Author Archives: James Castrillo

About James Castrillo

Reference and Instruction Librarian at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater's Andersen Library. Liaison to History, Women's/Gender Studies, Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology, Theatre and Dance, Philosophy and Religious Studies departments.

New Stuff Tuesday – July 3, 2018

Bunk: Reconstruction : voices from America’s first great struggle for racial equality by Brooks D Simpson (editor) E668 .R4245 2018 Main Collection, 3rd floor In Reconstruction: voices from America’s first great struggle for racial equality , Brooks Simpson has organized … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – May 22, 2018

From Drag Queens To Leathermen: Language, Gender, and Gay Male Subcultures by Rusty Barrett PE3727 .G39 B37 2017 New Arrivals , 2nd floor Rusty Barrett’s work serves as a analysis into the way language and gender is expressed within six … Continue reading

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Researching the Milwaukee-Journal Sentinel.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel archives are back! The backfiles of this newspaper were digitized over several years as part of a collaboration between the Milwaukee Public Library and the Google Newspaper Archives. They were a popular and free way for … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — January 16, 2018

Mexicans in Wisconsin by Sergio M. Gonz├íles F395.M5 G64 2017 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Wisconsin Historical Press’s “People of Wisconsin” series have covered extensively many of the European immigrants who moved to Wisconsin. This is the first of the series … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – October 24, 2017

The Vietnam War A film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick DS557.7 .V54 20167 v. 1-2 New DVD Arrivals Island, 2nd floor Ken Burns latest documentary explores the most contemporary topic of the many documentaries he has comprised. A project … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — June 20, 2017

Geoffrey Stone’s work Sex and the Constitution is a compendium to understand the complex legal history of sex and sexuality within the United States. As the title suggests the book covers everything from the founding father’s thoughts about sexuality and … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday — March 28, 2017

Ivory: Power and Poaching in Africa by Keith Somerville HD9429 .I863 A35 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor Keith Somerville’s examination of the Ivory trade offers a complex and intriguing analysis. Beginning with the history of the trade, Somerville tells a … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – February 7, 2017

The Undoing Project :A Friendship That Changed Our Mind by Michael Lewis QP360.5 .L49 2017 Browsing Books, 2nd floor Michael Lewis’ latest books looks at the fascinating relationship between Tversky and Kahneman. These two men single handedly founded a new … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – January 3rd

The Transgender Teen by Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney HQ77.9 B753 2016 New Arrivals, 2nd floor 2016 was a year marked by increased visibility and acceptance of trans people into the mainstream. With this acceptance comes a lot of questions … Continue reading

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New Stuff Tuesday – August 30, 2016

How Would You Like To Pay?: How Technology is Changing the Future of Money by Bill Maurer HG 1710 .M38 2015 New Arrivals Island, 2nd floor In Bill Maurer’s latest work, he explores the emerging and rapidly growing of online … Continue reading

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