New Books in Language

Interviews with Scholars of Language about their New Books

https://newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/language/

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episode 222: Justin Tosi and Brandon Warmke, "Grandstanding: The Use and Abuse of Moral Talk" (Oxford UP, 2020)


We are all familiar with the ways in which the acts associated with upholding morality can go wrong....


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episode 78: D. Conley and J. Eckstein, "Cookery: Food Rhetorics and Social Production" (U Alabama Press, 2020)


"Cookery" explores how food mediates both rhetorical influence and material life through the overlapping concepts of invention and production...


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episode 106: David R. Grimes, "The Irrational Ape: Why Flawed Logic Puts Us All at Risk, and How Critical Thinking Can Save the World" (Simon and Schuster, 2019)


What are some of the prevalent ways in which we lie to ourselves and limit our flexibility?


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   42m
 
 

episode 5: David R. Grimes, "The Irrational Ape: Why Flawed Logic Puts Us All at Risk, and How Critical Thinking Can Save the World" (Simon and Schuster, 2019)


What are some of the prevalent ways in which we lie to ourselves and limit our flexibility?


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episode 77: Luke Winslow, "American Catastrophe: Fundamentalism, Climate Change, Gun Rights, and the Rhetoric of Donald J. Trump" (Ohio State UP, 2020)


Winslow offers a fresh, provocative, and insightful contribution to our most pressing social challenges by taking an orientation toward catastrophe....


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   1h12m
 
 

episode 76: Jay Timothy Dolmage, "Disabled Upon Arrival: Eugenics, Immigration, and the Construction of Race" (OSU Press, 2018)


Dolmage links anti-immigration rhetoric to eugenics—the flawed “science” of controlling human population based on racist and ableist ideas about bodily values...


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   1h10m
 
 

episode 75: Shiu-Yin Sharon Yam, "Inconvenient Strangers: Transnational Subjects and the Politics of Citizenship" (Ohio State UP, 2019)


Yam examines how three transnational groups—mainland Chinese maternal tourists, Southeast Asian migrant domestic workers, and South Asian permanent residents—engage with the existing citizenry and gain recognition through circulating personal narratives....


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 2020-05-27  1h3m
 
 

episode 73: Thomas A. Discenna, "Discourses of Denial: The Rhetoric of American Academic Labor" (Routledge, 2017)


Discenna paints a compelling picture of “the denial of academic labor” happening across public and private institutions...


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 2020-05-27  1h2m