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MARQUETTE BOOKSHELF Looking for new reading material? Check out some of the latest works written and edited by Marquette faculty. Global Perspectives on Re-entry By Dr. Richard Jones, associate professor of social and cultural sciences An international perspective on the challenges facing ex-prisoners as they attempt to return to society after serving time in prison. Confronting the Climate Crisis — Catholic Theological Perspectives Edited by Dr. Jame Schaefer, associate professor of theology A collection of essays by members of the Catholic Theological Society of America’s Interest Group on Global Warming that demonstrate ways to approach the climate crisis from a Catholic, theological perspective. Enlightened Monks: The German Benedictines 1740–1803 By Dr. Ulrich Lehner, assistant professor of theology Addresses the social, cultural, philosophical and theological challenges the German Benedictines faced between 1740 and 1803 and how the Enlightenment influenced the self-understanding and lifestyle of those religious communities. Imagination and the Contemporary Novel By Dr. John Su, associate professor of English An examination of the preoccupation with the imagination among literary authors in contemporary Anglophone literature and a restatement of what the imagination is and what it means for contemporary culture. The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason and the Politics of Purity By Dr. Michael Monahan, associate professor of philosophy A philosophical study of race and the challenges it offers, arguing that race should be understood as an ambiguous and indeterminate process of social negotiation. Abuse of Power: How Cold War Surveillance and Secrecy Policy Shaped the Response to 9/11 By Dr. Alan Theoharis, professor emeritus of history Describes the U.S. government’s secret activities and policies during periods of “unprecedented crisis,” recounting how presidents and FBI officials exploited concerns about foreign-based internal security threats. Censored on Final Approach By Phyllis Ravel, artistic associate professor of performing arts A play chronicling four Women Air Service Pilots who gather to reminisce about their challenges and successes during World War II. American Boy By Larry Watson, visiting professor of English A novel about a young man coming of age in Willow Falls, Minn., during the 1960s. The Eighteenth-Century Novel Edited by Dr. Albert J. Rivero, professor of English, and George Justice Contains 10 critical essays and 10 book reviews spanning the 18th century, including Aubin, Defoe, Edgeworth and Austen. Right Here I See My Own Books: The Woman’s Building Library at the World’s Columbian Exposition By Dr. Sarah Wadsworth, associate professor of English, and Wayne A. Wiegand Examines the progress, content and significance of this historic first effort to assemble a comprehensive library of women’s texts. 24 Discover