Cripps, Jody

Society for American Sign Language Journal, Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring/Summer, 2021

Cripps, Jody

Society for American Sign Language Journal, Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring/Summer, 2020

Stoicea, Gabriela

The Lessing Yearbook/Yearbook 2021 “Disasters of the 18th Century” deals with the question of how the eighteenth century reacted to catastrophes or catastrophic events, and how these experiences shaped or questioned Enlightenment visions of society and the understanding of the world.

Fitzmaurice, Stephen

Stephen B. Fitzmaurice, The Role of the Educational Interpreter: Perceptions of Administrators and Teachers, October 2021

While educational interpreting has been studied for decades, the research has historically focused on the tasks educational interpreters are engaged in during their work day.

Fitzmaurice, Stephen

Elizabeth A. Winston and Stephen B. Fitzmaurice , Editors. Advances in Educational Interpreting. September 2021

In this follow up to  Educational Interpreting: How It Can Succeed , published in 2004, Elizabeth A. Winston and Stephen B. Fitzmaurice present research about the current state of educational interpreting in both K-12 and post-secondary settings.

An, Yanming

Translation of Georg Brandes’s Friedrich Nietzsche. 《 尼采传》格奥尔格.勃兰兑斯 著, 安延明 译. 译林出版社. Yilin Press, China. 2021

This volume is perhaps the ideal introduction to the life and work of Friedrich Nietzsche, as it allows the reader to appreciate his great impact and originality at the time that he was writing.

Peebles, Kelly

Peebles, Kelly Digby, and Gabriella Scarlatta. Representing the Life and Legacy of Renée de France . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, 2021.

This book considers the life and legacy of Renée de France (1510–75), the youngest daughter of King Louis XII and Anne de Bretagne, exploring her cultural, spiritual, and political influence and her evolving roles and actions as fille de France , Duchess of Ferrara, and Dowager Duchess at Montargis.

Mai, Joseph

Barnes, Leslie and Joseph Mai (eds.). The Cinema of Rithy Panh: Everything Has a Soul. Rutgers University Press, 2021

Born in 1964, Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh grew up in the midst of the Khmer Rouge’s genocidal reign of terror, which claimed the lives of many of his relatives. After escaping to France, where he attended film school, he returned to his homeland in the late 1980s and began work on the documentaries and fiction films that have made him Cambodia’s most celebrated living director. 

Vazsonyi, Nicholas

The Cambridge Companion to Richard Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen. Eds. Mark Berry & Nicholas Vazsonyi. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020.

The Companion is an essential, interdisciplinary tool for those both familiar and unfamiliar with Wagner’s Ring. It opens with a concise introduction to both the composer and the Ring, introducing Wagner as a cultural figure, and giving a comprehensive overview of the work.

Stoicea, Gabriela

Fictions of Legibility: The Human Face and Body in Modern German Novels from Sophie von La Roche to Alfred Döblin. Transcript (2020)

Gabriela Stoicea examines how the incidence and role of physical descriptions in German novels changed between 1771 and 1929 in response to developments in the study of the human face and body.