SLSA: Geography

Virtual presence for attendees and those interested in the 2022 annual meeting of the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts. Books on sale, University of Minnesota Press information, and more.

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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
Plant Life: The Entangled Politics of Afforestation Plant Life The Entangled Politics of Afforestation Rosetta S. Elkin 2022 Spring
How afforestation reveals the often-concealed politics between humans and plants
Settler Colonial City: Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis Settler Colonial City Racism and Inequity in Postwar Minneapolis David Hugill 2021 Fall
Revealing the enduring link between settler colonization and the making of modern Minneapolis
Batman Saves the Congo: How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Batman Saves the Congo How Celebrities Disrupt the Politics of Development Alexandra Cosima Budabin and Lisa Ann Richey 2021 Spring
How celebrity strategic partnerships are disrupting humanitarian space
The Global Shelter Imaginary: IKEA Humanitarianism and Rightless Relief The Global Shelter Imaginary IKEA Humanitarianism and Rightless Relief Daniel Bertrand Monk and Andrew Herscher 2021 Fall
Examines how the humanitarian order advances a message of moral triumph and care while abandoning the dispossessed
Design, Control, Predict: Logistical Governance in the Smart City Design, Control, Predict Logistical Governance in the Smart City Aaron Shapiro 2020 Fall
An in-depth look at life in the “smart” city
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
The Death of Asylum: Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago The Death of Asylum Hidden Geographies of the Enforcement Archipelago Alison Mountz 2020 Spring
Investigating the global system of detention centers that imprison asylum seekers and conceal persistent human rights violations
Digitize and Punish: Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age Digitize and Punish Racial Criminalization in the Digital Age Brian Jefferson 2020 Spring
Tracing the rise of digital computing in policing and punishment and its harmful impact on criminalized communities of color
Deadly Biocultures: The Ethics of Life-Making Deadly Biocultures The Ethics of Life-Making Nadine Ehlers and Shiloh R. Krupar 2019 Fall
A trenchant analysis of the dark side of regulatory life-making today
Wageless Life: A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism Wageless Life A Manifesto for a Future beyond Capitalism Ian G. R. Shaw and Marv Waterstone 2020 Spring
Drawing up alternate ways to “make a living” beyond capitalism
Suspect Communities: Anti-Muslim Racism and the Domestic War on Terror Suspect Communities Anti-Muslim Racism and the Domestic War on Terror Nicole Nguyen 2019 Fall
The first major qualitative study of “countering violent extremism” in key U.S. cities
Reimagining Livelihoods: Life beyond Economy, Society, and Environment Reimagining Livelihoods Life beyond Economy, Society, and Environment Ethan Miller 2019 Spring
A provocative reassessment of the concepts underlying the struggle for sustainable development
A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None Kathryn Yusoff 2019 Spring
Rewriting the “origin stories” of the Anthropocene
The Eye of War: Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone The Eye of War Military Perception from the Telescope to the Drone Antoine Bousquet 2018 Fall
How perceptual technologies have shaped the history of war from the Renaissance to the present
Into the Extreme: U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Into the Extreme U.S. Environmental Systems and Politics beyond Earth Valerie Olson 2018 Spring
The first book-length, in-depth ethnography of U.S. human spaceflight
Code and Clay, Data and Dirt: Five Thousand Years of Urban Media Code and Clay, Data and Dirt Five Thousand Years of Urban Media Shannon Mattern 2017 Fall
A breathtaking tour through thousands of years of urban life and its attendant technologies, rewriting the history of our cities
Anthropocene Feminism Anthropocene Feminism Richard Grusin, Editor 2017 Spring
A stunning experiment in thinking of the Anthropocene through feminism and queer theory
Curated Decay: Heritage beyond Saving Curated Decay Heritage beyond Saving Caitlin DeSilvey 2017 Spring
A bold new approach to heritage conservation that embraces change and accommodates decay
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
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
Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet Program Earth Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet Jennifer Gabrys 2016 Spring
How sensors are changing our environmental relationships
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
Genetic Geographies: The Trouble with Ancestry Genetic Geographies The Trouble with Ancestry Catherine Nash 2015 Spring
Making sense of the science of ancestry and origins
Wildlife in the Anthropocene: Conservation after Nature Wildlife in the Anthropocene Conservation after Nature Jamie Lorimer 2015 Spring
Considers the effects of the Anthropocene era on approaches to conservation
The Price of Thirst: Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos The Price of Thirst Global Water Inequality and the Coming Chaos Karen Piper 2014 Fall
Imagine a world where water is only for those who can afford it. We’re already there.
Life, War, Earth: Deleuze and the Sciences Life, War, Earth Deleuze and the Sciences John Protevi 2013 Spring
Applies Deleuzian theory to an impressive array of physical phenomena, scientific issues, and political events
Hot Spotter’s Report: Military Fables of Toxic Waste Hot Spotter’s Report Military Fables of Toxic Waste Shiloh R. Krupar 2013 Spring
How biopolitical militarism in the U.S. obscures the domestic remains of war
Governing the Wild: Ecotours of Power Governing the Wild Ecotours of Power Stephanie Rutherford 2011 Fall
Shows how iconic representations of nature—from museum to theme park—define our ideas about saving the natural world
Against Ecological Sovereignty: Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World Against Ecological Sovereignty Ethics, Biopolitics, and Saving the Natural World Mick Smith 2011 Fall
Links the political critique of sovereign power with ecological concerns