Interdisciplinary Humanities


Fat Representations

Fall 2013

Volume 30.3

Guest Editors - Brenda A. Risch, The University of Texas at El Paso
Christoph Zepeda, Alliant International University, San Francisco







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Editors' Introduction

     Brenda A. Risch        The University of Texas at El Paso
    Christoph Zepeda    Alliant International University 

Opening Poem
Becoming the Subject of Your Own Story: Creating Fat-positive Representations
     Maya Maor          Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Consumption and Denial: Eating and Ideology in Malos hábitos
      Ann Marie Stachura          University of Texas-Pan American
Huge Women and Tiny Men: Sex, Luxury and Control in Depression-Era Faulkner
     Alicia Bones          University of Iowa
Fat People of the World Unite!: Subjectivity, Identity, and Representation in Fat Feminist Manifestoes
     Jasie Stokes          University of Louisville
An Interview with cover artist Jessica Pizaña Roberts
     Lee Ann Elliott Westman          The University of Texas at El Paso
Film Review: Heroism at Every Size
     Christoph Zepeda         Alliant International University
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Front Cover art - Rosarita in "Ay Papi"
     by Jessica Pizaña Roberts,     (1:02s), Video Still, 2012.
Back Cover art - Mother Goodness in "Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice...Thats what Little Girls are made of"  
        by Jessica Pizaña Roberts,     (4:03s), Video Still, 2012.
Executive Editor - Ronald Weber  
Co-Editors - Stephen Husarik and Lee Ann Elliott Westman  
Book Review Editor - Edmund Cueva  
Art Editor - Kerry Doyle  
This issue of Interdisciplinary Humanities is partially underwritten by The Friends of the Humanities at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and the Humanities Program at The University of Texas at El Paso.