The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Cover for the edited volume "Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities: A Collection of Space Futures," depicting the inside of a futuristic space station.

Visions, Ventures, Escape Velocities

A Collection of Space Futures

Edited by Joey Eschrich and Ed Finn

Why should we go to space? To learn more about the universe and our place in it? To extract resources and conduct commerce? To demonstrate national primacy and technological prowess? To…

Joan Darc co-translated by Cynthia Hogue

Joan Darc

Nathalie Quintane

Translated by Sylvain Gallais and Cynthia Hogue

Scuffing up the surface of history by scuffing up that of language, Nathalie Quintane manages to get at the myth of Joan of Arc from the inside, turning it from myth to immediate life…

The Basic Approach to Age-Structured Population Dynamics

Models, Methods and Numerics

M. Iannelli and F.A. Milner

This book provides an introduction to age-structured population modeling, which emphasises the connection between mathematical theory and underlying biological assumptions.Through the…

New Directions cover

New Directions

Assessment and Preparation of Hispanic College Students

Edited by Richard J. Tannenbaum, Laura I. Rendón, Gary Francisco Keller, Estela Mara Bensimón, Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr. and Alberto Acereda

"New Directions" serves as a national state-of-the-art in assessment and access as it affects the major Hispanic communities around the nation. The book focuses on two themes: (1) the…

The Ark and Beyond

The Ark and Beyond

The Evolution of Zoo and Aquarium Conservation

Edited by Ben A. Minteer

Can zoos save the world?Scores of wild species and ecosystems around the world face a variety of human-caused threats, from habitat destruction and fragmentation to rapid climate change…

Primer on Learning and Conditioning

A Quantitative Approach

Federico Sanabria

"Primer on Learning and Conditioning: A Quantitative Approach" is a succinct, practical and exercise-based learning and conditioning textbook designed to help students easily grasp key…

Volery and Venery in the French Wars of Religion

Deborah N. Losse

"Volery and Venery in the French Wars of Religion" is the first book-length study to provide an analysis of literary and cultural texts through the lens of people's perspectives on…

An Early History of Compassion

Emotion and Imagination in Hellenistic Judaism

Françoise Mirguet

In this book, Françoise Mirguet traces the appropriation and reinterpretation of pity by Greek-speaking Jewish communities of Late Antiquity. Pity and compassion, in this corpus,…

Il pensiero della poesia

Da Leopardi ai contemporanei. Letture dal mondo di poeti italiani (Studi e saggi)

Enrico Minardi and Cristina Caracchini

Along with Cristina Caracchini (author of the introductorily essay), Enrico Minardi edited a collection of study cases on poets across different epochs to show how poetry influences our…

Spanish Perspectives on Chicano Literature

Literary & Cultural Essays

Francisco A. Lomelí

Edited by Vanessa Fonseca and Jesús Rosales

In their comprehensive study "Spanish Perspectives on Chicano Literature: Literary and Cultural Essays," editors Jesús Rosales and Vanessa Fonseca provide a fresh set of perspectives on…