Book Sale: Theory

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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All books below are 40% off using code MN88670. Code expires May 1, 2022.

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Side Affects: On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Side Affects On Being Trans and Feeling Bad Hil Malatino 2022 Spring
How the “bad feelings” of trans experience inform trans survival and flourishing
Cacaphonies: The Excremental Canon of French Literature Cacaphonies The Excremental Canon of French Literature Annabel L. Kim 2022 Spring
Exploring why there is so much fecal matter in literary works that matter
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
Insecurity Insecurity Richard Grusin, Editor 2022 Spring
Investigating insecurity as the predominant logic of life in the present moment
The Poetics of Cruising: Queer Visual Culture from Whitman to Grindr The Poetics of Cruising Queer Visual Culture from Whitman to Grindr 2022 Spring
A groundbreaking new history of urban cruising through the lenses of urban poets
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
The World Is Gone: Philosophy in Light of the Pandemic The World Is Gone Philosophy in Light of the Pandemic Gregg Lambert 2022 Spring
Exploring the existential implications of the Covid-19 crisis through meditations
Scale Theory: A Nondisciplinary Inquiry Scale Theory A Nondisciplinary Inquiry Joshua DiCaglio 2021 Fall
A pioneering call for a new understanding of scale across the humanities
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
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
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 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 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
Curiosity and Power: The Politics of Inquiry Curiosity and Power The Politics of Inquiry Perry Zurn 2021 Spring
A trailblazing exploration of the political stakes of curiosity
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
Capture: American Pursuits and the Making of a New Animal Condition Capture American Pursuits and the Making of a New Animal Condition Antoine Traisnel 2020 Fall
Reading canonical works of the nineteenth century through the modern transformation of human–animal relations
Trans Care Trans Care Hil Malatino 2020 Fall
A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care
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
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
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
Schizogenesis: The Art of Rosemarie Trockel Schizogenesis The Art of Rosemarie Trockel Katherine Guinness 2019 Fall
A deep analysis of an enigmatic artist whose oeuvre opens new spaces for understanding feminism, the body, and identity
Aesthesis and Perceptronium: On the Entanglement of Sensation, Cognition, and Matter Aesthesis and Perceptronium On the Entanglement of Sensation, Cognition, and Matter Alexander Wilson 2019 Fall
A new speculative ontology of aesthetics
Bleak Joys: Aesthetics of Ecology and Impossibility Bleak Joys Aesthetics of Ecology and Impossibility Matthew Fuller and Olga Goriunova 2019 Fall
A philosophical and cultural distillation of the bleak joys in today’s ambivalent ecologies and patterns of life
Spoiler Alert: A Critical Guide Spoiler Alert A Critical Guide Aaron Jaffe 2020 Spring
All of this information at our fingertips—and we might not need any of it
Discourse, Figure Discourse, Figure Jean-François Lyotard 2020 Spring
Lyotard’s earliest major work, available in English for the first time
An Ecotopian Lexicon An Ecotopian Lexicon Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Brent Ryan Bellamy, Editors 2019 Fall
Presents thirty novel terms that do not yet exist in English to envision ways of responding to the environmental challenges of our generation
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
Vital Forms: Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Vital Forms Biological Art, Architecture, and the Dependencies of Life Jennifer Johung 2019 Fall
Shows how the intersection of biotech, art, and architecture are transforming the world we live in
Medical Technics Medical Technics Don Ihde 2020 Spring
A personal account of the aging body and advanced technologies by a preeminent philosopher of technology
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
Anti-Electra: The Radical Totem of the Girl Anti-Electra The Radical Totem of the Girl Elisabeth von Samsonow 2019 Spring
A close examination of the relationship between media, art, and the “Electra complex”
Break Up the Anthropocene Break Up the Anthropocene Steve Mentz 2019 Fall
Takes the singular eco-catastrophic “Age of Man” and redefines this epoch
Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019 Debates in the Digital Humanities 2019 Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Editors 2019 Spring
The latest installment of a digital humanities bellwether
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
The Tomb of the Artisan God: On Plato’s Timaeus The Tomb of the Artisan God On Plato’s Timaeus Serge Margel 2019 Spring
A far-reaching reinterpretation of Plato’s Timaeus and its engagement with time, eternity, body, and soul that in its original French edition profoundly influenced Derrida
Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities Bodies of Information Intersectional Feminism and Digital Humanities Elizabeth Losh and Jacqueline Wernimont, Editors 2018 Fall
A wide-ranging, interconnected anthology presents a diversity of feminist contributions to digital humanities
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
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
Outsider Theory: Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas Outsider Theory Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas Jonathan P. Eburne 2018 Fall
A vital and timely reminder that modern life owes as much to outlandish thinking as to dominant ideologies
99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value: A Postcapitalist Manifesto 99 Theses on the Revaluation of Value A Postcapitalist Manifesto Brian Massumi 2018 Fall
A speculative exploration of value, emphasizing practical experimentation in its future forms
Survival of the Fireflies Survival of the Fireflies Georges Didi-Huberman 2018 Fall
Seeking out the minor lights of friendship in a time of fascism
After Extinction After Extinction Richard Grusin, Editor 2018 Spring
A multidisciplinary exploration of extinction and what comes next
The End of Man: A Feminist Counterapocalypse The End of Man A Feminist Counterapocalypse Joanna Zylinska 2018 Spring
Debugging the Anthropocene’s insistence on apocalyptic tropes
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
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
Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World Hyperobjects Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World Timothy Morton 2013 Fall
The world as we know it has already come to an end

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