Books

Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India Afterimage of Empire Photography in Nineteenth-Century India Zahid R. Chaudhary 2012 Spring
How the colonial photograph revolutionized the very nature of perception
Afterimages of Gilles Deleuze’s Film Philosophy Afterimages of Gilles Deleuze’s Film Philosophy D. N. Rodowick, Editor 2009 Fall
A critical debate on the importance—and usefulness—of Deleuze’s film theory
Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism Against Aesthetic Exceptionalism Arne De Boever 2019 Fall
Reconsiders exceptionalism between aesthetics and politics
Against Affective Formalism: Matisse, Bergson, Modernism Against Affective Formalism Matisse, Bergson, Modernism Todd Cronan 2013 Spring
Close examinations of the works of Henri Matisse and Henri Bergson reveal problems of form and agency, expression and affect, representation and reality that are still in effect today
Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World Against Ecological Sovereignty Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World Mick Smith 2011 Fall
Links the political critique of sovereign power with ecological concerns
Against Literature Against Literature John Beverley 1993 Fall
Is there a way of thinking about literature that is “outside” or “against” literature? In Against Literature, John Beverly brilliantly responds to this question, arguing for a negation of the literary that would allow nonliterary forms of cultural practice to displace literature’s hegemony.
Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times Against Purity Living Ethically in Compromised Times Alexis Shotwell 2016 Fall
Why contamination and compromise might be a starting point for doing something, instead of a reason to give up
Against the Commons: A Radical History of Urban Planning Against the Commons A Radical History of Urban Planning Álvaro Sevilla-Buitrago 2022 Fall
An alternative history of capitalist urbanization through the lens of the commons
Against the Romance of Community Against the Romance of Community Miranda Joseph 2002 Spring
An unexpected and valuable critique of community that points out its complicity with capitalism
Aging in Minnesota Aging in Minnesota Arnold M. Rose, Editor None None
Agitating Images: Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia Agitating Images Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia Craig Campbell 2014 Fall
Demonstrates how photographic images complicate the history of Soviet Siberia
Agricultural Cooperation: Selected Readings Agricultural Cooperation Selected Readings Martin A. Abrahamsen and Claud L. Scroggs, Editors None None
Agriculture, Environment, and Health: Sustainable Development in the 21st Century Agriculture, Environment, and Health Sustainable Development in the 21st Century Vernon W. Ruttan, Editor 1993 Fall
Offers an interdisciplinary exploration of the implications of changes in institutional design and policy reform now underway at the global level. Ultimately, these changes will provide sustainable growth in agricultural production. Particular attention is given to the institutions that conduct research and implement changes in technology and practice in the fields of agriculture and health, as well as those that monitor the changes in resource endowments, the quality of the environment and the health, and productivity of the human resources employed in agricultural production.
Ahab Unbound: Melville and the Materialist Turn Ahab Unbound Melville and the Materialist Turn Meredith Farmer and Jonathan D. S. Schroeder, Editors 2022 Spring
Why Captain Ahab is worthy of our fear—and our compassion
Airport Urbanism: Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia Airport Urbanism Infrastructure and Mobility in Asia Max Hirsh 2016 Spring
The first book on infrastructure and migration to focus on the Asian transportation boom
Alfred Maurer: The First American Modern Alfred Maurer The First American Modern Daphne Anderson Deeds 2003 Fall
A welcome overview of the career of a significant yet often overlooked American painter
Algorithms of Education: How Datafication and Artificial Intelligence Shape Policy Algorithms of Education How Datafication and Artificial Intelligence Shape Policy Kalervo N. Gulson, Sam Sellar and P. Taylor Webb 2022 Spring
A critique of what lies behind the use of data in contemporary education policy
Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s Like to Be a Thing Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s Like to Be a Thing Ian Bogost 2012 Spring
A bold new metaphysics that explores how all things—from atoms to green chiles, cotton to computers—interact with, perceive, and experience one another
Alienhood: Citizenship, Exile, and the Logic of Difference Alienhood Citizenship, Exile, and the Logic of Difference Katarzyna Marciniak 2006 Spring
A timely and critical understanding of transnational culture
All about Almodóvar: A Passion for Cinema All about Almodóvar A Passion for Cinema Brad Epps and Despina Kakoudaki, Editors 2009 Spring
New critical perspectives on the filmmaker behind All About My Mother, Talk to Her, and Volver