NAISA: Theory

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 gatherings of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association. Books on sale, University of Minnesota Press information, and more.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 40% OFF BOOKS

All books below are 40% off using code MN89380. Code expires August 1, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

ANTHROPOLOGY     //     CHILDREN'S LITERATURE     //     CINEMA AND MEDIA

EDUCATION     //     ENVIRONMENT     //     GEOGRAPHY

GLBT AND GENDER     //     HISTORY     //     LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES

LITERATURE AND POETRY     //     LITERARY CRITICISM     //     POLITICAL SCIENCE

POSTCOLONIAL STUDIES     //     SOCIOLOGY     //     RELIGION

THEORY     //     WOMEN'S STUDIES

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

Statelessness: On Almost Not Existing Statelessness On Almost Not Existing 2022 Fall
A pathbreaking new genealogy of statelessness
Webbed Connectivities: The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Webbed Connectivities The Imperial Sociology of Sex, Gender, and Sexuality Vrushali Patil 2022 Fall
Constructing a new approach for centering empire in productions of racialized, gendered, and sexualized difference
Pipeline Populism: Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century Pipeline Populism Grassroots Environmentalism in the Twenty-First Century Kai Bosworth 2022 Spring
How contemporary environmental struggles and resistance to pipeline development became populist struggles
The Big No The Big No Kennan Ferguson, Editor 2021 Fall
What it means to celebrate the potential and the power of no
Talkin’ Up to the White Woman: Indigenous Women and Feminism Talkin’ Up to the White Woman Indigenous Women and Feminism Aileen Moreton-Robinson 2021 Fall
A twentieth-anniversary edition of this tour de force in feminism and Indigenous studies, now with a new preface
Remembering Our Intimacies: Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Remembering Our Intimacies Moʻolelo, Aloha ʻĀina, and Ea Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio 2021 Fall
Recovering Kānaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) relationality and belonging in the land, memory, and body of Native Hawai’i
The Dispossessed: Karl Marx's Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor The Dispossessed Karl Marx's Debates on Wood Theft and the Right of the Poor Daniel Bensaïd 2021 Spring
Excavating Marx’s early writings to rethink the rights of the poor and the idea of the commons in an era of unprecedented privatization
Trans Care Trans Care Hil Malatino 2020 Fall
A radical and necessary rethinking of trans care
Resisting Dialogue: Modern Fiction and the Future of Dissent Resisting Dialogue Modern Fiction and the Future of Dissent Juan Meneses 2019 Fall
A bold new critique of dialogue as a method of eliminating dissent
Queering Colonial Natal: Indigeneity and the Violence of Belonging in Southern Africa Queering Colonial Natal Indigeneity and the Violence of Belonging in Southern Africa T. J. Tallie 2019 Fall
How were indigenous social practices deemed queer and aberrant by colonial forces?
Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Theory for the World to Come Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer 2019 Spring
Can social theories forge new paths into an uncertain future?
Edges of the State Edges of the State John Protevi 2019 Fall
Using philosophical and scientific work to engage the perennial question of human nature
After Extinction After Extinction Richard Grusin, Editor 2018 Spring
A multidisciplinary exploration of extinction and what comes next
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
Compulsory: Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School Compulsory Education and the Dispossession of Youth in a Prison School Sabina E. Vaught 2017 Spring
A groundbreaking look at America’s public education system through the lens of prison schooling
Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times Against Purity Living Ethically in Compromised Times Alexis Shotwell 2016 Fall
Why contamination and compromise might be a starting point for doing something, instead of a reason to give up
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
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
The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty The White Possessive Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty Aileen Moreton-Robinson 2015 Spring
How whiteness operationalizes race to colonize and displace Indigenous sovereignty
Native American DNA: Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Native American DNA Tribal Belonging and the False Promise of Genetic Science Kim TallBear 2013 Fall
How identifying Native Americans is vastly more complicated than matching DNA
The Transit of Empire: Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism The Transit of Empire Indigenous Critiques of Colonialism Jodi A. Byrd 2011 Fall
Examines how “Indianness” has propagated U.S. conceptions of empire
X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent X-Marks Native Signatures of Assent Scott Richard Lyons 2010 Spring
A provocative and deeply personal exploration of contemporary Indian identity, nationalism, and modernity