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Hot Off the Presses

So much photographic talent in one household! Art professor Cynthia Dantzic has just published “Antique Pocket Mirrors: Pictorial & Advertising Miniatures” (Schiffer Publishing Ltd.). Her husband, retired adjunct professor Jerry Dantzic of the media arts department, has produced two collections of his iconic photographs: “Farbrengen, Newly Discovered Images of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Chassidim, 1972-1973,” on view this Spring at Brooklyn’s Chassidic Art Institute, following his published collection, “Jerry Dantzic’s New York: the Fifties in Focus” (Edition Stemmle).

Paul Robeson, the son of an escaped slave, rose to unparalleled heights as an athlete, actor, singer and activist, and was arguably the most prominent African American in the United States from the 1920s through the 1950s. In 1998, history Professor Joe Dorinson coordinated a conference at the Brooklyn Campus celebrating Robeson’s life. Now he has co-edited a compilation of 18 essays from the conference, “Paul Robeson: Essays on His Life and Legacy,” recently published by McFarland & Company.

The School of Education’s Linda Jacobs and psychoanalyst Carol Wachs have co-authored a book, “Parent Therapy: A Relational Alternative to Working with Children,” published by Jason Aronson, Inc. “Parent Therapy” presents the therapist as a consultant to parents, who are encouraged to develop new insights into themselves and their children.

“People’s Lawyers: Crusaders for Justice in American History,” by Diana Klebanow (political science) and Franklin L. Jonas (history) has been published by M.E. Sharpe, Inc. The book profiles lawyers like Louis D. Brandeis, Clarence Darrow, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Ralph Nader, who fought injustice in America in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Professor Emerita of sociology, Mariam Ghose Sherar, has been a novelist since retiring after nearly 30 years in the sociology department. Her latest book, “Richard,” was recently published by 1st Books and is available at www.1stbooks.com.

The United Nations Graduate Certificate Program’s James Sutterlin, retired director of the political affairs division of the U.N. Secretariat, is co-author with another U.N. expert, Jean E. Krasno, of the timely book, “The United Nations in Iraq: Defanging the Viper.” Released in February by Praeger Publishers, the book assesses U.N. inspection agreements, Iraqi deception, past searches for weapons of mass destruction and future prospects.

Political science professor Jayne Werner is co-editor with Daniele Belanger of “Gender, Household, State: Doi Moi in Viet Nam,” a collection of a new kind of scholarship about Vietnamese women during recent rapid political, economic, demographic and social change, based on empirical colla-borative fieldwork by Euro-American and Vietnamese scholars. Cornell Southeast Asia Program Publications is the publisher.

“The History of Brooklyn’s Three Major Performing Arts Institutions” is a new book by Barbara Parisi, who is chair and professor of communication studies, performance studies and theater. This is the first book to feature background on the founding of the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College and St. Ann’s Center for Restoration and the Arts. Lewis Walsh (English) has authored a novel, “Ted’s Favorite Skirt,” and a book of poetry, “Origin of the World.” Kristana Arp (philosophy) wrote “The Bonds of Freedom: Simone de Beauvoir’s Existentialist Ethics.”

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