Book Sale: Film and Media

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 annual meeting of the College Art Association. Books on sale, info on University of Minnesota Press, and more.

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Viral Cultures: Activist Archiving in the Age of AIDS Viral Cultures Activist Archiving in the Age of AIDS Marika Cifor 2022 Spring
Delves deep into the archives that keep the history and work of AIDS activism alive
Game: Animals, Video Games, and Humanity Game Animals, Video Games, and Humanity Thomas R.J. Tyler 2022 Spring
A playful reflection on animals and video games, and what each can teach us about the other
Mediating Alzheimer’s: Cognition and Personhood Mediating Alzheimer’s Cognition and Personhood Scott Selberg 2022 Spring
An exploration of the representational culture of Alzheimer’s disease and how media technologies shape our ideas of cognition and aging
What If?: Twenty-Two Scenarios in Search of Images What If? Twenty-Two Scenarios in Search of Images Vilém Flusser 2022 Spring
An imagination of possibilities, of miscalculations, of futures off-kilter
Cinema Illuminating Reality: Media Philosophy through Buddhism Cinema Illuminating Reality Media Philosophy through Buddhism Victor Fan 2022 Spring
A new critical approach to cinema and media based on Buddhism as a philosophical discourse
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
Robert Heinecken and the Art of Appropriation Robert Heinecken and the Art of Appropriation Matthew Biro 2022 Spring
The first comprehensive study of the artist Robert Heinecken and his critical views on the culture of mass media
The Lab Book: Situated Practices in Media Studies The Lab Book Situated Practices in Media Studies Darren Wershler, Lori Emerson and Jussi Parikka 2022 Spring
An important new approach to the study of laboratories, presenting a practical method for understanding labs in all walks of life
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
Technics Improvised: Activating Touch in Global Media Art Technics Improvised Activating Touch in Global Media Art Timothy Murray 2022 Spring
Seeing new media art as an entry point for better understanding of technology and worldmaking futures
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
Cut/Copy/Paste: Fragments from the History of Bookwork Cut/Copy/Paste Fragments from the History of Bookwork Whitney Trettien 2021 Fall
How do early modern media underlie today’s digital creativity?
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
The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories The Burden of Representation Essays on Photographies and Histories John Tagg 2021 Fall
A powerhouse in photographic theory—updated and with a new essay
Young-Girls in Echoland: #Theorizing Tiqqun Young-Girls in Echoland #Theorizing Tiqqun Heather Warren-Crow and Andrea Jonsson 2022 Spring
Who’s worse, the Young-Girl or the Man-Child?
Anime's Identity: Performativity and Form beyond Japan Anime's Identity Performativity and Form beyond Japan 2021 Fall
A formal approach to anime rethinks globalization and transnationality under neoliberalism
How We Became Sensorimotor: Movement, Measurement, Sensation How We Became Sensorimotor Movement, Measurement, Sensation Mark Paterson 2021 Fall
An engrossing history of the century that transformed our knowledge of the body’s inner senses
Modelwork: The Material Culture of Making and Knowing Modelwork The Material Culture of Making and Knowing Martin Brückner, Sandy Isenstadt and Sarah Wasserman, Editors 2021 Fall
How making models allows us to recall what was and to discover what still might be
The Editor Function: Literary Publishing in Postwar America The Editor Function Literary Publishing in Postwar America Abram Foley 2021 Fall
Offering the everyday tasks of literary editors as inspired sources of postwar literary history
The Rhythm of Images: Cinema beyond Measure The Rhythm of Images Cinema beyond Measure Domietta Torlasco 2021 Spring
A rigorous and imaginative inquiry into rhythm’s vital importance for film and the moving image
The Filing Cabinet: A Vertical History of Information The Filing Cabinet A Vertical History of Information Craig Robertson 2021 Spring
The history of how a deceptively ordinary piece of office furniture transformed our relationship with information
Really Fake Really Fake Alexandra Juhasz, Ganaele Langlois and Nishant Shah 2020 Fall
More important than flagging things “really fake” is to understand why they are dismissed as fake
The Digital Black Atlantic The Digital Black Atlantic Roopika Risam and Kelly Baker Josephs, Editors 2021 Spring
Exploring the intersections of digital humanities and African diaspora studies
Deep Mediations: Thinking Space in Cinema and Digital Cultures Deep Mediations Thinking Space in Cinema and Digital Cultures Karen Beckman and Jeff Scheible, Editors 2021 Spring
The preoccupation with “depth” and its relevance to cinema and media studies
Ends of Cinema Ends of Cinema Richard Grusin and Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece, Editors 2020 Fall
Leading film and media scholars discuss multiple “ends” in the history of cinema
Pulses of Abstraction: Episodes from a History of Animation Pulses of Abstraction Episodes from a History of Animation Andrew R. Johnston 2020 Fall
Reshapes the history of abstract animation and its importance to computer imagery and cinema
Documents of Doubt: The Photographic Conditions of Conceptual Art Documents of Doubt The Photographic Conditions of Conceptual Art Heather Diack 2020 Spring
A major reassessment of photography’s pivotal role in 1960s conceptual art
Arrested Welcome: Hospitality in Contemporary Art Arrested Welcome Hospitality in Contemporary Art Irina Aristarkhova 2020 Spring
Interpreting the meaning of hospitality in an unwelcoming political moment
Bring That Beat Back: How Sampling Built Hip-Hop Bring That Beat Back How Sampling Built Hip-Hop Nate Patrin 2020 Spring
How sampling remade hip-hop over forty years, from pioneering superstar Grandmaster Flash through crate-digging preservationist and innovator Madlib
Clocking Out: The Machinery of Life in 1960s Italian Cinema Clocking Out The Machinery of Life in 1960s Italian Cinema Karen Pinkus 2020 Spring
An original reflection on Italy’s postwar boom considers potentials for resistance in today’s neoliberal (dis)order
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
Postcinematic Vision: The Coevolution of Moving-Image Media and the Spectator Postcinematic Vision The Coevolution of Moving-Image Media and the Spectator Roger F. Cook 2020 Spring
A study of how film has continually intervened in our sense of perception, with far-ranging insights into the current state of lived experience
Happiness by Design: Modernism and Media in the Eames Era Happiness by Design Modernism and Media in the Eames Era Justus Nieland 2019 Spring
A cultural history of modern lifestyle viewed through film and multimedia experiments of midcentury designers Charles and Ray Eames
Design Technics: Archaeologies of Architectural Practice Design Technics Archaeologies of Architectural Practice Zeynep Çelik Alexander and John May, Editors 2019 Fall
Leading scholars historicize and theorize technology’s role in architectural design
Furious Feminisms: Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Furious Feminisms Alternate Routes on Mad Max: Fury Road Alexis L. Boylan, Anna Mae Duane, Michael Gill and Barbara Gurr 2020 Spring
A provocative peek into this complicated film as a space for subversion, activism, and imaginative power
Playing Nature: Ecology in Video Games Playing Nature Ecology in Video Games Alenda Y. Chang 2019 Fall
A potent new book examines the overlap between our ecological crisis and video games
Sound, Image, Silence: Art and the Aural Imagination in the Atlantic World Sound, Image, Silence Art and the Aural Imagination in the Atlantic World Michael Gaudio 2019 Fall
A visionary new approach to the Americas during the age of colonization, made by engaging with the aural aspects of supposedly “silent” images
Scenarios III: Stroszek; Nosferatu, Phantom of the Night; Where the Green Ants Dream; Cobra Verde Scenarios III Stroszek; Nosferatu, Phantom of the Night; Where the Green Ants Dream; Cobra Verde Werner Herzog 2019 Fall
For the first time in English, and in his signature prose poetry, the film scripts of four of Werner Herzog’s early works
Variations on Media Thinking Variations on Media Thinking Siegfried Zielinski 2019 Fall
A diverse, enriching volume of media analysis from a pioneering thinker in the field
Sensations of History: Animation and New Media Art Sensations of History Animation and New Media Art James J. Hodge 2019 Fall
A phenomenological investigation into new media artwork and its relationship to history
Organize Organize Timon Beyes, Reinhold Martin and Lisa Conrad 2019 Fall
A pioneering systematic inquiry into—and mapping of—the field of media and organization
How to Do Things with Sensors How to Do Things with Sensors Jennifer Gabrys 2019 Fall
An investigation of how-to guides for sensor technologies
The Eloquent Screen: A Rhetoric of Film The Eloquent Screen A Rhetoric of Film Gilberto Perez 2019 Spring
A lifetime of cinematic writing culminates in this breathtaking statement on film’s unique ability to move us
Archives Archives Andrew Lison, Marcel Mars, Tomislav Medak and Rick Prelinger 2019 Fall
How digital networks and services bring the issues of archives out of the realm of institutions and into the lives of everyday users
Playing with the Book: Victorian Movable Picture Books and the Child Reader Playing with the Book Victorian Movable Picture Books and the Child Reader Hannah Field 2019 Spring
A beautifully illustrated exploration of how Victorian novelty picture books reshape the ways children read and interact with texts
Remain Remain Ioana B. Jucan, Jussi Parikka and Rebecca Schneider 2019 Spring
Engaging with remains and remainders of media cultures
Bad Film Histories: Ethnography and the Early Archive Bad Film Histories Ethnography and the Early Archive Katherine Groo 2019 Spring
A daring, deep investigation into ethnographic cinema that challenges standard ways of writing film history and breaks important new ground in understanding archives
Zoological Surrealism: The Nonhuman Cinema of Jean Painlevé Zoological Surrealism The Nonhuman Cinema of Jean Painlevé James Leo Cahill 2019 Spring
An archive-based, in-depth analysis of the surreal nature and science movies of the pioneering French filmmaker Jean Painlevé
Markets Markets Armin Beverungen, Philip Mirowski, Edward Nik-Khah and Jens Schröter 2019 Spring
A media theory of markets
The Art of Protest: Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Present, Second Edition The Art of Protest Culture and Activism from the Civil Rights Movement to the Present, Second Edition T. V. Reed 2019 Spring
A second edition of the classic introduction to arts in social movements, fully updated and now including Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, and new digital and social media forms of cultural resistance
Graphic Assembly: Montage, Media, and Experimental Architecture in the 1960s Graphic Assembly Montage, Media, and Experimental Architecture in the 1960s Craig Buckley 2018 Fall
An innovative look at the contribution of montage to twentieth-century architecture
DIA-LOGOS: Ramon Llull's Method of Thought and Artistic Practice DIA-LOGOS Ramon Llull's Method of Thought and Artistic Practice Amador Vega, Peter Weibel and Siegfried Zielinski, Editors 2018 Fall
The life and work of the outstanding Catalan-Majorcan philosopher, logician, and mystic Ramon Llull continues to fascinate thinkers, artists, and scholars worldwide
The Poem Electric: Technology and the American Lyric The Poem Electric Technology and the American Lyric Seth Perlow 2018 Fall
An enlightening examination of the relationship between poetry and the information technologies increasingly used to read and write it
Picturing the Postcard: A New Media Crisis at the Turn of the Century Picturing the Postcard A New Media Crisis at the Turn of the Century Monica Cure 2018 Fall
The first full-length study of a once revolutionary visual and linguistic medium
Pictures of Longing: Photography and the Norwegian–American Migration Pictures of Longing Photography and the Norwegian–American Migration Sigrid Lien 2018 Fall
Haunting and revealing photographs sent home by Norwegian immigrants in America as visual document and collective expression of the emigrant experience
Bad Environmentalism: Irony and Irreverence in the Ecological Age Bad Environmentalism Irony and Irreverence in the Ecological Age Nicole Seymour 2018 Fall
Traces a tradition of ironic and irreverent environmentalism, asking us to rethink the movement’s reputation for gloom and doom
The Robotic Imaginary: The Human and the Price of Dehumanized Labor The Robotic Imaginary The Human and the Price of Dehumanized Labor Jennifer Rhee 2018 Fall
Tracing the connections between human-like robots and AI at the site of dehumanization and exploited labor
The Sound of Things to Come: An Audible History of the Science Fiction Film The Sound of Things to Come An Audible History of the Science Fiction Film Trace Reddell 2018 Fall
A groundbreaking approach to sound in sci-fi films offers new ways of construing both sonic innovation and science fiction cinema
Scenarios II: Signs of Life; Even Dwarfs Started Small; Fata Morgana; Heart of Glass Scenarios II Signs of Life; Even Dwarfs Started Small; Fata Morgana; Heart of Glass Werner Herzog 2018 Fall
The second in a series: the master filmmaker’s prose scenarios for four of his notable films
Elements of a Philosophy of Technology: On the Evolutionary History of Culture Elements of a Philosophy of Technology On the Evolutionary History of Culture Ernst Kapp 2018 Fall
The first philosophy of technology, constructing humans as technological and technology as an underpinning of all culture
Pattern Discrimination Pattern Discrimination Clemens Apprich, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Florian Cramer and Hito Steyerl 2019 Spring
How do “human” prejudices reemerge in algorithmic cultures allegedly devised to be blind to them?
Critical Mass: Social Documentary in France from the Silent Era to the New Wave Critical Mass Social Documentary in France from the Silent Era to the New Wave Steven Ungar 2018 Fall
Thirty-five years of nonfiction films offer a unique lens on twentieth-century French social issues
The Undocumented Everyday: Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility The Undocumented Everyday Migrant Lives and the Politics of Visibility Rebecca M. Schreiber 2018 Spring
Examining how undocumented migrants are using film, video, and other documentary media to challenge surveillance, detention, and deportation
The Anime Ecology: A Genealogy of Television, Animation, and Game Media The Anime Ecology A Genealogy of Television, Animation, and Game Media Thomas Lamarre 2018 Spring
A major work destined to change how scholars and students look at television and animation
Archaeologies of Touch: Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing Archaeologies of Touch Interfacing with Haptics from Electricity to Computing David Parisi 2018 Spring
A material history of haptics technology that raises new questions about the relationship between touch and media
Movement, Action, Image, Montage: Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis Movement, Action, Image, Montage Sergei Eisenstein and the Cinema in Crisis Luka Arsenjuk 2018 Spring
A major new study of Sergei Eisenstein delivers fresh, in-depth analyses of the iconic filmmaker’s body of work
The Truth Is Always Grey: A History of Modernist Painting The Truth Is Always Grey A History of Modernist Painting Frances Guerin 2018 Spring
Changing how we look at and think about the color grey
A Capsule Aesthetic: Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art A Capsule Aesthetic Feminist Materialisms in New Media Art Kate Mondloch 2018 Spring
How new media art informed by feminism yields important and original insights about interacting with technologies
Making Things and Drawing Boundaries: Experiments in the Digital Humanities Making Things and Drawing Boundaries Experiments in the Digital Humanities Jentery Sayers, Editor 2017 Fall
A major new look at why art, digitization, and design are vital to “making” in the humanities
Scenarios: Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo Scenarios Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo Werner Herzog 2017 Fall
The first in a series: Urtexts of the quintessential early films of Werner Herzog
Brouhaha: Worlds of the Contemporary Brouhaha Worlds of the Contemporary Lionel Ruffel 2017 Spring
A rigorous inquiry into the question of the “contemporary” in an era of hypermediation and globalization
Of Walking in Ice: Munich–Paris, 23 November—14 December 1974 Of Walking in Ice Munich–Paris, 23 November—14 December 1974 Werner Herzog 2015 Spring
Filmmaker Werner Herzog’s remarkable account of his journey on foot from Munich to Paris

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