SLSA: Race

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.

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA PRESS: 20% OFF BOOKS + FREE SHIPPING

All books below are 40% off using code MNSLSA22. Code expires November 9, 2022.

BROWSE BOOKS:

PHILOSOPHY AND THEORY   //    ART AND MEDIA   //    ENVIRONMENT

POLITICS AND ACTIVISM   //    ANIMALS AND SOCIETY   //    ANTHROPOLOGY

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY   //    DIGITAL CULTURE   //    ETHNOGRAPHY

RACE   //    GENDER AND SEXUALITY   //    GEOGRAPHY

LITERATURE   //    LITERARY CRITICISM   //   DISABILITY STUDIES

BACK TO ALL BOOKS ON SALE

On Posthuman War: Computation and Military Violence On Posthuman War Computation and Military Violence Mike Hill 2022 Spring
Tracing war’s expansion beyond the battlefield to the concept of the human being itself
Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Media and the Affective Life of Slavery Allison Page 2022 Spring
How media shapes our actions and feelings about race
Only a Black Athlete Can Save Us Now Only a Black Athlete Can Save Us Now 2022 Spring
A call to arms exploring the protest movements of 2020 as they reverberated through the athletic world
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
Therapy Tech: The Digital Transformation of Mental Healthcare Therapy Tech The Digital Transformation of Mental Healthcare Emma Bedor Hiland 2021 Fall
A pointed look at the state of tech-based mental healthcare and what we must do to change it
Tolerance and Risk: How U.S. Liberalism Racializes Muslims Tolerance and Risk How U.S. Liberalism Racializes Muslims Mitra Rastegar 2021 Fall
How apparently positive representations in U.S. media cast Muslims as a racial population
Sickening: Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Sickening Anti-Black Racism and Health Disparities in the United States Anne Pollock 2021 Fall
An event-by-event look at how institutionalized racism harms the health of African Americans in the twenty-first century
The Digitally Disposed: Racial Capitalism and the Informatics of Value The Digitally Disposed Racial Capitalism and the Informatics of Value Seb Franklin 2021 Spring
Locates the deep history of digitality in the development of racial capitalism
Outsiders Within: Writing on Transracial Adoption Outsiders Within Writing on Transracial Adoption Jane Jeong Trenka, Julia Chinyere Oparah and Sun Yung Shin, Editors 2020 Fall
Confronting trauma behind the transnational adoption system—now back in print
The Digital Black Atlantic The Digital Black Atlantic Roopika Risam and Kelly Baker Josephs, Editors 2021 Spring
Exploring the intersections of digital humanities and African diaspora studies
Breathing Race into the Machine: The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Breathing Race into the Machine The Surprising Career of the Spirometer from Plantation to Genetics Lundy Braun 2021 Spring
How race became embedded in a medical instrument
As We Have Always Done: Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance As We Have Always Done Indigenous Freedom through Radical Resistance Leanne Betasamosake Simpson 2021 Spring
How to build Indigenous resistance movements that refuse the destructive thinking of settler colonialism
Infrastructures of Apocalypse: American Literature and the Nuclear Complex Infrastructures of Apocalypse American Literature and the Nuclear Complex Jessica Hurley 2020 Fall
A new approach to the vast nuclear infrastructure and the apocalypses it produces, focusing on Black, queer, Indigenous, and Asian American literatures
Kill the Overseer!: The Gamification of Slave Resistance Kill the Overseer! The Gamification of Slave Resistance Sarah Juliet Lauro 2020 Fall
Explores the representation of slave revolt in video games—and the trouble with making history playable
Decarcerating Disability: Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Decarcerating Disability Deinstitutionalization and Prison Abolition Liat Ben-Moshe 2020 Spring
This vital addition to carceral, prison, and disability studies draws important new links between deinstitutionalization and decarceration
An Archive of Taste: Race and Eating in the Early United States An Archive of Taste Race and Eating in the Early United States Lauren F. Klein 2020 Spring
A groundbreaking synthesis of food studies, archival theory, and early American literature
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
Class Action: Desegregation and Diversity in San Francisco Schools Class Action Desegregation and Diversity in San Francisco Schools Rand Quinn 2019 Fall
A compelling history of school desegregation and activism in San Francisco
Re-Enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the Twentieth Century Re-Enchanted The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the Twentieth Century Maria Sachiko Cecire 2019 Fall
From The Hobbit to Harry Potter, how fantasy harnesses the cultural power of magic, medievalism, and childhood to re-enchant the modern world
LatinX LatinX Claudia Milian 2020 Spring
Nationality is not enough to understand “Latin”-descended populations in the United States
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
When Time Warps: The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence When Time Warps The Lived Experience of Gender, Race, and Sexual Violence Megan Burke 2019 Fall
An inquiry into the phenomenology of “woman” based in the relationship between lived time and sexual violence
A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None Kathryn Yusoff 2019 Spring
Rewriting the “origin stories” of the Anthropocene
Postcolonial Biology: Psyche and Flesh after Empire Postcolonial Biology Psyche and Flesh after Empire Deepika Bahri 2017 Fall
Rethinking the body of the colonized and its ongoing transformation in today’s global order
Care of the Species: Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity Care of the Species Races of Corn and the Science of Plant Biodiversity John Hartigan Jr. 2017 Fall
Darwin meets Foucault in this engrossing ethnography of plants, race, and biodiversity
Exposed: Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times Exposed Environmental Politics and Pleasures in Posthuman Times Stacy Alaimo 2016 Fall
A bold call to approach environmentalism from the inside out
Farm Worker Futurism: Speculative Technologies of Resistance Farm Worker Futurism Speculative Technologies of Resistance Curtis Márez 2016 Spring
How one of America’s key social movements led the way in using new media for justice
Speculative Blackness: The Future of Race in Science Fiction Speculative Blackness The Future of Race in Science Fiction André M. Carrington 2016 Spring
Examines race through fanzines, Star Trek, comic books, and Harry Potter
Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830–1934 Measuring Manhood Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830–1934 Melissa N. Stein 2015 Fall
A major new history of scientific racism in the United States
Zoo Renewal: White Flight and the Animal Ghetto Zoo Renewal White Flight and the Animal Ghetto Lisa Uddin 2015 Spring
Race, urban life, and the postwar revitalization of American zoos