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Making Hair Matter: Untangling Black Hair/Style Politics
Hair is a remarkably complex material-semiotic entity. Caught on the cusp between self/society, meticulously contrived and purposely styled, hair is crucial in the articulation of identity and difference. However, although ...
"Too Heavy is the Load": Representations of Women and Suicide in 19th-Century British Literature
As British alienists and sociologists in nineteenth-century Britain sought to understand suicide as a disease of the mind, coroners, jurors and lay people became increasingly sympathetic to those who ended their own lives. ...