Author: Anthem Press

Techniques & aesthetics in 3D films of 1950s and their impact on later productions
By David A. Cook

Although I have written about 3D films before in A History of Narrative Film (HNF, W. W. Norton, 1981; 1990; 1996; 2004; 2016) – both polarized and digital – in Chapters 12 and 21 respectively, I wanted to understand stereoscopy…

Classroom 15
By Julia Mueller and Zack Demars

Some of the most memorable educators are the ones willing to throw out the syllabus in pursuit of a higher lesson. When a fourth-grade teacher in Roseburg, Oregon, did just that during the height of the Cold War, he sent…

‘International Scientific Relations’: Q&A with Francisco Del Canto Viterale

1. Briefly, how do science, technology, and innovation impact world order? We are privileged witnesses to an extraordinary historical moment due to the quantity, depth, and complexity of the changes in the world order. The scientific and technological revolution has…

One Night in Birdland
A Post(humorous) Review by Ron Westray
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Wahoo ‘Round Midnight This Time the Dream’s on Me Dizzy Atmosphere Night In Tunisia Move The Street Beat Out Of Nowhere Little Willie Leaps / 52nd Street Theme Ornithology I’ll Remember April / 52nd Street ThemeFats Navarro, trumpet; Charlie Parker,…

Talk of the Town: 8 Things That Happened in The Publishing Industry in August 2021

The book publishing industry saw a rousing first half with life getting back to some state of normalcy, offices opening up and in-person events taking place. Publishers are hopeful that the increased interest in reading will carry forward through 2021…and…

Is history this time really coming to an end?

Much was heard lately about the emergence of a new Cold War between the United States and China. There is something both reassuring and disturbing about this confrontation: reassuring because we find in it something familiar and what we have…

Life in Reverse: Corollaries
By Ron Westray

“It is possible that we exist in a predominantly narcissistic society – in which people want you to love them; and then they don’t want you anymore.” I occupy these worlds: jazz and academia. The jazz world is filled with…

University Press Roundup: Beyond History and Identity, The Robot Century, Women in Translation Month 2021

Check out this collection of 8 of the most interesting university press blog posts for this month. We aim to keep you informed, engaged, and part of the ongoing scholarly conversations. Beyond History and Identity-what else can we learn from…