Editor's Note

Banet-Weiser, Sarah
December 2012
American Quarterly;Dec2012, Vol. 64 Issue 4, preceding p685
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented which discusses changes in the journal's editorial staff as well as various reports within the issue on topics including activism within academia, U.S. military activity in the Mariana Islands, and black female professionals as represented in motion pictures.


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