New on Videri


We have a lot of new stuff to share on Videri, including, “A Nation of Consumer Republics: Suburbanization, Media, and Cultural Production in Postwar America,” an essay that examines the interconnections between the work of Lizabeth Cohen, Ben Bagdikian, Lisa Lowe, and Glen Mimura. We also have new entries on:

  • Sut Jhally and Bill Livant, “Watching as Working: The Valorization of Audience Consciousness” (1986) >
  • Kevin Kruse, White Flight: Atlanta and the Making of Modern Conservatism (2005) >
  • Lisa Lowe, Immigrant Acts: On Asian American Cultural Politics (1997) >
  • Lisa McGirr, Suburban Warriors: The Origins of the New American Right (2001) >
  • Glen Mimura, Ghostlife of Third Cinema (2009) >
  • Adam Rome, The Bulldozer in the Countryside: Suburban Sprawl and the rise of American Environmentalism (2001) >

Author: Alex Sayf Cummings

Alex Sayf Cummings is an associate professor of history at Georgia State University. His work deals with media, law, and the political culture of the modern United States. He has previously received a Consortium for Faculty Diversity fellowship, an ACLS-Mellon postdoctoral fellowship, and the American Baptist Historical Society’s Torbet Prize. His work has appeared in Salon, the Brooklyn Rail, the Journal of American History, Technology and Culture, and the edited volume Sound in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction from the University of Pennsylvania Press.

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