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This week in North Philly Notes, Francois Pierre-Louis Jr. and Michael Alan Krasner, two of the coauthors of Immigrant Crossroads, write about immigrant groups in Queens, New York. Since the advent of COVID-...

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The Feb 22 - March 1 issue of The Nation featured two Temple University Press titles in an article on nurses and health care. The article quoted Lisa Huebner (nee Ruchti), author of Catheters, Slurs, and Pickup Lines, and Barbara Melosh, author of The Physician's Hand.


Timothy August lecture @ Harvard University

Thursday, March 4, 2021

Timothy August, author of The Refugee Aesthetic: Reimagining Southeast Asian America, will speak as part of Harvard University's Asian America's Vietnam War Seminar Mini-Virtual Speaker Series — Refracting the Vietnam War: Critical Refugee Studies and Southeast Asian American Cultural Production

Register here for this public event via Zoom.

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Allies and Obstacles
Disability Activism and Parents of Children with Disabilities

Allison C. Carey, Pamela Block, and Richard K. Scotch

WINNER: 2021 North Central Sociological Association's Scholarly Achievement Award. The book will be honored during an awards ceremony (April 9 at 5:15 pm.) at the NCSA's virtual conference.

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Do Right by Me
Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spaces

Valerie I. Harrison and Kathryn Peach D'Angelo

NOMINATED: an NAACP Image Award in the category "Outstanding Literary Work—Instructional." The winners will be announced March 27.

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Modern Mobility Aloft
Elevated Highways, Architecture, and Urban Change in Pre-Interstate America

Amy D. Finstein

Watch: Amy Finstein's recent lecture to the New York Skyscraper Museum

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Immigrant Crossroads
Globalization, Incorporation, and Placemaking in Queens, New York

Edited by Tarry Hum, Ron Hayduk, Francois Pierre-Louis Jr., and Michael Alan Krasner

READ: an article by coeditor Tarry Hum about Flushing, NY in Progressive City (Feb 22)

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