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At Sea (Paperback)
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The high seas are a locus of migrant and refugee crossings, lawlessness, and of environmental destruction. Academics mobilize the motif of ?at sea” on a literal or figurative level, submerging in its flow of ever-changing political processes. A place of transformation, in-betweens, and movement, the ocean unites and divides us, shaping us as nations and individuals.
Terri Gordon-Zolov is associate professor of comparative literature and program director of gender studies at the New School. She received her PhD in Comparative Literature from Columbia University, where she specialized in modern French, German and British literature. She co-edited the WSQ: Citizenship issue (Spring/Summer 2010) and has published on the cabaret, post-war film, and performance art in the Third Reich. Her translation of Jean Genet’s Elle was adapted for an off-Broadway production in the summer of 2002.
Amy Sodaro is assistant professor of sociology at the Borough of Manhattan Community College. She received her PhD in Sociology from the New School. Her research focuses on memory and memorialization of violence and atrocity. She has published several chapters and articles on memorial museums, including the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, the House of Terror in Budapest, and the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center in Rwanda, and is co-editor of Memory and the Future: Transnational Politics, Ethics and Culture (Palgrave Macmillan 2010).