C21's broad range of publications confirms its leadership in the academic community in the United States and abroad. The books in our series 21st Century Studies (formerly Theories of Contemporary Culture) with Indiana University Press originate from conferences sponsored by the Center or are authored by scholars affiliated with C21.

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New in 2014, the eighth volume in our series, 21st Century Studies, published by Indiana University Press: Making Place: Space and Embodiment in the City.

Edited by UWM's Arijit Sen (Architecture), and Lisa Silverman (History), this volume originates from two Center symposia held in Fall 2010 and Spring 2011: Embodied Placemaking in Urban Public Spaces.

Other volumes in our series 21st Century Studies include:

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The Long 1968: Revisions and New Perspectives, edited by former C21 director Daniel J. Sherman (Art History, University of North Carolina), and former C21 editor Ruud van Dijk (History, Amsterdam), as well as UWM faculty Jasmine Alinder (History) and Aneesh Aneesh (Sociology), this volume originates from the Center's 40th anniversary conference in Fall 2008: Since 1968.

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Debt: Ethics, the Environment, and the Economy, edited by by UWM's Peter Y. Paik (Comparative Literature), and former C21 director Merry Wiesner-Hanks (History), this volume originates from the Center's Spring 2010 conference: DEBT.

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New Routes for Diaspora Studies, edited by Sukanya Banerjee, Aims McGuiness, and Steven C. McKay. This volume originates from the Center's Spring 2005 conference, Routing Diasporas: Labor, Citizenship, Empire.

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The Question of Gender, edited by Judith Butler and Elizabeth Weed. This volume originates from the Center's Spring 2007 conference, In Terms of Gender.

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The State of Sovereignty, edited by Douglas Howland and Luise White. This volume originates from the Center's fall 2005 conference, Art of the State.

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Museums & Difference, edited by Daniel J. Sherman. This volume originates from the Center's fall 2003 conference of the same name.

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Terror, Culture, Politics: Rethinking 9/11, edited by Daniel J. Sherman and Terry Nardin. This volume originates from the Center's fall 2002 conference, 9/11: Reconstructions.

Our series Theories of Contemporary Culture includes:
A complete list of volumes is also available.

To order works from either series:
Phone Indiana University Press at (800) 842-6796 or Fax (812) 855-7913; to find out about electronic ordering, visit the Indiana University Press Home Page; you can also email IUP at

Working Papers
working papers logo The Center is pleased to present its online Working Papers series:

List of working papers, Center for 20th Century Studies, 1984-1991. Inquire at the Center office about getting copies.

Occasional Papers
The Center is pleased to present its Occasional Papers series written by graduate students.

Ashley Falzetti, "Debra Satz and the Remaking of Philosophical Ideals"


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