Poetic Trespass: Writing Between Hebrew and Arabic in Israel/Palestine

Author: Lital Levy Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2014 A Palestinian-Israeli poet declares a new state whose language, “Homelandic,” is a combination of Arabic and Hebrew. A Jewish- Israeli author imagines a “language plague” that infects Continue Reading →

Sailing the Water’s Edge: The Domestic Politics of American Foreign Policy

Authors: Helen V. Milner and Dustin Tingley Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2015 When engaging with other countries, the U.S. government has a number of different policy instruments at its disposal, including foreign aid, international trade Continue Reading →

Sound Rising from the Paper: Nineteenth-Century Martial Arts Fiction and the Chinese Acoustic Imagination

Author: Paize Keulemans Publisher: Harvard University Press, 2014 Chinese martial arts novels from the late 19th century are filled with a host of suggestive sounds. Characters cuss and curse in colorful dialect accents, vendor calls Continue Reading →