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SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS   //    RACE AND ETHNICITY   

NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS   //    GENDER AND SEXUALITY   

HEALTH AND MEDICINE   //    EDUCATION   //    ENVIRONMENT     

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Out of Breath: Vulnerability of Air in Contemporary Art Out of Breath Vulnerability of Air in Contemporary Art Caterina Albano 2022 Fall
Explores the intrinsic relation of life to air, and breathing, through contemporary art
Cosplay: The Fictional Mode of Existence Cosplay The Fictional Mode of Existence Frenchy Lunning 2022 Spring
An exploration of cosplay and its relationship with the realms of its global fandom, performance, and the modes of fictional existence
Animal Revolution Animal Revolution Ron Broglio 2022 Spring
Why our failure to consider the power of animals is to our deep detriment
Earthworks Rising: Mound Building in Native Literature and Arts Earthworks Rising Mound Building in Native Literature and Arts Chadwick Allen 2022 Spring
A necessary reexamination of Indigenous mounds, demonstrating their sustained vitality and vibrant futurity by centering Native voices
A Guerrilla Guide to Refusal A Guerrilla Guide to Refusal Andrew Culp 2022 Spring
A field guide to a nonfascist life at the end of the world as we know it
Accumulation: The Art, Architecture, and Media of Climate Change Accumulation The Art, Architecture, and Media of Climate Change Nick Axel, Nikolaus Hirsch, Daniel A. Barber and Anton Vidokle, Editors 2022 Spring
Examines how images of accumulation help open up the climate to political mobilization
Eco Soma: Pain and Joy in Speculative Performance Encounters Eco Soma Pain and Joy in Speculative Performance Encounters Petra Kuppers 2022 Spring
Modeling a disability culture perspective on performance practice toward socially just futures
Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Allison Page 2022 Spring
How media shapes our actions and feelings about race
Insecurity Insecurity Richard Grusin, Editor 2022 Spring
Investigating insecurity as the predominant logic of life in the present moment
Art and Posthumanism: Essays, Encounters, Conversations Art and Posthumanism Essays, Encounters, Conversations Cary Wolfe 2021 Fall
A sustained engagement between contemporary art and philosophy relating to our place in, and responsibility to, the nonhuman world
Only a Black Athlete Can Save Us Now Only a Black Athlete Can Save Us Now 2022 Spring
A call to arms exploring the protest movements of 2020 as they reverberated through the athletic world
The Big No The Big No Kennan Ferguson, Editor 2021 Fall
What it means to celebrate the potential and the power of no
People, Practice, Power: Digital Humanities outside the Center People, Practice, Power Digital Humanities outside the Center Anne B. McGrail, Angel David Nieves and Siobhan Senier, Editors 2021 Fall
An illuminating volume of critical essays charting the diverse territory of digital humanities scholarship
The Digital Is Kid Stuff: Making Creative Laborers for a Precarious Economy The Digital Is Kid Stuff Making Creative Laborers for a Precarious Economy 2021 Fall
How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America
Spent behind the Wheel: Drivers' Labor in the Uber Economy Spent behind the Wheel Drivers' Labor in the Uber Economy Julietta Hua and Kasturi Ray 2021 Fall
Exploring professional passenger driving and the gig economy through feminist theories of labor
Magical Realism for Non-Believers: A Memoir of Finding Family Magical Realism for Non-Believers A Memoir of Finding Family Anika Fajardo 2021 Fall
A young woman from Minnesota searches out the Colombian father she’s never known in this powerful exploration of what family really means
Safety Orange Safety Orange Anna Watkins Fisher 2022 Spring
How fluorescent orange symbolizes the uneven distribution of safety and risk in the neoliberal United States
Care Ethics in the Age of Precarity Care Ethics in the Age of Precarity Maurice Hamington and Michael Flower, Editors 2021 Fall
How care can resist the stifling force of the neoliberal paradigm
Building on Borrowed Time: Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Building on Borrowed Time Rising Seas and Failing Infrastructure in Semarang Lukas Ley 2021 Fall
A timely ethnography of how Indonesia’s coastal dwellers inhabit the “chronic present” of a slow-motion natural disaster
Settler Colonial City: Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis Settler Colonial City Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis David Hugill 2021 Fall
Revealing the enduring link between settler colonization and the making of modern Minneapolis
An Essay for Ezra: Racial Terror in America An Essay for Ezra Racial Terror in America Grant Farred 2021 Fall
An intensely personal, and philosophical, account of why white America’s racial unconscious is not so unconscious
Practicing Cooperation: Mutual Aid beyond Capitalism Practicing Cooperation Mutual Aid beyond Capitalism Andrew Zitcer 2021 Fall
A powerful new understanding of cooperation as an antidote to alienation and inequality
Commodities of Care: The Business of HIV Testing in China Commodities of Care The Business of HIV Testing in China Elsa L. Fan 2021 Fall
How global health practices can end up reorganizing practices of care for the people and communities they seek to serve
Calamity Theory: Three Critiques of Existential Risk Calamity Theory Three Critiques of Existential Risk Joshua Schuster and Derek Woods 2021 Fall
What are the implications of how we talk about apocalypse?
Talkin’ Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism Talkin’ Up to the White Woman Indigenous Women and Feminism Aileen Moreton-Robinson 2021 Fall
A twentieth-anniversary edition of this tour de force in feminism and Indigenous studies, now with a new preface
Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Remembering Our Intimacies Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio 2021 Fall
Recovering Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) relationality and belonging in the land, memory, and body of Native Hawai’i
Our Grateful Dead: Stories of Those Left Behind Our Grateful Dead Stories of Those Left Behind Vinciane Despret 2021 Fall
An award-winning exploration of the presence of the dead in the lives of the living
The Three Sustainabilities: Energy, Economy, Time The Three Sustainabilities Energy, Economy, Time Allan Stoekl 2021 Fall
Bringing the word sustainability back from the brink of cliché—to a substantive, truly sustainable future
Tolerance and Risk: How U.S. Liberalism Racializes Muslims Tolerance and Risk How U.S. Liberalism Racializes Muslims Mitra Rastegar 2021 Fall
How apparently positive representations in U.S. media cast Muslims as a racial population
Written by the Body: Gender Expansiveness and Indigenous Non-Cis Masculinities Written by the Body Gender Expansiveness and Indigenous Non-Cis Masculinities Lisa Tatonetti 2021 Fall
Examining the expansive nature of Indigenous gender representations in history, literature, and film
Sickening: Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Sickening Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Anne Pollock 2021 Fall
An event-by-event look at how institutionalized racism harms the health of African Americans in the twenty-first century
Lemon Jail: On the Road with the Replacements Lemon Jail On the Road with the Replacements Bill Sullivan 2021 Fall
A tour diary of life on the road with one of Minnesota’s greatest bands—with nearly 100 never-before-seen photographs
Visibility Interrupted: Rural Queer Life and the Politics of Unbecoming Visibility Interrupted Rural Queer Life and the Politics of Unbecoming Carly Thomsen 2021 Fall
A questioning of the belief in the power of LGBTQ visibility through the lives of queer women in the rural Midwest
The Global Shelter Imaginary: IKEA Humanitarianism and Rightless Relief The Global Shelter Imaginary IKEA Humanitarianism and Rightless Relief Daniel Bertrand Monk and Andrew Herscher 2021 Fall
Examines how the humanitarian order advances a message of moral triumph and care while abandoning the dispossessed
The Dance of the Arabian Babbler: Birth of an Ethological Theory The Dance of the Arabian Babbler Birth of an Ethological Theory Vinciane Despret 2021 Spring
A groundbreaking reflection on the process by which one arrives at an ethological theory
Savage Mind to Savage Machine: Racial Science and Twentieth-Century Design Savage Mind to Savage Machine Racial Science and Twentieth-Century Design Ginger Nolan 2020 Fall
An examination of how concepts of “the savage” facilitated technological approaches to modernist design
The End of the Village: Planning the Urbanization of Rural China The End of the Village Planning the Urbanization of Rural China Nick R. Smith 2021 Spring
How China’s expansive new era of urbanization threatens to undermine the foundations of rural life
Le Maya Q’atzij/Our Maya Word: Poetics of Resistance in Guatemala Le Maya Q’atzij/Our Maya Word Poetics of Resistance in Guatemala Emil’ Keme 2021 Spring
Bringing to the fore the voices of Maya authors and what their poetry tells us about resistance, sovereignty, trauma, and regeneration
Batman Saves the Congo: How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Batman Saves the Congo How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Alexandra Cosima Budabin and Lisa Ann Richey 2021 Spring
How celebrity strategic partnerships are disrupting humanitarian space
The Black Reproductive: Unfree Labor and Insurgent Motherhood The Black Reproductive Unfree Labor and Insurgent Motherhood Sara Clarke Kaplan 2021 Spring
How Black women’s reproduction became integral to white supremacy, capitalism, and heteropatriarchy—and remains key to their dismantling
The Lesser Existences: Étienne Souriau, an Aesthetics for the Virtual The Lesser Existences Étienne Souriau, an Aesthetics for the Virtual David Lapoujade 2021 Spring
On the complex aesthetics and ontology at work in Étienne Souriau’s unique oeuvre
Intolerable: Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970–1980) Intolerable Writings from Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group (1970–1980) Michel Foucault and Prisons Information Group Edited by Perry Zurn 2021 Spring
A groundbreaking collection of writings by Michel Foucault and the Prisons Information Group documenting their efforts to expose France’s inhumane treatment of prisoners
Fleeting Monuments for the Wall of Respect Fleeting Monuments for the Wall of Respect Romi Crawford, Editor 2021 Spring
A collaboration of artists and writers commemorates a powerful symbol for social justice and freedom on Chicago’s South Side
Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Saving Animals Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care Elan Abrell 2021 Spring
A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States
Radical Secrecy: The Ends of Transparency in Datafied America Radical Secrecy The Ends of Transparency in Datafied America Clare Birchall 2021 Spring
Reimagining transparency and secrecy in the era of digital data
Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption Outsiders Within Writing on Transracial Adoption Jane Jeong Trenka, Julia Chinyere Oparah and Sun Yung Shin, Editors 2020 Fall
Confronting trauma behind the transnational adoption system—now back in print
The Migrant’s Paradox: Street Livelihoods and Marginal Citizenship in Britain The Migrant’s Paradox Street Livelihoods and Marginal Citizenship in Britain Suzanne M. Hall 2021 Spring
Connects global migration with urban marginalization, exploring how “race” maps onto place across the globe, state, and street
Training for Catastrophe: Fictions of National Security after 9/11 Training for Catastrophe Fictions of National Security after 9/11 Lindsay Thomas 2021 Spring
A timely, politically savvy examination of how impossible disasters shape the very real possibilities of our world
Sweetness in the Blood: Race, Risk, and Type 2 Diabetes Sweetness in the Blood Race, Risk, and Type 2 Diabetes James Doucet-Battle 2021 Spring
A bold new indictment of the racialization of science
The Radical Bookstore: Counterspace for Social Movements The Radical Bookstore Counterspace for Social Movements Kimberley Kinder 2021 Spring
Examines how radical bookstores and similar spaces serve as launching pads for social movements
Virtue Hoarders: The Case against the Professional Managerial Class Virtue Hoarders The Case against the Professional Managerial Class Catherine Liu 2021 Spring
A denunciation of the credentialed elite class that serves capitalism while insisting on its own progressive heroism
The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art The Future History of Contemporary Chinese Art Peggy Wang 2021 Spring
A revelatory reclaiming of five iconic Chinese artists and their place in art history
Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Breathing Race into the Machine The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Lundy Braun 2021 Spring
How race became embedded in a medical instrument
Arc of the Journeyman: Afghan Migrants in England Arc of the Journeyman Afghan Migrants in England Nichola Khan 2020 Fall
A monumental account of one migrant community’s everyday lives, struggles, and aspirations
As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance As We Have Always Done Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance Leanne Betasamosake Simpson 2021 Spring
How to build Indigenous resistance movements that refuse the destructive thinking of settler colonialism
Design, Control, Predict: Logistical Governance in the Smart City Design, Control, Predict Logistical Governance in the Smart City Aaron Shapiro 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at life in the “smart” city
Grounded: Perpetual Flight . . . and Then the Pandemic Grounded Perpetual Flight . . . and Then the Pandemic Christopher Schaberg 2021 Spring
As commercial flight is changing dramatically and its future remains unclear, a look at how we got here
Blackness in Morocco: Gnawa Identity through Music and Visual Culture Blackness in Morocco Gnawa Identity through Music and Visual Culture Cynthia J. Becker 2020 Fall
A groundbreaking study of Blackness in Morocco through the lens of visual representation
Shaving the Beasts: Wild Horses and Ritual in Spain Shaving the Beasts Wild Horses and Ritual in Spain John Hartigan Jr. 2020 Fall
A vivid first-person study of a notorious equine ritual—from the perspective of the wild horses who are its targets
The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender The Problem of the Negro as a Problem for Gender Marquis Bey 2020 Fall
A complex articulation of the ways blackness and nonnormative gender intersect—and a deeper understanding of how subjectivities are formed
Sounds from the Other Side: Afro–South Asian Collaborations in Black Popular Music Sounds from the Other Side Afro–South Asian Collaborations in Black Popular Music Elliott H. Powell 2020 Fall
A sixty-year history of Afro–South Asian musical collaborations
Drawing the Sea Near: Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa Drawing the Sea Near Satoumi and Coral Reef Conservation in Okinawa C. Anne Claus 2020 Fall
How Japanese coastal residents and transnational conservationists collaborated to foster relationships between humans and sea life
The Probiotic Planet: Using Life to Manage Life The Probiotic Planet Using Life to Manage Life Jamie Lorimer 2020 Fall
Assesses a promising new approach to restoring the health of our bodies and our planet
Universal Emancipation: Race beyond Badiou Universal Emancipation Race beyond Badiou Elisabeth Paquette 2020 Fall
A vital and timely contribution to the growing scholarship on the political thought of Alain Badiou
Scammer’s Yard: The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica Scammer’s Yard The Crime of Black Repair in Jamaica Jovan Scott Lewis 2020 Fall
Tells the story of Jamaican “scammers” who use crime to gain autonomy, opportunity, and repair
Black Food Matters: Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Black Food Matters Racial Justice in the Wake of Food Justice Hanna Garth and Ashanté M. Reese, Editors 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at Black food and the challenges it faces today
Unraveling: Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age Unraveling Remaking Personhood in a Neurodiverse Age Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2020 Fall
Developing a cybernetic model of subjectivity and personhood that honors disability experiences to reconceptualize the category of the human
Trans Care Trans Care Hil Malatino 2020 Fall
A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care
A Silvan Tomkins Handbook: Foundations for Affect Theory A Silvan Tomkins Handbook Foundations for Affect Theory Adam J. Frank and Elizabeth A. Wilson 2020 Fall
An accessible guide to the work of American psychologist and affect theorist Silvan Tomkins
The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago The Death of Asylum Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago Alison Mountz 2020 Spring
Investigating the global system of detention centers that imprison asylum seekers and conceal persistent human rights violations
Acid Revival: The Psychedelic Renaissance and the Quest for Medical Legitimacy Acid Revival The Psychedelic Renaissance and the Quest for Medical Legitimacy Danielle Giffort 2020 Fall
A vivid analysis of the history and revival of clinical psychedelic science
Chasing World-Class Urbanism: Global Policy versus Everyday Survival in Buenos Aires Chasing World-Class Urbanism Global Policy versus Everyday Survival in Buenos Aires Jacob Lederman 2020 Fall
Questions increasingly dominant urban planning orthodoxies and whether they truly serve everyday city dwellers
Invoking Hope: Theory and Utopia in Dark Times Invoking Hope Theory and Utopia in Dark Times Phillip E. Wegner 2020 Spring
An appeal for the importance of theory, utopia, and close consideration of our contemporary dark times
Thinking Plant Animal Human: Encounters with Communities of Difference Thinking Plant Animal Human Encounters with Communities of Difference David Wood 2020 Spring
Collected essays by a leading philosopher situating the question of the animal in the broader context of a relational ontology
Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information Gilbert Simondon 2020 Spring
A long-awaited translation on the philosophical relation between technology, the individual, and milieu of the living
Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information, Volume II: Volume II: Supplemental Texts Individuation in Light of Notions of Form and Information, Volume II Volume II: Supplemental Texts Gilbert Simondon 2020 Spring
Unique access to archival material of a major thinker, including presentations, early drafts, and a thorough introduction to the history of the philosophical notion of the individual
Things Worth Keeping: The Value of Attachment in a Disposable World Things Worth Keeping The Value of Attachment in a Disposable World Christine Harold 2020 Spring
A timely examination of the attachments we form to objects and how they might be used to reduce waste
Kill the Overseer!: The Gamification of Slave Resistance Kill the Overseer! The Gamification of Slave Resistance Sarah Juliet Lauro 2020 Fall
Explores the representation of slave revolt in video games—and the trouble with making history playable
Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Decarcerating Disability Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Liat Ben-Moshe 2020 Spring
This vital addition to carceral, prison, and disability studies draws important new links between deinstitutionalization and decarceration
An Archive of Taste: Race and Eating in the Early United States An Archive of Taste Race and Eating in the Early United States Lauren F. Klein 2020 Spring
A groundbreaking synthesis of food studies, archival theory, and early American literature
Hungry Listening: Resonant Theory for Indigenous Sound Studies Hungry Listening Resonant Theory for Indigenous Sound Studies Dylan Robinson 2020 Spring
Reimagining how we understand and write about the Indigenous listening experience
Red Gold: The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Red Gold The Managed Extinction of the Giant Bluefin Tuna Jennifer E. Telesca 2020 Spring
Illuminating the conditions for global governance to have precipitated the devastating decline of one of the ocean’s most majestic creatures
On Not Dying: Secular Immortality in the Age of Technoscience On Not Dying Secular Immortality in the Age of Technoscience Abou Farman 2020 Spring
An ethnographic exploration of technoscientific immortality
Curiosity Studies: A New Ecology of Knowledge Curiosity Studies A New Ecology of Knowledge Perry Zurn and Arjun Shankar, Editors 2020 Spring
The first English-language collection to establish curiosity studies as a unique field
Digitize and Punish: Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age Digitize and Punish Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age Brian Jefferson 2020 Spring
Tracing the rise of digital computing in policing and punishment and its harmful impact on criminalized communities of color
Grocery Activism: The Radical History of Food Cooperatives in Minnesota Grocery Activism The Radical History of Food Cooperatives in Minnesota Craig B. Upright 2020 Spring
A key period in the history of food cooperatives that continues to influence how we purchase organic food today
Border Thinking: Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship Border Thinking Latinx Youth Decolonizing Citizenship Andrea Dyrness 2020 Spring
Rich accounts of how Latinx migrant youth experience belonging across borders
Hacked Transmissions: Technology and Connective Activism in Italy Hacked Transmissions Technology and Connective Activism in Italy Alessandra Renzi 2020 Spring
Mapping the transformation of media activism from the seventies to the present day
Urbanism without Guarantees: The Everyday Life of a Gentrifying West Side Neighborhood Urbanism without Guarantees The Everyday Life of a Gentrifying West Side Neighborhood Christian M. Anderson 2020 Spring
A unique more-than-capitalist take on urban dynamics
Perpetual Motion: Dance, Digital Cultures, and the Common Perpetual Motion Dance, Digital Cultures, and the Common Harmony Bench 2020 Spring
A new exploration of how digital media assert the relevance of dance in a wired world
Museums Inside Out: Artist Collaborations and New Exhibition Ecologies Museums Inside Out Artist Collaborations and New Exhibition Ecologies Mark W. Rectanus 2020 Spring
An ambitious study of what it means to be a museum in the twenty-first century
The Responsive Environment: Design, Aesthetics, and the Human in the 1970s The Responsive Environment Design, Aesthetics, and the Human in the 1970s Larry D. Busbea 2019 Fall
How new conceptions of human–environment interaction became central to design theories and practices in the 1970s
Class Action: Desegregation and Diversity in San Francisco Schools Class Action Desegregation and Diversity in San Francisco Schools Rand Quinn 2019 Fall
A compelling history of school desegregation and activism in San Francisco
Asemic: The Art of Writing Asemic The Art of Writing Peter Schwenger 2019 Fall
The first critical study of writing without language
Medical Necessity: Health Care Access and the Politics of Decision Making Medical Necessity Health Care Access and the Politics of Decision Making Daniel Skinner 2019 Fall
How the politics of “medical necessity” complicates American health care
Afrotopia Afrotopia Felwine Sarr 2019 Fall
A vibrant meditation and poetic call for an African utopian philosophy of self-reinvention for the twenty-first century
Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making Deadly Biocultures The Ethics of Life-Making Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh R. Krupar 2019 Fall
A trenchant analysis of the dark side of regulatory life-making today
Fair Trade Rebels: Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Fair Trade Rebels Coffee Production and Struggles for Autonomy in Chiapas Lindsay Naylor 2019 Fall
Reassessing interpretations of development with a new approach to fair trade
Wageless Life: A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism Wageless Life A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism Ian G. R. Shaw and Marv Waterstone 2020 Spring
Drawing up alternate ways to “make a living” beyond capitalism
LatinX LatinX Claudia Milian 2020 Spring
Nationality is not enough to understand “Latin”-descended populations in the United States
From Montaigne to Montaigne From Montaigne to Montaigne Claude Lévi-Strauss Emmanuel Désveaux, Editor 2019 Fall
Two previously unpublished lectures charting the renowned anthropologist’s intellectual engagement with the sixteenth-century French essayist Michel de Montaigne
The Alchemy of Meth: A Decomposition The Alchemy of Meth A Decomposition Jason Pine 2019 Fall
Meth cooks practice late industrial alchemy—transforming base materials, like lithium batteries and camping fuel, into gold