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Power and Progress on the Prairie: Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Power and Progress on the Prairie Governing People on Rosebud Reservation Thomas Biolsi 2018 Spring
A critical exploration of how modernity and progress were imposed on the people and land of rural South Dakota
With Stones in Our Hands: Writings on Muslims, Racism, and Empire With Stones in Our Hands Writings on Muslims, Racism, and Empire Sohail Daulatzai and Junaid Rana, Editors 2018 Spring
Bringing together scholars and activists, With Stones in Our Hands confronts the rampant anti-Muslim racism and imperialism across the globe today
The Right to Be Cold: One Woman’s Fight to Protect the Arctic and Save the Planet from Climate Change The Right to Be Cold One Woman’s Fight to Protect the Arctic and Save the Planet from Climate Change Sheila Watt-Cloutier 2018 Spring
A “courageous and revelatory memoir” (Naomi Klein) chronicling the life of the leading Indigenous climate change, cultural, and human rights advocate
Renew Orleans?: Globalized Development and Worker Resistance after Katrina Renew Orleans? Globalized Development and Worker Resistance after Katrina Aaron Schneider 2018 Spring
Urban development after disaster, the fading of black political clout, and the onset of gentrification
Globalized Authoritarianism: Megaprojects, Slums, and Class Relations in Urban Morocco Globalized Authoritarianism Megaprojects, Slums, and Class Relations in Urban Morocco Koenraad Bogaert 2018 Spring
A rich investigation into Morocco’s urban politics
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
Governance Feminism: An Introduction: An Introduction Governance Feminism: An Introduction An Introduction Janet Halley, Prabha Kotiswaran, Rachel Rebouché and Hila Shamir 2018 Spring
Describing and assessing feminist inroads into the state
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
Life: A Modern Invention Life A Modern Invention Davide Tarizzo 2017 Fall
A paradigm-shifting genealogy of biological life as metaphysical concept rather than a scientific category
Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity Black on Both Sides A Racial History of Trans Identity C. Riley Snorton 2017 Fall
Uncovering the overlapping histories of blackness and trans identity from the nineteenth century to the present day
Building Access: Universal Design and the Politics of Disability Building Access Universal Design and the Politics of Disability Aimi Hamraie 2017 Fall
Rich with archival images, the first critical history of the Universal Design movement
The River Is in Us: Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community The River Is in Us Fighting Toxics in a Mohawk Community Elizabeth Hoover 2017 Fall
The riveting story of the Mohawk community that fought back against the contamination of its lands
When the Hills Are Gone: Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community When the Hills Are Gone Frac Sand Mining and the Struggle for Community Thomas W. Pearson 2017 Fall
An overlooked part of fracking’s environmental impact becomes a window into the activists and industrial interests fighting for the future of energy production—and the fate of rural communities
Aspirational Fascism: The Struggle for Multifaceted Democracy under Trumpism Aspirational Fascism The Struggle for Multifaceted Democracy under Trumpism William E. Connolly 2017 Fall
Coming to terms with a new period of uncertainty when it is still replete with possibilities
Zombie Theory: A Reader Zombie Theory A Reader Sarah Juliet Lauro, Editor 2017 Fall
An interdisciplinary collection of the best international scholarship on zombies as the embodiment of anxieties, critiques, and desires
UW Struggle: When a State Attacks Its University UW Struggle When a State Attacks Its University Chuck Rybak 2018 Spring
A Wisconsin story that serves as a national warning
The Microbial State: Global Thriving and the Body Politic The Microbial State Global Thriving and the Body Politic Stefanie R. Fishel 2017 Fall
An innovative exploration of the metaphorical power of bodies on global politics and the potential for the planet’s future
Grounded Authority: The Algonquins of Barriere Lake against the State Grounded Authority The Algonquins of Barriere Lake against the State Shiri Pasternak 2017 Spring
A rare, in-depth critique of federal land claims policy in Canada
The Man Who Walked in Color The Man Who Walked in Color Georges Didi-Huberman 2017 Spring
A renowned art historian’s careful reading of the work of American artist James Turrell
Dreaming in Dark Times: Six Exercises in Political Thought Dreaming in Dark Times Six Exercises in Political Thought Sharon Sliwinski 2017 Spring
A political theory of dream-life
Anthropocene Feminism Anthropocene Feminism Richard Grusin, Editor 2017 Spring
A stunning experiment in thinking of the Anthropocene through feminism and queer theory
Matters of Care: Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds Matters of Care Speculative Ethics in More Than Human Worlds María Puig de la Bellacasa 2017 Spring
Challenging the view that caring is only human
The Anguish of Thought The Anguish of Thought Évelyne Grossman 2017 Spring
A groundbreaking inquiry into modernist thinkers, anxiety, and writing
Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin Miguel Abensour 2017 Spring
An insightful philosophical investigation and reading of the concept of utopia
Marxist Thought and the City Marxist Thought and the City Henri Lefebvre 2016 Fall
For the first time in English, Lefebvre’s essential work on how Marx and Engels conceptualized the development of the city
Being a Skull: Place, Contact, Thought, Sculpturesee Being a Skull Place, Contact, Thought, Sculpturesee Georges Didi-Huberman 2016 Fall
A renowned art historian’s exploration of the work of the Italian artist Giuseppe Penone
The Groove of the Poem: Reading Philippe Beck The Groove of the Poem Reading Philippe Beck Jacques Rancière 2016 Fall
A careful reading of one of France’s most important contemporary poets by one of today’s most engaging thinkers of aesthetics
Urban Policy in the Time of Obama Urban Policy in the Time of Obama James DeFilippis, Editor 2016 Fall
How presidential policies have served—or failed to serve—America’s cities
First Strike: Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles First Strike Educational Enclosures in Black Los Angeles Damien M. Sojoyner 2016 Fall
Challenging perceptions of schooling and prison through the lens of America’s most populous state
Didactic Poetries Didactic Poetries Philippe Beck 2016 Fall
The inaugural publication in English of one of France’s most important contemporary poets
Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers Past as Prologue Sohail Daulatzai 2016 Fall
A fresh, important intervention into understanding our post-9/11 world
A Curriculum of Fear: Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools A Curriculum of Fear Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools Nicole Nguyen 2016 Fall
Winner: American Association of Geographers Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography
Predator Empire: Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance Predator Empire Drone Warfare and Full Spectrum Dominance Ian G. R. Shaw 2016 Fall
How a brave new world of robotic surveillance is reshaping the state, society, and our very humanity
Foucault in Iran: Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment Foucault in Iran Islamic Revolution after the Enlightenment Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi 2016 Fall
A groundbreaking reassessment of Foucault’s writings on one of the greatest political upheavals of our time
The Anarchist Roots of Geography: Toward Spatial Emancipation The Anarchist Roots of Geography Toward Spatial Emancipation Simon Springer 2016 Fall
A passionate plea for radical geographers to abandon Karl Marx and embrace anarchism
The Uberfication of the University The Uberfication of the University Gary Hall 2016 Fall
The contemporary university’s implications for the future organization of labor
Grafts Grafts Michael Marder 2016 Fall
A vital call for the cross-pollination of philosophy and plant sciences
Holidays in the Danger Zone: Entanglements of War and Tourism Holidays in the Danger Zone Entanglements of War and Tourism Debbie Lisle 2016 Fall
A timely and uniquely historical look at how war turns soldiers, and all of us, into tourists
Philosophy of Language Philosophy of Language Vilém Flusser 2016 Fall
Exploring language from an ontological perspective
Archaeology of Algorithmic Artefacts Archaeology of Algorithmic Artefacts David Link 2016 Spring
Unearthing the cumulus of transient technologies that underlie the fabric of contemporary society
Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent Sex and Harm in the Age of Consent Joseph J. Fischel 2016 Spring
Exposing the fault lines underlying our regulation of sex
Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016 Debates in the Digital Humanities 2016 Matthew K. Gold and Lauren F. Klein, Editors 2016 Spring
If the publication of Debates in the Digital Humanities in 2012 marked the “digital humanities moment,” this book—the first in a series of annual volumes—will chart the possibilities and tensions of the field as it grows.
On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects On the Mode of Existence of Technical Objects Gilbert Simondon 2016 Spring
A groundbreaking study on the universe of technical objects by one of France’s most important thinkers of the second half of the twentieth century.
DIY Detroit: Making Do in a City without Services DIY Detroit Making Do in a City without Services Kimberley Kinder 2016 Spring
When public services fail, neighbors step in to keep a city alive
Building Dignified Worlds: Geographies of Collective Action Building Dignified Worlds Geographies of Collective Action Gerda Roelvink 2016 Spring
Long before the Occupy movement, contemporary collectives have been constructing surprising alternative economies
Making Things International 2: Catalysts and Reactions Making Things International 2 Catalysts and Reactions Mark B. Salter, Editor 2016 Spring
Comprehending the political impacts of globalization requires new tools and new ways of thinking
A Love of UIQ A Love of UIQ Félix Guattari 2016 Spring
An exciting attempt by one of France’s best-known thinkers wherein he explores his thought through cinematic narrative.
Desis Divided: The Political Lives of South Asian Americans Desis Divided The Political Lives of South Asian Americans Sangay K. Mishra 2016 Spring
From taxi drivers to CEOs and Indian American governors Haley and Jindal—how distinctions strain solidarity in the politics of South Asian (or Desi) Americans
Desert Dreamers Desert Dreamers Barbara Glowczewski 2016 Spring
An ethnographic adventure exploring the Warlpiri and their cultural practices of “the dreaming” in relation to their societal laws, ritual art, and connection with the cosmos
Freegans: Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America Freegans Diving into the Wealth of Food Waste in America Alex V. Barnard 2016 Spring
Freegans, who try to live on what we throw away, reveal the limits of capitalism but also the limits of consumer activism in changing it
Unconditional Equality: Gandhi's Religion of Resistance Unconditional Equality Gandhi's Religion of Resistance Ajay Skaria 2016 Spring
The first book on Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy to be informed by postcolonialism
Elemental Ecocriticism: Thinking with Earth, Air, Water, and Fire Elemental Ecocriticism Thinking with Earth, Air, Water, and Fire Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert, Editors 2015 Fall
Brings to ecotheory and the environmental humanities the challenges and possibilities offered by thinking in elemental terms
Militarizing the Environment: Climate Change and the Security State Militarizing the Environment Climate Change and the Security State Robert P. Marzec 2016 Spring
How ideas of coexisting with the planet are being replaced by a militarized vision of adaptation
The Different Modes of Existence The Different Modes of Existence Etienne Souriau 2015 Fall
Exploring the aesthetic depths of the various modes of existence by one of France’s most heralded but forgotten thinkers of existential pluralism
The Beginning and End of Rape: Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America The Beginning and End of Rape Confronting Sexual Violence in Native America Sarah Deer 2015 Fall
How to address widespread violence against Native women—practically, theoretically, and legally—from the foremost advocate for understanding and change
Cartography of Exhaustion: Nihilism Inside Out Cartography of Exhaustion Nihilism Inside Out Peter Pál Pelbart 2015 Fall
A meditation on the possibility of fighting off the exhaustion of our contemporary age of communicative and connective excess
Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America Border Walls Gone Green Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America John Hultgren 2015 Fall
Why anti-immigration environmentalists need to reconsider their motives
All Thoughts Are Equal: Laruelle and Nonhuman Philosophy All Thoughts Are Equal Laruelle and Nonhuman Philosophy John Ó Maoilearca 2015 Fall
A much-needed illumination of the “non-philosophy” of François Laruelle
Civil Resistance: Comparative Perspectives on Nonviolent Struggle Civil Resistance Comparative Perspectives on Nonviolent Struggle Kurt Schock, Editor 2015 Fall
A much-needed cross-disciplinary survey of the most recent scholarship on nonviolent resistance
ABC of Impossibility ABC of Impossibility Simon Critchley 2015 Fall
An experimental text of para-philosophical fragments working toward a poetic ontology
Cosmic Pessimism Cosmic Pessimism Eugene Thacker 2015 Fall
“A philosophy exists between the axiom and the sigh. Pessimism is the wavering, the hovering.”
Leverage of the Weak: Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea Leverage of the Weak Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea Hwa-Jen Liu 2015 Fall
Why do social movements appear at different times in a nation’s development?
Mad Like Artaud Mad Like Artaud Sylvère Lotringer 2015 Spring
Exploring madness, in and around the work of Antonin Artaud
Making Things International 1: Circuits and Motion Making Things International 1 Circuits and Motion Mark B. Salter, Editor 2015 Spring
Considering the movements of things expands our notions of globalization
Stone: An Ecology of the Inhuman Stone An Ecology of the Inhuman Jeffrey Jerome Cohen 2015 Spring
A beautifully written account of stone’s intimacy to what it means to be human
Making Other Worlds Possible: Performing Diverse Economies Making Other Worlds Possible Performing Diverse Economies Gerda Roelvink, Kevin St. Martin and J. K. Gibson-Graham, Editors 2015 Spring
Rethinking economy to produce resilient communities
The Capacity Contract: Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship The Capacity Contract Intellectual Disability and the Question of Citizenship Stacy Clifford Simplican 2015 Spring
An unprecedented look at democratic theory’s disability exclusion and today’s self-advocacy movement
The Intellective Space: Thinking beyond Cognition The Intellective Space Thinking beyond Cognition Laurent Dubreuil 2015 Spring
A daring exploration of the space between language and thought
The Nonhuman Turn The Nonhuman Turn Richard Grusin, Editor 2015 Spring
A groundbreaking work introducing a new series in twenty-first-century studies
Machinic Eros: Writings on Japan Machinic Eros Writings on Japan Félix Guattari Gary Genosko and Jay Hetrick, Editors 2015 Spring
Félix Guattari’s encounter with the “machinic eros” of Japanese culture in the 1980s
Counting Species: Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics Counting Species Biodiversity in Global Environmental Politics Rafi Youatt 2015 Spring
How has the idea of biodiversity reconstructed political realities?
No Speed Limit: Three Essays on Accelerationism No Speed Limit Three Essays on Accelerationism Steven Shaviro 2015 Spring
Proposes a vision of survival and flourishing in the face of economic and environmental catastrophe
The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade The Deadly Life of Logistics Mapping Violence in Global Trade Deborah Cowen 2014 Fall
A genealogy of logistics, tracing the link between markets and militaries, territory and government
Red Skin, White Masks: Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition Red Skin, White Masks Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition Glen Sean Coulthard 2014 Fall
Fundamentally questions prevailing ideas of settler colonialization and Indigenous resistance
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
The Ethos of Pluralization The Ethos of Pluralization William E. Connolly 1995 Fall
A skeptical examination of the inclusiveness of pluralism.
Ten Theses for an Aesthetics of Politics Ten Theses for an Aesthetics of Politics Davide Panagia 2016 Fall
Reckoning the unsettled relationship between aesthetics and politics