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Movies under the Influence Movies under the Influence Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece 2024 Spring
A cultural history of the enduring relationship between film spectatorship and intoxicating substances
F. Scott Fitzgerald: A Composite Biography F. Scott Fitzgerald A Composite Biography Niklas Salmose and David Rennie, Editors 2023 Fall
A comprehensive study of the life of F. Scott Fitzgerald, related in two-year chapters by twenty-three leading writers on the Jazz Age author
Reading Autobiography Now: An Updated Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives, Third Edition Reading Autobiography Now An Updated Guide for Interpreting Life Narratives, Third Edition Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson 2024 Spring
A user-friendly guide to reading, writing, and theorizing autobiographical texts and practices for students, scholars, and practitioners of life narrative
Distracted: A Philosophy of Cars and Phones Distracted A Philosophy of Cars and Phones Robert Rosenberger 2024 Spring
Applying insights from philosophy and cognitive science to address the urgent issue of smartphone-induced distracted driving
The Rage of Replacement: Far Right Politics and Demographic Fear The Rage of Replacement Far Right Politics and Demographic Fear Michael Feola 2024 Spring
Tracing how the “Great Replacement” narrative has shaped far right extremism and propelled its dangerous political projects and acts of violence
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
Perennial Ceremony: Lessons and Gifts from a Dakota Garden Perennial Ceremony Lessons and Gifts from a Dakota Garden Teresa R. Peterson 2024 Spring
Travel through a garden’s seasons toward healing, reclamation, and wholeness—for us, and for our beloved relative, the Earth
A Private Wilderness: The Journals of Sigurd F. Olson A Private Wilderness The Journals of Sigurd F. Olson Sigurd F. Olson 2024 Spring
The personal diaries of one of America’s best-loved naturalists, revealing his difficult and inspiring path to finding his voice and becoming a writer—now available in paperback
Petroturfing: Refining Canadian Oil through Social Media Petroturfing Refining Canadian Oil through Social Media Jordan B. Kinder 2024 Spring
How social media has become a critical tool for advancing the interests of the Canadian oil industry
Traveling without Moving: Essays from a Black Woman Trying to Survive in America Traveling without Moving Essays from a Black Woman Trying to Survive in America Taiyon Coleman 2024 Spring
A stunning lyrical commentary on the constructions of race, gender, and class in the fraught nexus of a Black woman’s personal experience and cultural history
Prairie Edge Prairie Edge Conor Kerr 2024 Spring
Set loose a herd of bison in downtown Edmonton: what could go wrong?
Cultivating Livability: Food, Class, and the Urban Future in Bengaluru Cultivating Livability Food, Class, and the Urban Future in Bengaluru Camille Frazier 2024 Spring
What urban food networks reveal about middle class livability in times of transformation
This Contested Land: The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America’s National Monuments This Contested Land The Storied Past and Uncertain Future of America’s National Monuments McKenzie Long 2024 Spring
One woman’s enlightening trek through the natural histories, cultural stories, and present perils of thirteen national monuments, from Maine to Hawaii—now available in paperback
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
American Disgust: Racism, Microbial Medicine, and the Colony Within American Disgust Racism, Microbial Medicine, and the Colony Within Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2024 Spring
Examining the racial underpinnings of food, microbial medicine, and disgust in America
The Memory of the World: Deep Time, Animality, and Eschatology The Memory of the World Deep Time, Animality, and Eschatology Ted Toadvine 2024 Spring
Advancing a phenomenological approach to deep time
Why We Left: Untold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants Why We Left Untold Stories and Songs of America's First Immigrants Brooks 2024 Spring
A grounded, tender, and mournful reckoning with the catastrophes that launched poor, white Anglos into their role as itinerant foot soldiers for modern imperialism—now in paperback with a new preface
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
Let Me Take You Down: Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever Let Me Take You Down Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields Forever Jonathan Cott 2024 Spring
The conception, creation, recording, and significance of the Beatles’ “Penny Lane” and “Strawberry Fields Forever”
The Rocks Will Echo Our Sorrow: The Forced Displacement of the Northern Sámi The Rocks Will Echo Our Sorrow The Forced Displacement of the Northern Sámi Elin Anna Labba 2023 Fall
The deep and personal story—told through history, poetry, and images—of the forced displacement of the Sámi people from their homeland in northern Norway and Sweden and its reverberations today
Good Boys, Bad Hombres: The Racial Politics of Mentoring Latino Boys in Schools Good Boys, Bad Hombres The Racial Politics of Mentoring Latino Boys in Schools Michael V. Singh 2024 Spring
The unintended consequences of youth empowerment programs for Latino boys
Indigenous Archival Activism: Mohican Interventions in Public History and Memory Indigenous Archival Activism Mohican Interventions in Public History and Memory Rose Miron 2024 Spring
Who has the right to represent Native history?
Knowing Silence: How Children Talk about Immigration Status in School Knowing Silence How Children Talk about Immigration Status in School Ariana Mangual Figueroa 2024 Spring
Learning from children about citizenship status and how it shapes their school experience
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
The Apathy of Empire: Cambodia in American Geopolitics The Apathy of Empire Cambodia in American Geopolitics James A. Tyner 2024 Spring
What America’s intervention in Cambodia during the Vietnam War tells us about Cold War–era U.S. national security strategy
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
Caring for Life: A Postdevelopment Politics of Infant Hygiene Caring for Life A Postdevelopment Politics of Infant Hygiene Kelly Dombroski 2024 Spring
The transformational possibilities of everyday hygiene and care practices
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
Unsettling Choice: Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education Unsettling Choice Race, Rights, and the Partitioning of Public Education Ujju Aggarwal 2023 Fall
How the Great Recession revealed a system of school choice built on crisis, precarity, and exclusion
The Digital and Its Discontents The Digital and Its Discontents Aden Evens 2024 Spring
A groundbreaking critique of the digital world that analyzes its universal technological foundations
Revenant Ecologies: Defying the Violence of Extinction and Conservation Revenant Ecologies Defying the Violence of Extinction and Conservation Audra Mitchell 2023 Fall
Engaging a broad spectrum of ecological thought to articulate the ethical scale of global extinction
Naked Fieldnotes: A Rough Guide to Ethnographic Writing Naked Fieldnotes A Rough Guide to Ethnographic Writing Denielle Elliott and Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer, Editors 2023 Fall
Creative and diverse approaches to ethnographic knowledge production and writing
Gunflint Falling: Blowdown in the Boundary Waters Gunflint Falling Blowdown in the Boundary Waters Cary J. Griffith 2023 Fall
Stories from survivors of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness’s epochal weather disaster
Torture in the National Security Imagination Torture in the National Security Imagination Stephanie Athey 2023 Fall
Reassessing the role of torture in the context of police violence, mass incarceration, and racial capitalism
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
The Effluent Eye: Narratives for Decolonial Right-Making The Effluent Eye Narratives for Decolonial Right-Making Rosemary J. Jolly 2023 Fall
Why human rights don’t work
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
Impermanence: Life and Loss on Superior’s South Shore Impermanence Life and Loss on Superior’s South Shore Sue Leaf 2023 Fall
A personal journey through the ever-changing natural and cultural history of Lake Superior’s South Shore
Racial Blackness and Indian Ocean Slavery: Iran’s Cinematic Archive Racial Blackness and Indian Ocean Slavery Iran’s Cinematic Archive Parisa Vaziri 2023 Fall
Rethinking the history of African enslavement in the western Indian Ocean through the lens of Iranian cinema
Hermes I: Communication Hermes I Communication Michel Serres 2023 Fall
For the first time in English, the introductory volume in a major French philosopher’s groundbreaking series of poetic transdisciplinary works
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
The Colonial Construction of Indian Country: Native American Literatures and Federal Indian Law The Colonial Construction of Indian Country Native American Literatures and Federal Indian Law Eric Cheyfitz 2023 Fall
A guide to the colonization and projected decolonization of Native America
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
From Biological Practice to Scientific Metaphysics From Biological Practice to Scientific Metaphysics William C. Bausman, Janella K. Baxter and Oliver M. Lean, Editors 2023 Fall
How analyzing scientific practices can alter debates on the relationship between science and reality
A Wild Path A Wild Path Douglas Wood 2023 Fall
A soul-satisfying journey through the wilderness that uncovers hope, healing, and the abiding grace of wild things
Cash, Clothes, and Construction: Rethinking Value in Bolivia’s Pluri-economy Cash, Clothes, and Construction Rethinking Value in Bolivia’s Pluri-economy Kate Maclean 2023 Fall
A groundbreaking feminist perspective on Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) rule in Bolivia and the country’s radical transformation under Evo Morales
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
Care without Pathology: How Trans- Health Activists Are Changing Medicine Care without Pathology How Trans- Health Activists Are Changing Medicine Christoph Hanssmann 2023 Fall
Examining trans- healthcare as a key site through which struggles for health and justice take shape
The Last Bookseller: A Life in the Rare Book Trade The Last Bookseller A Life in the Rare Book Trade Gary Goodman 2023 Fall
A wry, unvarnished chronicle of a career in the rare book trade—now in paperback
The Cactus Hunters: Desire and Extinction in the Illicit Succulent Trade The Cactus Hunters Desire and Extinction in the Illicit Succulent Trade Jared D. Margulies 2023 Fall
An exploration of the explosive illegal trade in succulents and the passion that drives it
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
A Song over Miskwaa Rapids: A Novel A Song over Miskwaa Rapids A Novel Linda LeGarde Grover 2023 Fall
A fifty-year-old mystery converges with a present-day struggle over family, land, and history
The Palace of the Snow Queen: Winter Travels in Lapland and Sápmi The Palace of the Snow Queen Winter Travels in Lapland and Sápmi Barbara Sjoholm 2023 Fall
An exploration of the winter wonders and entangled histories of Scandinavia’s northernmost landscapes—now back in print with a new afterword by the author
Ugly White People: Writing Whiteness in Contemporary America Ugly White People Writing Whiteness in Contemporary America Stephanie Li 2023 Fall
Whiteness revealed: an analysis of the destructive complacency of white self-consciousness
Olav Audunssøn IV: IV. Winter Olav Audunssøn IV IV. Winter Sigrid Undset 2023 Fall
The fourth and final volume in the Nobel Prize–winning writer’s epic of one man’s fateful life in medieval Norway
The Last Supper Club: A Waiter’s Requiem The Last Supper Club A Waiter’s Requiem Matthew Batt 2023 Fall
A witty and humble tribute to the sometimes profane, sometimes profound world of waiting tables
Boundary Images Boundary Images Giselle Beiguelman, Melody Devries, Winnie Soon and Magdalena Tyżlik-Carver 2023 Spring
How are images made, and how should we understand their limits, capacities, and forces in digital media?
Border Tunnels: A Media Theory of the U.S.–Mexico Underground Border Tunnels A Media Theory of the U.S.–Mexico Underground Juan Llamas-Rodriguez 2023 Fall
A comparative media analysis of the representation of the U.S.–Mexico border
Masculinity in Transition Masculinity in Transition K. Allison Hammer 2023 Fall
Locating the roots of toxic masculinity and finding its displacement in unruly culture
No More Fossils No More Fossils Dominic Boyer 2024 Spring
Explores ecological impasses and opportunities of our fossil-fueled civilization
Trauma Sponges: Dispatches from the Scarred Heart of Emergency Response Trauma Sponges Dispatches from the Scarred Heart of Emergency Response Jeremy Norton 2023 Spring
Beyond an adrenaline ride or a chronicle of bravura heroics, this unflinching view of a Minneapolis firefighter reveals the significant toll of emergency response
Archiving Medical Violence: Consent and the Carceral State Archiving Medical Violence Consent and the Carceral State Christopher Perreira 2023 Fall
A major new reading of a U.S. public health system shaped by fraught perceptions of culture, race, and criminality
Creating Our Own Lives: College Students with Intellectual Disability Creating Our Own Lives College Students with Intellectual Disability Michael Gill and Beth Myers, Editors 2023 Fall
Young adults with intellectual disability tell the story of their own experience of higher education
Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again Godzilla and Godzilla Raids Again Shigeru Kayama 2023 Fall
The first English translations of the original novellas about the iconic kaijū Godzilla
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
Terrorism on Trial: Political Violence and Abolitionist Futures Terrorism on Trial Political Violence and Abolitionist Futures Nicole Nguyen 2023 Fall
A landmark sociological examination of terrorism prosecution in United States courts
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
Blood in the Tracks: The Minnesota Musicians behind Dylan's Masterpiece Blood in the Tracks The Minnesota Musicians behind Dylan's Masterpiece Paul Metsa and Rick Shefchik 2023 Spring
The story of the Minneapolis musicians unexpectedly summoned to re-record half of the songs on Bob Dylan's most acclaimed album
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 Solidarity Economy The Solidarity Economy Jean-Louis Laville 2023 Spring
Questioning the boundaries between politics and economics
Nietzsche’s Posthumanism Nietzsche’s Posthumanism Edgar Landgraf 2023 Fall
A timely and trenchant commentary on the centrality of Nietzsche’s thought for our time
Opening Ceremony: Inviting Inclusion into University Governance Opening Ceremony Inviting Inclusion into University Governance Kathryn J. Gindlesparger 2023 Fall
Explores how university governance is restricted by ceremony and what it must do to survive
In the Company of Radical Women Writers In the Company of Radical Women Writers Rosemary Hennessy 2023 Spring
Recovering the bold voices and audacious lives of women who confronted capitalist society’s failures and injustices in the 1930s—a decade unnervingly similar to our own
On the Digital Humanities: Essays and Provocations On the Digital Humanities Essays and Provocations Stephen Ramsay 2023 Fall
A witty and incisive exploration of the philosophical conundrums that animate the digital humanities
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
Gramsci at Sea Gramsci at Sea Sharad Chari 2023 Fall
Exploring how the crisis of the world ocean is produced by capitalism and imperialism
Empirical Ecocriticism: Environmental Narratives for Social Change Empirical Ecocriticism Environmental Narratives for Social Change Matthew Schneider-Mayerson, Alexa Weik von Mossner, Frank Hakemulder and W. P. Malecki, Editors 2023 Fall
A groundbreaking book that combines the environmental humanities and social sciences to study the impact of environmental stories
Too Much Sea for Their Decks: Shipwrecks of Minnesota’s North Shore and Isle Royale Too Much Sea for Their Decks Shipwrecks of Minnesota’s North Shore and Isle Royale Michael Schumacher 2023 Spring
Shipwreck stories from along Minnesota’s north shore of Lake Superior and Isle Royale
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
Nonhuman Humanitarians: Animal Interventions in Global Politics Nonhuman Humanitarians Animal Interventions in Global Politics Benjamin Meiches 2023 Spring
Examining the appearance of nonhuman animals laboring alongside humans in humanitarian operations
Expelling Public Schools: How Antiracist Politics Enable School Privatization in Newark Expelling Public Schools How Antiracist Politics Enable School Privatization in Newark John Arena 2023 Spring
Exploring the role of identitarian politics in the privatization of Newark’s public school system
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
American Indians and the American Dream: Policies, Place, and Property in Minnesota American Indians and the American Dream Policies, Place, and Property in Minnesota Kasey R. Keeler 2023 Spring
Understanding the processes and policies of urbanization and suburbanization in American Indian communities
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
Scandinavia since 1500: Second Edition Scandinavia since 1500 Second Edition Byron J. Nordstrom 2022 Fall
An updated edition of the definitive history of Scandinavia over the past five centuries
Lively Cities: Reconfiguring Urban Ecology Lively Cities Reconfiguring Urban Ecology Maan Barua 2023 Spring
A journey through unexplored spaces that foreground new ways of inhabiting the urban
Crip Negativity Crip Negativity J. Logan Smilges 2023 Spring
Imagining anti-ableist liberation beyond the rubrics of access and inclusion
Gut Anthro: An Experiment in Thinking with Microbes Gut Anthro An Experiment in Thinking with Microbes Amber Benezra 2023 Spring
A fascinating ethnography of microbes that opens up new spaces for anthropological inquiry
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
Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight Sam and the Incredible African and American Food Fight Shannon Gibney 2023 Spring
Six-year-old Sam, with his Liberian dad and African American mom, finds a way to bring everyone in his cross-cultural family together at the dinner table
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
Settling Nature: The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel Settling Nature The Conservation Regime in Palestine-Israel 2023 Spring
Studying nature conservation in Palestine-Israel through the lens of settler colonialism