PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Looking for thought-provoking reading for the beach or pool this summer? Pace University has launched a summer bookshelf, showcasing recent book publications from its faculty.
Below are a few samples from Pace educators:
Who Is Worthy Of Protection: Gender Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics by Meghana Nayak, Associate Professor of Political Science. Nayak examines the gender paradox in which some migrants are deemed 'more worthy' of asylum than others.
Three New York Poets by Andrew McCarron, profiles Charles North, Pace Poet In Residence. North is one of the three poets examined in MacCarron's book, which is part biography, part poetry and part literary criticism.
Survelliance Cinema by Catherine Zimmer, Associate Professor and Director of Film and Screen Studies Program. Zimmer dives into the world of surveillance and technological monitoring by discussing real-life examples and their influence on film and television.
Fat Gay Men: Girth, Mirth and the Politics of Stigma by Jason Whitesel, Assistant Professor of Gender And Women's Studies. Whitesel examines the stigma surrounding obese men in the largely fit gay culture.