Linguistics prof's memoir examines family life under Nazis, Soviets

Feb. 21, 2018

'My idea was to show how two people went through the two greatest tragedies of the 20th century,' says Zygmunt Frajzyngier


Incentivizing Peace

Feb. 5, 2018

About the book : Civil wars are among the most difficult problems in world politics. While mediation, intervention, and peacekeeping have produced some positive results in helping to end civil wars, they fall short in preventing them in the first place. In Incentivizing Peace , Jaroslav Tir and Johannes Karreth...


Performance for Resilience

Jan. 7, 2018

This book focuses on Shine, a musical performance about how energy, humanity and climate are interrelated.

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Unperfect Histories: The Mirror for Magistrates, 1559-1610

Dec. 11, 2017

The Mirror for Magistrates, the collection of de casibus complaint poems in the voices of medieval rulers and rebels compiled by William Baldwin in the 1550s, was central to the development of imaginative literature in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.


Scholar probes lynching of Mexicans in early 20th-century Texas

Nov. 29, 2017

Bands of Texans, some operating under the auspices of the legal system, engaged in mob violence against scores of Mexicans during the early 20th century, and these killings were not originally recognized as lynchings, according to research published in a book by a CU Boulder instructor.


My Hero

Nov. 19, 2017

What do you do when your dreams come true? When you were twelve, camping out in the back yard, you told your best friend that if he could draw a superhero good enough, you’d give him the perfect words to say.


The Martyr and the Traitor

Aug. 16, 2017

Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution About the book : In September 1776, two men from Connecticut each embarked on a dangerous mission. One of the men, a soldier disguised as a schoolmaster, made his way to British-controlled Manhattan and began furtively making notes and sketches to bring...


AIDS and Masculinity in the African City

Aug. 15, 2017

AIDS has been a devastating plague in much of sub-Saharan Africa, yet the long-term implications for gender and sexuality are just emerging. AIDS and Masculinity in the African City tackles this issue head on and examines how AIDS has altered the ways masculinity is lived in Uganda—a country known as Africa’s great AIDS success story. Based on a decade of ethnographic research in an urban slum community in the capital Kampala, this book reveals the persistence of masculine privilege in the age of AIDS and the implications such privilege has for combating AIDS across the African continent.


Modernism: The Basics

March 27, 2017

Modernism: The Basics provides an accessible overview of the study of modernism in its global dimensions.


The Holocaust Across Generations: Trauma and its Inheritance Among Descendants of Survivors

Feb. 28, 2017

About the author: Janet Jacobs is professor of Women and Gender Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder. Book description: Over the last two decades, the cross-generational transmission of trauma has become an important area of research within both Holocaust studies and the more broad study of genocide. The overall...