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Assembly by Design: The United Nations and Its Global Interior Assembly by Design The United Nations and Its Global Interior Olga Touloumi 2024 Spring
How the United Nations headquarters became the architectural instrument and broadcast medium of global diplomacy
Good Pictures Are a Strong Weapon: Laura Gilpin, Queerness, and Navajo Sovereignty Good Pictures Are a Strong Weapon Laura Gilpin, Queerness, and Navajo Sovereignty Louise Siddons 2024 Spring
What are the limits of political solidarity, and how can visual culture contribute to social change?
Chris Marker: Early Film Writings Chris Marker Early Film Writings Chris Marker 2024 Spring
Formative writings by French avant-garde filmmaker Chris Marker
Interactive Cinema: The Ambiguous Ethics of Media Participation Interactive Cinema The Ambiguous Ethics of Media Participation Marina Hassapopoulou 2024 Spring
Connecting interactive cinema to media ethics and global citizenship
Microbial Resolution: Visualization and Security in the War against Emerging Microbes Microbial Resolution Visualization and Security in the War against Emerging Microbes Gloria Chan-Sook Kim 2024 Spring
Why the global health project to avert emerging microbes continually fails
Stardust: Cinematic Archives at the End of the World Stardust Cinematic Archives at the End of the World Hannah Goodwin 2024 Spring
An exploration of the fundamental bond between cinema and the cosmos
The Flesh of Animation: Bodily Sensations in Film and Digital Media The Flesh of Animation Bodily Sensations in Film and Digital Media Sandra Annett 2024 Spring
How animation can reconnect us with bodily experiences
Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words Tove Jansson Life, Art, Words Boel Westin 2024 Spring
An in-depth, perceptive account of the unconventional life of the Moomins’ beloved creator, now available in the United States
Architecture against Democracy: Histories of the Nationalist International Architecture against Democracy Histories of the Nationalist International Reinhold Martin and Claire Zimmerman, Editors 2024 Spring
Examining architecture’s foundational role in the repression of democracy
The Harlequin Eaters: From Food Scraps to Modernism in Nineteenth-Century France The Harlequin Eaters From Food Scraps to Modernism in Nineteenth-Century France Janet Beizer 2024 Spring
How representations of the preparation, sale, and consumption of leftovers in nineteenth-century urban France link socioeconomic and aesthetic history
Grace & Grit: A History of Ballet in Minnesota Grace & Grit A History of Ballet in Minnesota Georgia Finnegan 2022 Fall
A complete history of ballet in Minnesota by a professional dancer and creative force in the Twin Cities artistic community
Anime's Knowledge Cultures: Geek, Otaku, Zhai Anime's Knowledge Cultures Geek, Otaku, Zhai Jinying Li 2024 Spring
Unlocking the technosocial implications of global geek cultures
Producing Sovereignty: The Rise of Indigenous Media in Canada Producing Sovereignty The Rise of Indigenous Media in Canada Karrmen Crey 2024 Spring
Exploring how Indigenous media has flourished across Canada from the 1990s to the present
Solar Adobe: Energy, Ecology, and Earthen Architecture Solar Adobe Energy, Ecology, and Earthen Architecture Albert Narath 2024 Spring
How a centuries-old architectural tradition reemerged as a potential solution to the political and environmental crises of the 1970s
On the Appearance of the World: A Future for Aesthetics in Architecture On the Appearance of the World A Future for Aesthetics in Architecture Mark Foster Gage 2024 Spring
How can architecture develop better aesthetic directions for the twenty-first-century built environment?
Horror in Architecture: The Reanimated Edition Horror in Architecture The Reanimated Edition Joshua Comaroff and Ong Ker-Shing 2023 Fall
A new edition of this extensive visual analysis of horror tropes and their architectural analogues
Dreaming Our Futures: Ojibwe and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Artists and Knowledge Keepers Dreaming Our Futures Ojibwe and Očhéthi Šakówiŋ Artists and Knowledge Keepers Brenda J. Child and Howard Oransky, Editors 2023 Fall
A beautiful collection of the art and life stories of regional Native painters
This Is Not My World: Art and Public Space in Socialist Zagreb This Is Not My World Art and Public Space in Socialist Zagreb Adair Rounthwaite 2024 Spring
A close-up history of the Yugoslav artists who broke down the boundaries between public and private
Livestreaming: An Aesthetics and Ethics of Technical Encounter Livestreaming An Aesthetics and Ethics of Technical Encounter EL Putnam 2024 Spring
An inquiry into how livestreaming can help us meaningfully connect
Cinema Is the Strongest Weapon: Race-Making and Resistance in Fascist Italy Cinema Is the Strongest Weapon Race-Making and Resistance in Fascist Italy Lorenzo Fabbri 2023 Fall
A deep dive into Italian cinema under Mussolini’s regime and the filmmakers who used it as a means of antifascist resistance
What We Teach When We Teach DH: Digital Humanities in the Classroom What We Teach When We Teach DH Digital Humanities in the Classroom Brian Croxall and Diane K. Jakacki, Editors 2023 Fall
Exploring how DH shapes and is in turn shaped by the classroom
Queer Networks: Ray Johnson’s Correspondence Art Queer Networks Ray Johnson’s Correspondence Art Miriam Kienle 2023 Fall
How the queer correspondence art of Ray Johnson disrupted art world conventions and anticipated today’s highly networked culture
The Switch: An Off and On History of Digital Humans The Switch An Off and On History of Digital Humans Jason Puskar 2023 Fall
From the telegraph to the touchscreen, how the development of binary switching transformed everyday life and changed the shape of human agency
Estado Vegetal: Performance and Plant-Thinking Estado Vegetal Performance and Plant-Thinking Giovanni Aloi, Editor 2023 Fall
Interdisciplinary essays on Manuela Infante’s award-winning play explore the relationship between critical plant studies and performance art in the Anthropocene
The New American War Film The New American War Film Robert Burgoyne 2023 Fall
A look at how post-9/11 cinema captures the new face of war in the twenty-first century
In Visible Archives: Queer and Feminist Visual Culture in the 1980s In Visible Archives Queer and Feminist Visual Culture in the 1980s Margaret Galvan 2023 Fall
Analyzing how 1980s visual culture provided a vital space for women artists to theorize and visualize their own bodies and sexualities
The Affect Lab: The History and Limits of Measuring Emotion The Affect Lab The History and Limits of Measuring Emotion Grant Bollmer 2023 Fall
Examines how our understanding of emotion is shaped by the devices we use to measure it
Asians on Demand: Mediating Race in Video Art and Activism Asians on Demand Mediating Race in Video Art and Activism Feng-Mei Heberer 2023 Fall
Does media representation advance racial justice?
The Shape of Utopia: The Architecture of Radical Reform in Nineteenth-Century America The Shape of Utopia The Architecture of Radical Reform in Nineteenth-Century America Irene Cheng 2023 Fall
How nineteenth-century social reformers devised a new set of radical blueprints for society
Fantasies of Precision: American Modern Art, 1908–1947 Fantasies of Precision American Modern Art, 1908–1947 Ashley Lazevnick 2023 Spring
Redefining the artistic movement that helped shape American modernism
Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023 Debates in the Digital Humanities 2023 Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Editors 2023 Spring
A cutting-edge view of the digital humanities at a time of global pandemic, catastrophe, and uncertainty
Nothing Permanent: Modern Architecture in California Nothing Permanent Modern Architecture in California Todd Cronan 2023 Spring
A critical look at the competing motivations behind one of modern architecture’s most widely known and misunderstood movements
Noah’s Arkive Noah’s Arkive Jeffrey J. Cohen and Julian Yates 2023 Spring
A timely rethinking of the archetypal story of Noah, the great flood, and who was left behind as the waters rose
Operational Images: From the Visual to the Invisual Operational Images From the Visual to the Invisual Jussi Parikka 2023 Spring
An in-depth look into the transformation of visual culture and digital aesthetics
Latin Art in Minnesota: Conversations and What’s Next Latin Art in Minnesota Conversations and What’s Next William G. Franklin, Editor 2023 Spring
A richly illustrated and personal presentation of the lives and careers of twelve Latin American artists in Minnesota
Rough Metaphysics: The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Rough Metaphysics The Speculative Thought and Mediumship of Jane Roberts Peter Skafish 2023 Spring
A powerful case for why anthropology should study outsiders of thought and their speculative ideas
The Comic Self: Toward Dispossession The Comic Self Toward Dispossession Timothy C. Campbell and Grant Farred 2023 Spring
A provocative and unconventional call to dispossess the self of itself
Subsurface Subsurface Karen Pinkus 2023 Spring
A bold new consideration of climate change between narratives of the Earth’s layers and policy of the present
Inside the Spiral: The Passions of Robert Smithson Inside the Spiral The Passions of Robert Smithson Suzaan Boettger 2023 Spring
An expansive and revelatory study of Robert Smithson’s life and the hidden influences on his iconic creations
Betting on Macau: Casino Capitalism and China’s Consumer Revolution Betting on Macau Casino Capitalism and China’s Consumer Revolution Tim Simpson 2023 Spring
A comprehensive look into how Macau’s recent decades of gambling-related growth produced one of the wealthiest territories on the planet
The Birth of Computer Vision The Birth of Computer Vision James E. Dobson 2023 Spring
A revealing genealogy of image-recognition techniques and technologies
The Frankfurt School in Exile The Frankfurt School in Exile Thomas Wheatland 2023 Spring
An examination of the influence of German intellectuals on postwar American thought
The Environmental Unconscious: Ecological Poetics from Spenser to Milton The Environmental Unconscious Ecological Poetics from Spenser to Milton Steven Swarbrick 2023 Spring
Bringing psychoanalysis to bear on the diagnosis of ecological crisis
Making Sense in Common: A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Making Sense in Common A Reading of Whitehead in Times of Collapse Isabelle Stengers 2023 Spring
A leading philosopher seeks to recover “common sense” as a meeting place to reconcile science and philosophy
From Lapland to Sápmi: Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture From Lapland to Sápmi Collecting and Returning Sámi Craft and Culture Barbara Sjoholm 2023 Spring
A cultural history of Sápmi and the Nordic countries as told through objects and artifacts
The Lichen Museum The Lichen Museum A. Laurie Palmer 2023 Spring
A radical proposal for how a tiny organism can transform our understanding of human relations
Chinese Film: Realism and Convention from the Silent Era to the Digital Age Chinese Film Realism and Convention from the Silent Era to the Digital Age Jason McGrath 2022 Fall
A tour de force chronicling the development of realism in Chinese cinema
The New Real: Media and Mimesis in Japan from Stereographs to Emoji The New Real Media and Mimesis in Japan from Stereographs to Emoji Jonathan E. Abel 2022 Fall
Unlocking a vital understanding of how literary studies and media studies overlap and are bound together
A Theory of Assembly: From Museums to Memes A Theory of Assembly From Museums to Memes Kyle Parry 2022 Fall
A vital reckoning with how we understand the basic categories of cultural expression in the digital era
The Architecture of Disability: Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access The Architecture of Disability Buildings, Cities, and Landscapes beyond Access David Gissen 2022 Fall
A radical critique of architecture that places disability at the heart of the built environment
A Tender Spirit, A Vital Form: Arlene Burke-Morgan & Clarence Morgan A Tender Spirit, A Vital Form Arlene Burke-Morgan & Clarence Morgan Howard Oransky, Editor 2023 Spring
A beautifully illustrated review of the deeply connected lives and careers of this prominent Minneapolis African American artist-couple
Dancing Indigenous Worlds: Choreographies of Relation Dancing Indigenous Worlds Choreographies of Relation Jacqueline Shea Murphy 2022 Fall
The vital role of dance in enacting the embodied experiences of Indigenous peoples
Italian Political Cinema: Figures of the Long ’68 Italian Political Cinema Figures of the Long ’68 Mauro Resmini 2022 Fall
An exploration of how film has made legible the Italian long ’68 as a moment of crisis and transition
The Mandorla Letters: for the hopeful The Mandorla Letters for the hopeful Nicole Mitchell Gantt 2022 Fall
Afrofuturist memoir on jazz, collaboration, and the search for collective well-being
Endless Intervals: Cinema, Psychology, and Semiotechnics around 1900 Endless Intervals Cinema, Psychology, and Semiotechnics around 1900 Jeffrey West Kirkwood 2022 Fall
Revealing cinema’s place in the coevolution of media technology and the human
Arte Programmata: Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy Arte Programmata Freedom, Control, and the Computer in 1960s Italy Lindsay Caplan 2022 Fall
Tracing the evolution of the Italian avant-garde’s pioneering experiments with art and technology and their subversion of freedom and control
By the Fire: Sami Folktales and Legends By the Fire Sami Folktales and Legends Emilie Demant Hatt 2022 Fall
The first English publication of Sami folktales from Scandinavia collected and illustrated in the early twentieth century
Iron Curtain Journals: January–May 1965 Iron Curtain Journals January–May 1965 Allen Ginsberg 2022 Fall
The first of three in a series of Ginsberg’s unpublished travel journals
South American Journals: January–July 1960 South American Journals January–July 1960 Allen Ginsberg 2022 Fall
The great Beat poet’s observations, reflections, poetry, and mind-expanding explorations while traveling through South America
The Fall of America Journals, 1965-1971 The Fall of America Journals, 1965-1971 Allen Ginsberg 2022 Fall
An autobiographical journey through America in the turbulent 1960s—the essential backstory to Ginsberg’s National Book Award–winning volume of poetry
Architecture of Life: Soviet Modernism and the Human Sciences Architecture of Life Soviet Modernism and the Human Sciences Alla Vronskaya 2022 Spring
Explores how Soviet architects reimagined the built environment through the principles of the human sciences
On the Wandering Paths On the Wandering Paths Sylvain Tesson 2022 Spring
A walking journey through France’s vast interior becomes a meditation on both personal recovery and the role of history in the present—more than 425,000 copies sold in France
Architecture and Objects Architecture and Objects Graham Harman 2022 Spring
Thinking through object-oriented ontology—and the work of architects such as Rem Koolhaas and Zaha Hadid—to explore new concepts of the relationship between form and function
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
Tsuchi: Earthy Materials in Contemporary Japanese Art Tsuchi Earthy Materials in Contemporary Japanese Art Bert Winther-Tamaki 2022 Spring
An examination of Japanese contemporary art through the lens of ecocriticism and environmental history
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
My Life in the Purple Kingdom My Life in the Purple Kingdom BrownMark 2022 Spring
From the young Black teenager who built a bass guitar in woodshop to the musician building a solo career with Motown Records—Prince’s bassist BrownMark on growing up in Minneapolis, joining Prince and The Revolution, and his life in the purple kingdom
The Cyclist and His Shadow: A Memoir The Cyclist and His Shadow A Memoir Olivier Haralambon 2022 Spring
A philosopher and former racing cyclist examines how competitive riders lose their sense of self as they pursue perfect motion and mastery over pain
The Owls Are Not What They Seem: Artist as Ethologist The Owls Are Not What They Seem Artist as Ethologist Arnaud Gerspacher 2022 Fall
Toward a posthumanist art and ethology
The Lab Book: Situated Practices in Media Studies The Lab Book Situated Practices in Media Studies Darren Wershler, Lori Emerson and Jussi Parikka 2021 Fall
An important new approach to the study of laboratories, presenting a practical method for understanding labs in all walks of life
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
Life in Plastic: Artistic Responses to Petromodernity Life in Plastic Artistic Responses to Petromodernity Caren Irr, Editor 2021 Fall
A vital contribution to environmental humanities that explores artistic responses to the plastic age
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
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
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
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?
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
Reconstructing the Garrick: Adler & Sullivan’s Lost Masterpiece Reconstructing the Garrick Adler & Sullivan’s Lost Masterpiece John Vinci, Editor 2021 Fall
A beautifully designed and lavishly illustrated biography of one of Chicago’s greatest lost buildings
Envisioning Evil: “The Nazi Drawings” by Mauricio Lasansky Envisioning Evil “The Nazi Drawings” by Mauricio Lasansky Rachel McGarry 2021 Fall
The definitive study of this powerful series of drawings by the influential artist
Louis Sullivan’s Idea Louis Sullivan’s Idea Tim Samuelson 2021 Fall
A visual compendium revealing the philosophy and life of America’s renowned architect
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
Assuming the Ecosexual Position: The Earth as Lover Assuming the Ecosexual Position The Earth as Lover Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens 2021 Spring
The story of the artistic collaboration between the originators of the ecosex movement, their diverse communities, and the Earth