Arts and Humanities Sale: Posthumanities Series

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2023 annual meeting of the Modern Language Association. Books on sale, info on University of Minnesota Press, and more.

BOOKS ON SALE

All books below are 40% off using code MNMLA23. Code expires March 1, 2023.

BROWSE BOOKS:

PHILOSOPHY    //    THEORY    //    SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ENVIRONMENT    //    LITERARY CRITICISM    //    GENDER AND SEXUALITY    //    RACE

NEW LITERATURE    //    NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES    //    EDUCATION

ART AND ART HISTORY    //    ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN    //    MEDIA STUDIES

DIGITAL CULTURE    //    FILM    //    DISABILITY STUDIES    //    ANIMAL STUDIES

PSYCHEDELIC STORIES    //    DRAMA AND PERFORMANCE

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BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

 

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
Clang Clang Jacques Derrida 2020 Fall
A new translation of Derrida’s groundbreaking juxtaposition of Hegel and Genet, forcing two incompatible discourses into dialogue with each other
Prosthesis Prosthesis David Wills 2021 Spring
An examination of the presumed opposition between the natural human body and artificial inanimate objects
Molecular Capture: The Animation of Biology Molecular Capture The Animation of Biology Adam Nocek 2021 Spring
How computer animation technologies became vital visualization tools in the life sciences
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
Radioactive Ghosts Radioactive Ghosts Gabriele Schwab 2020 Fall
A pioneering examination of nuclear trauma, the continuing and new nuclear peril, and the subjectivities they generate
Gaian Systems: Lynn Margulis, Neocybernetics, and the End of the Anthropocene Gaian Systems Lynn Margulis, Neocybernetics, and the End of the Anthropocene Bruce Clarke 2020 Fall
A groundbreaking look at Gaia theory’s intersections with neocybernetic systems theory
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
The Elements of Foucault The Elements of Foucault Gregg Lambert 2020 Spring
A new conceptual diagram of Foucault’s original vision of the biopolitical order
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
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
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
Anthropocene Poetics: Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones, and Extinction Anthropocene Poetics Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones, and Extinction David Farrier 2019 Spring
How poetry can help us think about and live in the Anthropocene by reframing our intimate relationship with geological time
Biology in the Grid: Graphic Design and the Envisioning of Life Biology in the Grid Graphic Design and the Envisioning of Life Phillip Thurtle 2018 Fall
How grids paved the way for our biological understanding of organisms
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
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
Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast: A Multispecies Impression Of Sheep, Oranges, and Yeast A Multispecies Impression Julian Yates 2017 Spring
Refocusing our lens on literature and history to lives beyond the human
What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions? Vinciane Despret 2016 Spring
A provocative challenge to the marginalization of “humanlike” aspects of animal life
Manifestly Haraway Manifestly Haraway Donna J. Haraway 2016 Spring
Breaking down the binaries: two manifestos and a conversation on dogs and cyborgs, the implosion of technology, and human and nonhuman beings
The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism The Universe of Things On Speculative Realism Steven Shaviro 2014 Fall
An up-to-the-moment critique of a recent turn in philosophical thought
Cinders Cinders Jacques Derrida 2014 Spring
A haunting work of poetic self-analysis that finds in the fragility and resilience of ashes a paradigm for the relation of language to the living and the dead
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
Vampyroteuthis Infernalis: A Treatise, with a Report by the Institut Scientifique de Recherche Paranaturaliste Vampyroteuthis Infernalis A Treatise, with a Report by the Institut Scientifique de Recherche Paranaturaliste Vilém Flusser and Louis Bec 2012 Fall
Pondering the human condition while examining the vampire squid from hell
Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s Like to Be a Thing Alien Phenomenology, or What It’s Like to Be a Thing Ian Bogost 2012 Spring
A bold new metaphysics that explores how all things—from atoms to green chiles, cotton to computers—interact with, perceive, and experience one another
Cosmopolitics II Cosmopolitics II Isabelle Stengers 2011 Fall
A sweeping inquiry that critiques modern science’s claims of objectivity, rationality, and truth
A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans: with A Theory of Meaning A Foray into the Worlds of Animals and Humans with A Theory of Meaning Jakob von Uexküll 2010 Fall
The influential work of speculative biology—and a key document in posthumanist studies—now available in a new, accurate English translation
Cosmopolitics I Cosmopolitics I Isabelle Stengers 2010 Spring
A sweeping critique of the role and authority of modern science in contemporary society
What Is Posthumanism? What Is Posthumanism? Cary Wolfe 2009 Fall
Beyond humanism and anthropocentrism
When Species Meet When Species Meet Donna J. Haraway 2007 Fall
Whom do we touch when we touch a dog? How does this touch shape our multispecies world?