Asher Elbein

individuals at work in pond

A Sense of History

In his new book, Empires of the Senses, published by Oxford University Press, Rotter offers a study of the ways that English-speaking powers — the British in India, the Americans in the Philippines — experienced the landscapes they had conquered, and how those experiences colored their beliefs about them.
La Borinqueña transforms from grad student to superhero

Heroic Effort

In a paper published in the latest edition of Studies in Comics, Assistant Professor Paul Humphrey traces the ways that American comics have depicted characters from Afro-Caribbean identities and religions.