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Majuscule is published online three times a year. Send fan mail, baseball cards, and baked goods to: 270 Marin Boulevard #19M, Jersey City, NJ 07302.

Advisory board: J. David Kelsey, Tavia Kowalchuk, Alex Lindgren, Amy Wilson.


Susan Bright’s essay “My Friend, My Self” was originally published in Aeon. Reprinted by permission.


Readers interested in learning more about the bizarre Hitchens affair can do so here.


Sources for “The Root of STEM’s Problems”

Bruno Latour and Steve Woolgar, Laboratory Life: The Construction of Scientific Facts, Princeton University Press, 1986
David Bloor, “Anti-Latour,” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 30.1 (1999):81-112
Evelyn Fox Keller, Refiguring Life: Metaphors of Twentieth-century Biology, Columbia University Press, 1995 
Albert Einstein, Relativity: The Special and General Theory, Methuen & Co Ltd, 1924 
Trevor J. Pinch, and Wiebe E. Bijker. “The Social Construction of Facts and Artifacts: Or How the Sociology of Science and the Sociology of Technology Might Benefit Each Other,” In The Social Construction of Technological Systems: New Directions in the Sociology and History of Technology, anniversary edition, ed.Wiebe E. Bijker, Thomas P. Hughes and Trevor Pinch. MIT Press, 2012  
Karen Barad, Meeting the Universe Halfway: Quantum Physics and the Entanglement of Matter and Meaning, Duke University Press, 2007 
Richard Powers, The Overstory, W.W. Norton, 2018 
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future, Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2007  


Sources for “Get the Idea, Boys?”

Charles Carballo, “Mae West’s Wild 9.5-Inch Double Decker Heels: A Look Inside FIDM’s Vault Of Historical And Hollywood Footwear,” Footwear News, June 15, 2016.
Emily Stoehrer cited in Susan Stamberg, “Gold-Plated Gowns And 8-inch Pumps: The Stuff That Made Starlets Shimmer,” NPR, November 28, 2014. https://www.npr.org/2014/11/28/363545181/gold-plated-gowns-and-8-inch-pumps-the-stuff-that-made-starlets-shimmer?t=1567450219689
Summer Brennan, High Heel, (New York: Bloomsbury, 2019).
Hans-Jürgen Döpp, Feet-ishism (New York: Parkstone Press Ltd, 2001).
Emily Wortis Leider, Becoming Mae West (New York: Da Capo Press Inc., 2000).
Elsa Schiaparelli, Shocking Life: The Autobiography of Elsa Schiaparelli (London: V&A Publications, 2007).
Simon Mouvish, Mae West: It Ain’t No Sin (London: Faber & Faber, 2006).
Mary Karr, “Uninvent This,” New Yorker, May 16, 2018.
Valerie Steele, Shoes: A Lexicon of Style (New York: Scriptum Editions, 1998).
Alison Lurie, The Language of Clothes (New York: Bloomsbury, 1992).


Issue Archive: No. 1 | September 2019


The illustration for “Get the Idea, Boys?” is by Jasmine Romero.

The images for the essays by Jennifer Lieberman and Anitta Santiago are courtesy of the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints, and Photographs, Print Collection, The New York Public Library.

The Majuscule logo is by Angela Tejada.

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