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Deconstructing Communication: Representation, Subject, and Economies of Exchange Deconstructing Communication Representation, Subject, and Economies of Exchange Briankle G. Chang 1996 Spring
A philosophical critique of modern communication theories.
Deconstruction Machines: Writing in the Age of Cyberwar Deconstruction Machines Writing in the Age of Cyberwar Justin Joque 2018 Spring
A bold new theory of cyberwar argues that militarized hacking is best understood as a form of deconstruction
Deconstructive Variations: Music and Reason in Western Society Deconstructive Variations Music and Reason in Western Society Rose Rosengard Subotnik 1995 Fall
A new volume by one of America’s leading musicologists.
Deep Gossip Deep Gossip Henry Abelove 2005 Spring
Mapping the intricate relationship between culture, politics, and sexuality over three centuries of literature and history
Deep Mapping the Media City Deep Mapping the Media City Shannon Mattern 2015 Spring
Examines the material spaces in which our networks entangle themselves
Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico: An Anthropology of Nationalism Deep Mexico, Silent Mexico An Anthropology of Nationalism Claudio Lomnitz 2001 Fall
An innovative examination of the interaction between culture and politics in Mexico.
Deep Woods, Wild Waters: A Memoir Deep Woods, Wild Waters A Memoir Douglas Wood 2017 Spring
The author of Old Turtle and a longtime wilderness guide charts a journey through the wilds of nature and the twists and turns of daily life
Degraded Work: The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labor Market Degraded Work The Struggle at the Bottom of the Labor Market Marc Doussard 2013 Fall
Why service-sector jobs have gotten worse—and what can be done to improve pay and working conditions for low-wage workers
Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865–1912 Degrees of Freedom The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865–1912 William D. Green 2015 Spring
The true story, and the black citizens, behind the evolution of racial equality in Minnesota
Deleuze: The Clamor of Being Deleuze The Clamor of Being Alain Badiou 1999 Fall
A major new voice from France offers a provocative reevaluation of Deleuze’s philosophy.
Deleuze and Guattari: New Mappings in Politics, Philosophy, and Culture Deleuze and Guattari New Mappings in Politics, Philosophy, and Culture Eleanor Kaufman and Kevin Jon Heller, Editors 1998 Fall
A timely look at new domains in which to apply the ideas of these two key figures.
Demarcating the Disciplines: Philosophy, Literature, Art Demarcating the Disciplines Philosophy, Literature, Art Samuel Weber, Henry Sussman and Wlad Godzich, Editors 1986 Fall
Democracy Democracy Anthony Arblaster 1994 Fall
A revised and expanded edition of a favorite text for students embarking on the study of democracy, including the collapse of European communism.
Demonic Grounds: Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle Demonic Grounds Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle Katherine McKittrick 2006 Spring
Explores how black women’s geographies are meaningful sites of political opposition
Denise Green: An Artist’s Odyssey Denise Green An Artist’s Odyssey Denise Green 2012 Spring
Reflecting on an internationally recognized Australian American artist and writer
Derek Jarman: A Biography Derek Jarman A Biography Tony Peake 2011 Spring
The definitive biography of Britain’s influential and iconic film director
Derek Jarman’s Angelic Conversations Derek Jarman’s Angelic Conversations Jim Ellis 2009 Fall
A comprehensive look at the work of Britain’s most controversial director
Desert Dreamers Desert Dreamers Barbara Glowczewski 2016 Spring
An ethnographic adventure exploring the Warlpiri and their cultural practices of “the dreaming” in relation to their societal laws, ritual art, and connection with the cosmos
Designing Our Way to a Better World Designing Our Way to a Better World Thomas Fisher 2016 Spring
How design thinking can help create a sustainable, equitable future
Designing the Creative Child: Playthings and Places in Midcentury America Designing the Creative Child Playthings and Places in Midcentury America Amy F. Ogata 2013 Spring
The construction of the “creative child” as Cold War America’s best hope for the future
Designs on the Public: The Private Lives of New York’s Public Spaces Designs on the Public The Private Lives of New York’s Public Spaces Kristine F. Miller 2007 Fall
Analyzes the significant role of designers in defining public spaces
Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans Desis Divided The Political Lives of South Asian Americans Sangay K. Mishra 2016 Spring
From taxi drivers to CEOs and Indian American governors Haley and Jindal—how distinctions strain solidarity in the politics of South Asian (or Desi) Americans
Deterritorializing the New German Cinema Deterritorializing the New German Cinema John E. Davidson 1998 Fall
The first book to consider New German Cinema in the context of postcolonialism.
Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography Developing Animals Wildlife and Early American Photography Matthew Brower 2010 Fall
How the emergence of wildlife photography changed the way we think about animals
Developing Partnerships: Gender, Sexuality, and the Reformed World Bank Developing Partnerships Gender, Sexuality, and the Reformed World Bank Kate Bedford 2009 Fall
What are the actual effects of the World Bank’s “family-strengthening” policies?
Developing Variations: Style and Ideology in Western Music Developing Variations Style and Ideology in Western Music Rose Rosengard Subotnik 1991 Spring
Combines into a cohesive statement the author’s pathbreaking critical essays on Western music.
Development and Use of the MMPI-2 Content Scales Development and Use of the MMPI-2 Content Scales James N. Butcher, John R. Graham, Carolyn L. Williams and Yossef S. Ben-Porath 1990 Spring
Describes the new MMPI-2 content scales and provides information on their internal statistical consistency, external validation, and clinical use.
Dharma Lion: A Biography of Allen Ginsberg Dharma Lion A Biography of Allen Ginsberg Michael Schumacher 2016 Spring
The expansive, authoritative biography of a Beat Generation leader—now with two new chapters
Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence Diaboliques Six Tales of Decadence Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly 2015 Fall
“Literature doesn’t express even half of the crimes that society commits behind closed doors.” —Jules Barbey d’Aurevilly
Dialectical Materialism Dialectical Materialism Henri Lefebvre 2009 Spring
The first U.S. edition of an important French Marxist text
Dialogics of the Oppressed Dialogics of the Oppressed Peter Hitchcock 1992 Fall
“Presents a provocative set of readings-through the Bakhtinian model of dialogism-of texts by four women writers of the twentieth century. . . instructive and compelling.” --Barbara Harlow
Diane Arbus’s 1960s: Auguries of Experience Diane Arbus’s 1960s Auguries of Experience Frederick Gross 2012 Spring
Looking past the myth of Diane Arbus to the depth of her achievement within the artistic, intellectual, and social currents of the 1960s
Diasporic Mediations: Between Home and Location Diasporic Mediations Between Home and Location Rajagopalan Radhakrishnan 1996 Spring
A series of meditations on the relationship between theory and practice.
Dictatorship in the Modern World Dictatorship in the Modern World Guy Stanton Ford, Editor None
Dictionary of Non-Philosophy Dictionary of Non-Philosophy François Laruelle 2013 Spring
An insightful guide for wandering within the territory of non-philosophy
Didactic Poetries Didactic Poetries Philippe Beck 2016 Fall
The inaugural publication in English of one of France’s most important contemporary poets
Differential Diagnosis of Aphasia with the Minnesota Test Differential Diagnosis of Aphasia with the Minnesota Test Hildred Schuell and Joyce W. Sefer 1965 Fall
Digital Art and Meaning: Reading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations Digital Art and Meaning Reading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations Roberto Simanowski 2011 Spring
How to interpret and critique digital arts, in theory and in practice
Digital Baroque: New Media Art and Cinematic Folds Digital Baroque New Media Art and Cinematic Folds Timothy Murray 2008 Fall
A surprising and original application of theories of new media art
Digital Memory and the Archive Digital Memory and the Archive Wolfgang Ernst Jussi Parikka, Editor 2012 Fall
Explores how media infrastructure, not content, shapes contemporary digital culture
Digital Sensations: Space, Identity, and Embodiment in Virtual Reality Digital Sensations Space, Identity, and Embodiment in Virtual Reality Ken Hillis 1999 Fall
Considers the cultural and philosophical assumptions underlying virtual reality, and how the technology affects the real world.
Digital Shift: The Cultural Logic of Punctuation Digital Shift The Cultural Logic of Punctuation Jeff Scheible 2015 Spring
Examines the punctuation of our digital lives and why it matters
Digital State: The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry Digital State The Story of Minnesota's Computing Industry Thomas J. Misa 2013 Fall
The rise of Minnesota computing after World War II—the country’s first fully realized hotbed of computer technology
Digital Stockholm Syndrome in the Post-Ontological Age Digital Stockholm Syndrome in the Post-Ontological Age Mark Jarzombek 2016 Fall
Rethinking the philosophical and anthropological basis of our ontology
Digitize This Book!: The Politics of New Media, or Why We Need Open Access Now Digitize This Book! The Politics of New Media, or Why We Need Open Access Now Gary Hall 2008 Fall
How open access can transform academia for the better
Digitizing Race: Visual Cultures of the Internet Digitizing Race Visual Cultures of the Internet Lisa Nakamura 2007 Fall
The implications of how we see and exhibit race and ethnicity online
Dining Car to the Pacific: The “Famously Good” Food of the Northern Pacific Railway Dining Car to the Pacific The “Famously Good” Food of the Northern Pacific Railway William A. McKenzie 2004 Fall
A tribute to the lost era of the railway dining car, with 150 authentic recipes—back in print!
Directed by Allen Smithee Directed by Allen Smithee Jeremy Braddock and Stephen Hock, Editors 2001 Spring
A new estimation of Hollywood’s least appreciated director.
Disagreement: Politics and Philosophy Disagreement Politics and Philosophy Jacques Ranciere 2004 Fall
An elegant and surprising exposè of the failings of political philosophy
Discerning the Subject Discerning the Subject Paul Smith 1988 Spring
A critique of the debates on the status of the “subject.”
Discipline of Architecture Discipline of Architecture Andrzej Piotrowski and Julia Williams Robinson, Editors 2000 Fall
A polemical look at how architectural knowledge is produced, disseminated, and received.
Discourse Analysis as Sociocriticism: The Spanish Golden Age Discourse Analysis as Sociocriticism The Spanish Golden Age Antonio Gomez-Moriana 1993 Spring
Gómez-Moriana applies contemporary literary theory to classical texts of the Spanish Golden Age, including Lazirillo de Tormes, Don Quijote, Tirso de Molina’s Don Juan play, and Columbus’s Diary. “Gómez-Moriana’s skillful handling of literary theory is matched by his thorough scholarship and excellent knowledge of history.” --Nicholas Spadaccini
Discourse, Figure Discourse, Figure Jean-François Lyotard 2010 Spring
Lyotard’s earliest major work, available in English for the first time
DisForming the American Canon: African-Arabic Slave Narratives and the Vernacular DisForming the American Canon African-Arabic Slave Narratives and the Vernacular Ronald A.T. Judy 1993 Fall
Judy offers an alternative interpretation of literacy that challenges traditional Enlightenment discourse’s claim that literacy and reason are the privileged properties of Western culture. Judy argues, on the basis of his readings of autobiographical African-American Arabic slave narratives, that through the production of the Arabic text, the African slave already had all the elements that the West attributes to “reason” before his original introduction to Western culture-a literacy that already mediated between Africa and Europe. “Has the potential to completely remake American Studies while serving as an excellent example of what theoretical informed criticism should be.” --Paul Bové
Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics Disidentifications Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics José Esteban Muñoz 1999 Spring
An important new perspective on the ways outsiders negotiate mainstream culture.
Disorderly Families: Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives Disorderly Families Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives Arlette Farge and Michel Foucault 2016 Fall
The first English translation of letters of arrest from eighteenth century France held in the archives of the Bastille
Dispatches from Pakistan Dispatches from Pakistan Madiha R. Tahir, Qalandar Bux Memon and Vijay Prashad, Editors 2014 Spring
Urgent essays about contemporary Pakistan that go behind the headlines
Dispatches from the Arab Spring: Understanding the New Middle East Dispatches from the Arab Spring Understanding the New Middle East Paul Amar and Vijay Prashad, Editors 2013 Fall
An urgent and engaged exploration of the revolutionary wave sweeping across North Africa and the Middle East
Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music: The Limits of La Onda Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music The Limits of La Onda Deborah R. Vargas 2012 Spring
Explores the resounding musical performances of Mexican American women such as Chelo Silva, Eva Ybarra, Eva Garza, and Selena within Tejano/Chicano music
Distant Fires: Duluth to Hudson Bay Distant Fires Duluth to Hudson Bay Scott Anderson 2008 Fall
One canoe, two guys, three months, forty-five pounds of macaroni and cheese—a classic canoe trip story
Distant Wars Visible: The Ambivalence of Witnessing Distant Wars Visible The Ambivalence of Witnessing Wendy Kozol 2014 Fall
Mapping the fraught space between empathy and spectacle in the witnessing of military conflict
Divided Korea: Toward a Culture of Reconciliation Divided Korea Toward a Culture of Reconciliation Roland Bleiker 2008 Spring
Offers a fundamental rethinking of Korean security
DIY Detroit: Making Do in a City without Services DIY Detroit Making Do in a City without Services Kimberley Kinder 2016 Spring
When public services fail, neighbors step in to keep a city alive
Documentary Time: Film and Phenomenology Documentary Time Film and Phenomenology Malin Wahlberg 2008 Spring
An innovative theoretical reassessment of temporality in documentary films
Does Local Government Matter?: How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement Does Local Government Matter? How Urban Policies Shape Civic Engagement Elaine B. Sharp 2012 Spring
Asks and answers hard questions about the consequences of local government programs for democracy
Does Writing Have a Future? Does Writing Have a Future? Vilém Flusser 2011 Spring
A prescient exploration of the fate of the book in the digital age
Doorstep Democracy: Face-to-Face Politics in the Heartland Doorstep Democracy Face-to-Face Politics in the Heartland James H. Read 2008 Fall
The quest for elected office—one conversation at a time
Dorsality: Thinking Back through Technology and Politics Dorsality Thinking Back through Technology and Politics David Wills 2008 Spring
An ambitious investigation of what lurks behind our humanity and our technology
Double Cross: Japanese Americans in Black and White Chicago Double Cross Japanese Americans in Black and White Chicago Jacalyn D. Harden 2003 Spring
Examines relations between peoples of color to offer a compelling new approach to understanding race in America
Double Visions, Double Fictions: The Doppelgänger in Japanese Film and Literature Double Visions, Double Fictions The Doppelgänger in Japanese Film and Literature Baryon Tensor Posadas 2018 Spring
A fresh take on the dopplegänger and its place in Japanese film and literature—past and present
Down and Out: The Life and Death of Minneapolis’s Skid Row Down and Out The Life and Death of Minneapolis’s Skid Row Edwin C. Hirschoff and Joseph Hart 2002 Fall
An elegiac look at a lost piece of Minneapolis’s past.
Down There on a Visit Down There on a Visit Christopher Isherwood 1999 Spring
The sequel to Berlin Stories, now back in print.
Downed by Friendly Fire: Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling Downed by Friendly Fire Black Girls, White Girls, and Suburban Schooling Signithia Fordham 2016 Fall
Rehabilitating the meaning of gender-specific violence
Drama and Resistance: Bodies, Goods, and Theatricality in Late Medieval England Drama and Resistance Bodies, Goods, and Theatricality in Late Medieval England Claire Sponsler 1997 Spring
Provides a cultural and historical context for medieval popular drama.
Drawing on Art: Duchamp and Company Drawing on Art Duchamp and Company Dalia Judovitz 2010 Spring
How Duchamp and his collaborators creatively challenged the meaning of art and authorship
Dream Factories of a Former Colony: American Fantasies, Philippine Cinema Dream Factories of a Former Colony American Fantasies, Philippine Cinema José B. Capino 2010 Fall
How the Philippine postcolonial imagination represents the American colonizer
Dreaming in Dark Times: Six Exercises in Political Thought Dreaming in Dark Times Six Exercises in Political Thought Sharon Sliwinski 2017 Spring
A political theory of dream-life
Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same: The Musical Moment in Film Dreams of Difference, Songs of the Same The Musical Moment in Film Amy Herzog 2009 Fall
Discovers the disruptive power of the musical moment in film
Dreamworlds of Alabama Dreamworlds of Alabama Allen Shelton 2007 Fall
An evocative remembrance of the beauty and mystery of the rural South
Driven from New Orleans: How Nonprofits Betray Public Housing and Promote Privatization Driven from New Orleans How Nonprofits Betray Public Housing and Promote Privatization John Arena 2012 Fall
How public housing advocates in New Orleans became active supporters of privatization
Drug Wars: The Political Economy of Narcotics Drug Wars The Political Economy of Narcotics Curtis Márez 2004 Spring
Investigates the central role of drug trafficking and enforcement in the extension of imperial power
Drunk the Night Before: An Anatomy of Intoxication Drunk the Night Before An Anatomy of Intoxication Marty Roth 2008 Fall
Exposes the secret history of drink, from creative stimulant to addictive poison
Dry Place: Landscapes of Belonging and Exclusion Dry Place Landscapes of Belonging and Exclusion Patricia L. Price 2004 Spring
Gathers tales from the Southwestern United States and Northern Mexico to understand the relationship between people and place in a borderland
Dubai, the City as Corporation Dubai, the City as Corporation Ahmed Kanna 2011 Spring
The politics of space and culture in Dubai in the first decade of the twenty-first century
Dubious Alliance: The Making of Minnesota’s DFL Party Dubious Alliance The Making of Minnesota’s DFL Party John Earl Haynes 1984 Spring
Dudley Murphy, Hollywood Wild Card Dudley Murphy, Hollywood Wild Card Susan B. Delson 2006 Fall
The first biography of this pioneering Hollywood maverick and bon vivant.
E.A. Robinson - American Writers 17: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers E.A. Robinson - American Writers 17 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Louis O. Coxe 1962 Spring
E.E. Cummings - American Writers 87: University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers E.E. Cummings - American Writers 87 University of Minnesota Pamphlets on American Writers Eve Triem 1969 Fall
E Pluribus Barnum: The Great Showman and the Making of U.S. Popular Culture E Pluribus Barnum The Great Showman and the Making of U.S. Popular Culture Bluford Adams 1997 Spring
The first book to consider the career of P. T. Barnum from a cultural studies perspective.
Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African American Literature Each Hour Redeem Time and Justice in African American Literature Daylanne K. English 2013 Spring
A major reinterpretation of African American literature through its tropes of time
Early Blues: The First Stars of Blues Guitar Early Blues The First Stars of Blues Guitar Jas Obrecht 2015 Fall
The history of early blues guitar, with portraits of its pioneers and first stars
Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europe Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europe Bernard S. Bachrach None
Early Stuart Studies: Essays in Honor of David Harris Willson Early Stuart Studies Essays in Honor of David Harris Willson Howard S. Reinmuth Jr., Editor None
Earth-Mapping: Artists Reshaping Landscape Earth-Mapping Artists Reshaping Landscape Edward S. Casey 2005 Spring
Re-envisions the earth in innovative painterly, sculptural, and architectural forms
Earthdivers: Tribal Narratives on Mixed Descent Earthdivers Tribal Narratives on Mixed Descent Gerald Vizenor None
Eastern Deciduous Forest: Ecology and Wildlife Conservation Eastern Deciduous Forest Ecology and Wildlife Conservation Richard H. Yahner 2000 Spring
An updated version of this popular reference.
Eastern Europe 1740-1985: Feudalism to Communism Eastern Europe 1740-1985 Feudalism to Communism Robin Okey 1987 Spring
Traces the development of Eastern European countries, showing their struggle to overcome the legacy of underdevelopment and dependence left by the Turks and the Hapsburgs. “This concise, sprightly work considers some of the common historical traditions in the political awakening of Eastern Europe since the eighteenth century. . . . Informed and thought-provoking.” --Library Journal
Easy Women: Sex and Gender in Modern Mexican Fiction Easy Women Sex and Gender in Modern Mexican Fiction Debra A. Castillo 1998 Spring
Addresses the topic of prostitution and “easy women” in Mexican literature.
Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics Eating Anxiety The Perils of Food Politics Chad Lavin 2013 Spring
How the experience of eating influences our politics
Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger Eating Fire My Life as a Lesbian Avenger Kelly Cogswell 2014 Spring
An outsider American recounts two decades of radical lesbian life in this urgent, ferociously funny memoir