Interdisciplinary Humanities

 

(mis)Representing Difference

Fall 2011

Volume 28.2

Guest Editor - Susan Booker Morris, Ferris State University

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Articles in Interdisciplinary Humanities
from April 2003 to the present can be accessed through EBSCO databases, including Academic Search Premier.

Contents

Editors' Introduction
     Susan Booker Morris    Ferris State University
3
   
Black Enough: Blackface and Identity in Japanese Culture
     Octavia C. Graham     University of Pittsburg
5
   
Alterity Chic: Saving Africa, Losing (Sight of) the Legacy of AIDS
     Caroline Light
20
   
When Style Becomes Substance: The Form and Function of a Rap Aesthetic in the AIDS Movie Chocolate Babies
      Kylo-Patrick R. Hart     Texas Christian University
35
   
"Blurring the View": Liminality and Film Spectatorship
     David A. Hatch     University of South Carolina
45
   
Foreign Bodies: Portraiture and Photography in the Works of Toni Morrison
     Alice Hall     Université Paris-Diderot
56
   
"We Should Never Forget": Using Black Americana in Preventing Racial Othering
     Kristen Marangoni     University of Tulsa
67
   
Targeting Black Masculinity: An Analysis of the (mis)Representation of Black Men in the History of Early American Popular Culture
     Susan Booker Morris     Ferris State University
77
   
   
Book Reviews   
   
33 Revolutions per Minute: A History of Protest Songs from Billie Holliday to Green Day      by Dorian Lynskey
     Reviewed by Erin McCoy     University of Louisville
88
   
Contemporary Media Culture and the Remnants of a Colonial Past
by Kent A. Ono
 
     Reviewed by Kay Lawson    Marshall University
92
     
Race/Gender/Media Considering Diversity Across Audiences, Content, and Producers     by Rebecca Ann Lind
 
     Reviewed by Margot Berrill     University of Illinois at Chicago
98
     
     
DVD Review  
Codes of Gender     by Sut Jhally  
     Reviewed by Wynn Yarbrough     University of the District of Columbia
103
   
Notes on Contributors
108
   
Editorial Policies
111
   
HERA Membership/IH Subscriptions
112
   
Cover art - Tomb of Pope Alexander VII Study I
     by Kehinde Wiley     Oil wash on paper, 88" x 60", 2008.
   
Executive Editor - Ronald Weber, University of Texas at El Paso
Co-Editor - Stephen Husarik, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith
Co-Editor - Lee Ann Elliott Westman, University of Texas at El Paso
Book Review Editor - Wynn Yarbrough, University of the District of Columbia
Art Editor - Kerry Doyle, University of Texas at El Paso
    
This issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities is partially underwritten by The Friends of the Humanities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, the Humanities Program at The University of Texas at El Paso, and the Humanities Department at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.