Beyond the Periphery of the Skin
Marxist feminist scholar Silvia Federici’s latest book, based on a series of lectures delivered at the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2015, critically examines the role of the body under late capitalism. The book draws significantly from her earlier work Caliban and the Witch (2004), which examines the ways in which the persecution of women libelle...
Jennifer E. Cossyleon
Frontiers Augmented highlights selected authors from our issues to create a means for deeper engagement with the content published in the Frontiers Journal. The most recent general issue 42.2, edited by Frontier...
Staging Black Fugitivity
Slavery’s legacies, afterlives, and remains continually haunt our present. Embedded in our political, cultural, educational, and social institutions, the specter of slavery is intimately entangled with contemporary life, functioning as an unresolvable enmity expressed toward black people. Studies of slavery within black theatre history are often relegated to the past, w...
A Frontiers Conversation in the aftermath of the Atlanta Shootings
A conversation between Frontiers co-editors Kimberly M. Jew and Darius Bost in the aftermath of the March 16, 2021 Atlanta shootings that left 8 people dead, 6 of them Asian women.
Staging Feminist Futures
Frontiers Augmented highlights selected authors from our issues to create a means for deeper engagement with the content published in the Frontiers Journal. The most recent issue, Staging Feminist Futures 41.3, a special issue edited by Frontiers Co-Editor Kimberly M. Jew, ...
Thinking, Talking, Writing Collectively
An Approach to Decolonial Feminist Praxis and Pedagogy
Frontiers is pleased to present Krista Benson, April Petillo, Shy Pacheco Hamilton, and Maia Butler, the authors of “A Hopeful Decolonial Rhizome: An Invitation” (Frontiers 41.2), as they describe their individual and collective contributions to the collo...
The Making of The Celine Archive Movie
Editor's Note: In celebration of Filipinx American History Month, scholar and filmmaker Celine Parreñas Shimizu discusses her new film, The Celine Archive, set for international release October 15th
THE MAKING OF THE CELINE ARCHIVE MOVIE by Celine Parreñas...
It is easy to dismiss beauty pageants as sexist or inconsequential. After all, many pageants continue to make judgments and enforce rules based on women’s body measurements, age, and marital status. Oluwakemi M. Balogun’s Beauty Diplomacy: Embodying an Emerging Nation, however, examines beauty pageants in their full complexity by recognizing aspects of pageantry that so...
Gender Politics in Iran and the Last Forty Years: Eleven Stories
Frontiers is pleased to present a special online issue addressing gender politics in Iran in the last forty years following the 1979 Iran Revolution.
You’re Dead – So What?
This book provides an empirical study of media and law enforcement bias in reporting and investigating homicides of African American women compared with their white counterparts. The author discusses the symbiotic relationship between media coverage and the response from law enforcement to victims of color, particularly when these victims are reported missing and presumed to be in danger by their loved ones.
As We Have Always Done
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson locates Indigenous political resurgence as a practice rooted in uniquely Indigenous theorizing, writing, organizing, and thinking. She makes clear that the goal of Indigenous resistance can no longer be cultural resurgence as a mechanism for inclusion in a multicultural mosaic, calling for unapologetic, place-based Indigenous alternatives to the destructive logics of the settler colonial state.
Evidence of Being
Evidence of Being is an important book that should impact the contours of Black and Queer Studies. Bost’s recuperation of the history of black gay cultural expression opens new lines of inquiry for scholars concerned with black sexuality, loss, history, and memory. Readers will find Evidence of Being moving, theoretically rich, and original.
From Angel to Office Worker
Susie S. Porter’s newest monograph, From Angel to Office Worker, Middle-Class Identity and Female Consciousness in Mexico, 1890–1950, is an important piece of scholarship that unapologetically emphasizes that women’s history is labor history and that labor history is women’s history.
Dr. Donna J. Haraway
Listen to Dr. Donna Haraway and Dr. Kimberly Jew’s dialogue on theoretical, methodological, and literary explorations into not only what it means to live as human beings in a multispecies world, but what it could (or, perhaps should) mean in a not-so-distant future.
Sarah Waters: Gender and Sexual Politics
In her book, Claire O’Callaghan inserts herself into the debate between essentialist feminists and queer theorists, reading Waters’ historical fiction as a model for contemporary queer and feminist interdependence.