Author: UT Press

Excerpt from Unruly Domestication by Kristin Skrabut

Excerpt from Unruly Domestication by Kristin Skrabut

Unruly Domestication investigates how Peru’s ongoing, internationally endorsed “war on poverty” shapes politics, intimate identities, and urban space in Lima. Drawing on a decade of embedded, ethnographic research in Lima’s largest… READ MORE

The Memoir You Cannot Miss

The Memoir You Cannot Miss

Announcing Loose of Earth: A Memoir Book Tour Dates | Praise | Audio Excerpts For anyone who has experienced the death of a parent, telling the story of that loss… READ MORE

Q&A with Imagining the Method author Justin Rawlins

Q&A with Imagining the Method author Justin Rawlins

Only one performance style has dominated the lexicon of the casual moviegoer: “Method acting.” The first reception-based analysis of film acting, Imagining the Method investigates how popular understandings of the so-called Method—what… READ MORE

Read an excerpt from Emergent Quilombos

Read an excerpt from Emergent Quilombos

Known as Black Rome, Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, is a predominantly Black city. The local art, food, and dance are closely linked to the population’s African roots. Yet many Black… READ MORE