Books and Publications

Asale Angel-Ajani




Dr. Stanley Thangaraj

Books and Publications

October 2013 
Special Issue on “Sport and South Asian Diasporas” for the Journal of South Asian Popular Culture 11(3) 2015.
“They said ‘Go Back to Afghanistan’: U.S. Publics, Playing Basketball, and Challenging the American Terror(ist)” Amerasia 41(2): 25-46.
Burdsey, Daniel, Stanley Thangaraj, and Rajinder Dudrah


October 2013
“Playing through Time and Space: South Asian Diasporas and Sport.” South Asian Popular Culture 11(3)
Burdsey, Daniel, Stanley Thangaraj, and Rajinder Dudrah


October 2013
“Competing Masculinities: Ethnic Sports Leagues and South Asian American Masculinity.”
South Asian Popular Culture11(3). Reprinted in Physical Culture, Ethnography and the Body: Theory, Method and Praxis, (eds.) Michael Giardina and Michele Donnelly. New York: Routledge


June 2012
“Playing through Difference: The Black-White Racial Logic and Interrogating South Asian American Identity.”  
Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies 35(6) 2010. “Liting it Up: Popular Culture, Indo-Pak Basketball, and South Asian American Institutions” Cosmopolitan Civil Societies: An Interdisciplinary Journal 2(2)


September 2010
“Ballin’ Indo-Pak Style: Pleasures, Desires, and Expressive Practices of “South Asian American” Masculinity.”
International Review for the Sociology of Sport 45(3)2017. Ratna, Aarti, Samaya Farooq-Samie, Katherine Jamieson and Stanley Thangaraj.  “Learning Lessons from the feminisms of ethnic ‘Others.’” In Handbook of Feminisms in Sport, Leisure and PE. London: Palgrave-MacMillan.2016. Thangaraj, Stanley, Constancio Arnaldo Jr., and Christina Chin. “Introduction: You Play Sports? Asian American Sporting Matters.” In Asian American Sporting Cultures, (eds.) Stanley Thangaraj, Constancio Arnaldo Jr., and Christina Chin. New York: New York University Press


“Managing Race, Class, and Gender: Atlanta’s South Asian American Muslims and the Localized Management of the “Global War on Terror.”
Lexington Books, (ed.) Aparajita De


July 2015
“American Public Spaces and Gender: Muslim America, Sport, and Activism.”
In Suad Joseph and Sarah Gualtieri, editors, Encyclopedia of Women in Islamic Cultures. Leiden: Brill


October 2014
"'Liting it Up’: Indo-Pak Basketball and Finding the American-Ness in South Asian American Institutions.”
In Asian Americans in Sport and Society, (ed.) Richard King. Abingdon: Routledge


September 2014
"Asian American Sporting Cultures.”
In Asian American Society: An Encyclopedia, (ed.) Mary Danico.  New York: Sage Publications
Thangaraj, Stanley and Constancio Arnaldo Jr.


September 2014
“Asian American Athletes.”  
In Asian American Society: An Encyclopedia, (ed.) Mary Danico.  New York: Sage Publications
Arnaldo Jr., Constancio, and Stanley Thangaraj.


July 2014
"'We’re 80% more Patriotic’: Atlanta’s Muslim Community and the Performances of Cultural Citizenship,”
In Routledge International Handbook of Race, Class, and Gender, (ed.) Shirley Jackson.  Abingdon: Routledge.

Asale Angel-Ajani




Dr. Asale Angel-Ajani

Books and Publications

Engaged Observer: Anthropology, Advocacy, and Activism - Link Here

Strange Trade The Story of Two Women Who Risked Everything in the International Trade - Link Here

Dealeuses de Drogue, Paris: Original Books [translated from the English original Strange Trade] - Link Here



Forthcoming Books:

Parasitive States and Penal Colonies: Gender, Migration, and the Carceral World Order

A Country You Can Leave (Novel)



Peer-reviewed Scholarly Journal Articles: 

"Peace in the Reign of Chaos: Afro-Colombian Peace Communities and Realities of War," in Souls: A Critical Journal of Black Politics, Culture, and Society: Special Issue: TransAfrica Forum: Justice for the African World, Volume 6,  Number 2 Spring 2004, pp.10-18. 
Angel-Ajani, Asale.


"Managing Subjects: Race, Gender and Criminalization," in Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict and World Order, Special Issue: The Intersections of Ideologies of Violence. Vol. 30, No. 3, 2003, pp. 48-62. 
Angel-Ajani, Asale.

"A Question of Dangerous Races?" In Punishment and Society: The International Journal of Penology, Symposium Issue on Migration, Punishment and Social Control in Europe. 5(4) pp. 433-448, October 2003. London: Sage Publications. 
Angel-Ajani, Asale.


"Diasporic Conditions: Mapping the Discourses of Race and Criminality in Italy,"
in Transforming Anthropology: Journal of the Association of Black Anthropologists, a Special Issue on the African Diaspora in Europe 11 (1) pp. 36-46, 2002. Arlington, VA: American Anthropological Association. 
Angel-Ajani, Asale.


“Italy's Racial Cauldron: Unification, Immigration, and the Cultural Politics of Race,"
in Cultural Dynamics Special Edition "Dilemmas at the Border" 12(3) pp. 231-252, November 2000. London: Sage Publications. 
Angel-Ajani, Asale.



Chapters in Edited Volumes 

“Creative Writing Craft and the Production of Ethnography” in Thinking Through Feminist Ethnography: Methodologies, Challenges, and Possibilities, edited by Dana-Ain Davis and Christa Craven. New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers


"Peace in the Reign of Chaos: Afro-Colombian Peace Communities and Realities of War," [Reprint] In Press, Race, Globalization and Empire, edited by Manning Marable. New York: Palgrave/Macmillian


“Expert Witness: Revisiting the Politics of Listening." Engaged Observer: Advocacy, Activism and Anthropology edited by Victoria Sanford and Asale
Angel-Ajani. New Jersey: Rutgers University Press


“Displacing Diaspora: Trafficking African Women and Transnational Practice.” In New Perspectives in African Diaspora Studies, edited by Michael Gomez. New York:
New York University Press

“Global Governance and the Role of African Women” In Global Lockdown: Race, Gender and the Prison Industrial Complex, edited by Julia Sudbury. New York: Routledge Press



Editorial, Long Form Essay 

“We Travel Like Other People,” in 1966: Journal of Creative Nonfiction 3(1): 16-28.


“We Are More than Survivors,” in World Pulse Magazine, June 2004.


“Colombia.” Women’s World International, June 2003. Digital. 

“The Laboratory of the Forgotten: Colombia,” in Humanus: Journal of Human Rights 4 (1): 25-30. 

“The Quality of Light,” in Brownstone Magazine November 4, 


"Peace Communities in Urabá-Chocó, Colombia: Carving Out Peaceful Tomorrows," in Knowledge Exchange," Anthropological Newsletter, 21

Arthur Spears




Dr. Irina Carlota Silber

Books and Publications



In Contract Numbers and Bodies: Stories of El Salvador’s Postwar. Under contract with Stanford University Press. 


2018 Cotidianidad Revolucionaria: Género, Violencia y Desencanto en la Posguerra Salvadoreña (Translation with new Preface). San Salvador, El Salvador: UCA Editores [University of Central America Press].


2011 Everyday Revolutionaries: Gender, Violence, and Disillusionment in Postwar El Salvador. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. [International Latino Book Awards, Mariposa Book Award, First Prize for First Book, Non-Fiction by a Latinx Writer]


Select Refereed Journal Articles & Book Chapters 


2019 “Está bien recordar: Stories of the 1.5 Insurgent Generation.” Cultural Anthropology 


2018 Entangled Aftermaths in El Salvador. In Latin America Since the Left Turn, Tulia Falleti, and Emilio A. Parrado, eds. Pp 326-352. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.


2014 In the After: Anthropological Reflections on Postwar El Salvador. Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 19(1): 1-21. (Lead Article)


2013 Nanita. Anthropology & Humanism 38(1) 93-94. (Poem)


2012 ¿Aguantando hambre o luchando? Identidades 4: 127-146.


2006 It’s A Hard Place to Be A Revolutionary Woman. In Engaged Observer: Anthropology, Advocacy and Activism. A. Angel-Ajani and V. Sanford, eds. Pp. 189-211. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.


2005 Mothers/Fighters/Citizens: Violence and Disillusionment in Postwar El Salvador. In Violence, Vulnerability and Embodiment: A Gender and History Reader. Anupama Rao and Shani D'Cruze, eds. Pp. 67-93. London: Blackwell. (article reprint)


2004a Mothers/Fighters/Citizens: Violence and Disillusionment in Postwar El Salvador. Gender & History 16/3:561-587.


2004b Not Revolutionary Enough?: Community Rebuilding in Postwar Chalatenango. In Landscapes of Struggle: Politics, Society and Community in El Salvador. A. Lauria-Santiago and L. Binford, eds. Pp. 166-186. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press. 


Public Scholarship


2018 Cotidianidad revolucionaria. Género, violencia y desencanto en la posguerra salvadoreña.” La Hora de Sofía: UCA Radio.,  November. 


2017 “Posguerra pero nunca posviolencia.” El Faro Académico, March 5.


2016 “In the After.” Panoramas. University of Pittsburgh, February 16.’s-long-postwar


2014 “Revolucionarios Cotidianos: Género, Violencia y Desencanto en El Salvador.” El Faro Académico, October 18.énero-violencia-y-desencanto-en-El-Salvador.htm



Matthew Reilly




Dr. Matthew Reilly

Books and Publications

2019  Archaeology Below the Cliff: Race, Class, and Redlegs in Barbadian Sugar Society - Link Here


Contesting " White Slavery " in the Caribbean: Enslaved Africans and European Indentured Servants in Seventeenth-Century Barbados - Link Here


Archaeologies of Instability: Order and Disorder in Colonial Barbados. Journal of Social Archaeology (forthcoming) - Link Here


"Poor Whites" on the Peripheries: "Poor White" and Afro-Barbadian Interaction on the Plantation - Link Here


The Irish in the Anglo-Caribbean: servants or slaves? by Matthew Reilly and Liam Hogan - Link Here


"Poor White" Recollections and Artifact Reuse in Barbados: Considerations for Archaeologies of Poverty - Link Here


The School of Female Industry: "Poor White" Women and Vocational Education in the Era of Slavery - Link Here


Father Antoine Biet's Account Revisited: Irish Catholics in Mid-Seventeenth-Century Barbados - Link Here


The Irish in Barbados: Labour, Landscape and Legacy - Link Here


The Politics of Work, "Poor Whites," and Plantation Capitalism in Barbados - Link Here


The Archaeology of Settler Farms and Early Plantation Life in Seventeenth-Century Barbados - Link Here





Dr. Sarah Muir

Books and Publications

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