The forum for inter-american research (fiar) is the official electronic journal of the International Association of Inter-American Studies (IAS). fiar was established by the American Studies Program at Bielefeld University in 2008. We foster a dialogic and interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Americas. fiar is a peer-reviewed and open access online journal. Articles in this journal undergo a double-blind review process and are published in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish.
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Current Issue

Vol. 10 No. 2 (Nov. 2017):

Bodies in the Americas

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Susana Rocha Teixeira, Bielefeld University
Introduction: Bodies in the Americas

Bernadette Wegenstein, The Johns Hopkins University:
The US Breast Cancer Body in the Rising Age of the Mastectomy

Natalia Lecca Silva, Lima, Perú:
Cuerpos en disputa. Reflexiones sobre cuerpo y género desde los discursos de tres mujeres profesionales en danza contemporánea

Katharina Vester, American University:
“Reduce Your Appearance Instantly!” Representations of the Female Body in the Comic Books for Women and Girls

Carmen Ibáñez, Universität zu Köln:
El cuerpo como evidencia: etnicidad y género en los Andes

Nadia V Celis Salgado, Bowdoin College:
Las niñas del Caribe y la `conciencia corporal´: apuntes para una descolonización encarnada

Danielle Glassmeyer, Bradley University, Peoria, Illinois, USA:
“I´d rather push a guy out a window”: Trauma, Abject Bodies, and the Unhomely in The Catcher in the Rye

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Past Issues

Vol. 10 No. 1 (May 2017): Capital Crimes in the Americas
Vol. 9 No. 2 (Sep. 2016): Negotiating Nature
Vol. 9 No. 1 (May 2016): Geopolitical Imaginaries in the Americas
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