henkelman, eds. L'archive des Fortifications de Persépolis: Etat des questions et perspectives de recherches. Paris: Éditions de Boccard, 2008.

Woods, Christopher. The Grammar of Perspective: The Sumerian Conjugation Prefixes as a System of Voice. Boston: Brill, 2008.


Cohen, Ted. Thinking of Others: On the Talent for Metaphor. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Nussbaum, Martha. Liberty of Conscience: In Defense of America’s Tradition of Religious Equality. New York: Basic Books, 2008.

Richards, Robert. The Tragic Sense of Life: Ernst Haeckel and the Struggle over Evolutionary Thought. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Romance Languages and Literatures

De Armas, Frederick, Luciano García Lorenzo, and Enrique García Santo-Tomás, eds. Hacia la tragedia áurea: lecturas para un nuevo milenio. Frankfurt: Vervuert Verlagsges, 2008.

Delogu, Daisy. Theorizing the Ideal Sovereign: The Rise of the French Vernacular Royal Biography. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Desan, Philippe, and Jean-Charles Darmon, eds. Pensée morale et genres littéraires: de Montaigne à Genet. Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2009.

Desan, Philippe. Montaigne: Les formes du monde et de l'esprit. Paris: PUPS, 2008.

Desan, Philippe. Dieu à nostre commerce et société: Montaigne et la théologie. Genève: Librarie Droz, 2008.

Giles, Ryan D. The Laughter of the Saints: Parodies of Holiness in Late Medieval and Renaissance Spain. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009.

James, Alison. Constraining Chance: Georges Perec and the Oulipo. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2009.

Maggi, Armando. The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Maggi, Armando, and Victoria Kirkham, eds. Petrarch: A Critical Guide to the Complete Works. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Meltzer, Françoise, and Jas' Elsner, eds. Special Issue: Faith Without Borders: The Curious Category of the Saint. Critical Inquiry v. 35 no. 3. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Norman, Larry, Glenn Most, and Sophie Rabau, eds. Révolutions homériques. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 2009.

Weaver, Elissa B., ed. Scenes from Italian convent life: An Anthology of Convent Theatrical Texts and Contexts. Ravenna: Longo Editore, 2009.

West, Rebecca, and Armando Maggi, eds. Scrittori inconvenienti: Essays on and by Pier Paolo Pasolini and Gianni Celati. Ravenna: Longo Editore, 2009.

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Bird, Robert. Andrei Tarkovsky: Elements of Cinema. London: Reaktion Books, 2008.

Bird, Robert. Andrei Roublev d'Andrei Tarkovski. Paris: Les Editions de la Transparence, 2008.

Friedman, Victor. Deloto na akademik Viktor Fridman (The work of academician Victor Friedman). Skopje: Abakus, 2009.

Social Thought

Most, Glenn, Larry Norman, and Sophie Rabau, eds. Révolutions homériques. Pisa: Edizioni della Normale, 2009.

South Asian Languages and Civilizations

Bronner, Yigal, and David Schulman, trans. "Self-Surrender," "Peace," "Compassion," and "The Mission of the Goose": Poems and Prayers from South India. New York: New York University Press, 2009.

Collins, Steve. Pali Grammar for Students. Revised edition. Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 2009.

Doniger, Wendy. The Hindus: An Alternative History. New York: Penguin Press, 2009.

Majumdar, Rochona. Marriage and Modernity: Family Values in Colonial Bengal. Durham: Duke University Press, 2009; New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Humanities Faculty Publications

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