Faculty Bookshelf: B
Metaphor and Knowledge: The Challenges of Writing Science. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003, 245 pages. A book in the series on Scientific and Technical Communication.
Writing for the Internet: A Guide to Real Communication in Virtual Space. ABC-CLIO, 2009. 224 pp.
This book is a landmark guide full of practical examples and sound advice for communicating online concisely and effectively.
Web Development: A Visual-Spatial Approach, Prentice Hall, 2007.
The book focuses on specific tasks and phases of Web development, including planning, content, scripting, structure, navigation, interface design, usability, and accessibility, and how they interrelate in an iterative development process. The book centers around core visual-spatial characteristics of Web sites, with a foundation in Gestalt theory and visual thinking research.
Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood/ABC-Clio, 2012. 315 pp
Mediating Chicana/o Culture: Multicultural American Vernacular. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars P, 2006.
Journal of Film & Video 57.1-2 (2005). Co-edited with Willie Varela. Special double issue on experimental film, video, and digital media arts.
Film & History 34.1 (2004). Co-edited with Michael Schoenecke. Special issue on Latin American film history.
Film & History 34.2 (2004). Co-edited with Michael Schoenecke. Special issue on Latin American film history.
With Robert Brazeau. Special Issue: “Scripting Urban Culture II.” Studies in the Literary Imagination. 41.1 Spring 2008.
With Robert Brazeau. Special Issue: “Scripting Urban Culture I.” Studies in the Literary Imagination. 40.1 Spring 2007.
Swinging the Vernacular: Jazz and African American Modernist Literature. New York: Routledge, 2006.
"Swinging the Vernacular is the best introduction of jazz for literary scholars yet. Borshuk defines his terms clearly--including "vernacular" and "modernism," and how jazz practices fit both terms--and his integration of text, theory, music, and history, makes it an ideal text for graduate seminars."
--Joel Dinerstein, Tulane University, American Literature (December 2007).