Film and Media

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
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
Star Wars after Lucas: A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Star Wars after Lucas A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy Dan Golding 2023 Spring
Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars
The Birth of Computer Vision The Birth of Computer Vision James E. Dobson 2023 Spring
A revealing genealogy of image-recognition techniques and technologies
Chinese Film: Realism and Convention from the Silent Era to the Digital Age Chinese Film Realism and Convention from the Silent Era to the Digital Age Jason McGrath 2022 Fall
A tour de force chronicling the development of realism in Chinese cinema
The New Real: Media and Mimesis in Japan from Stereographs to Emoji The New Real Media and Mimesis in Japan from Stereographs to Emoji Jonathan E. Abel 2022 Fall
Unlocking a vital understanding of how literary studies and media studies overlap and are bound together
A Theory of Assembly: From Museums to Memes A Theory of Assembly From Museums to Memes Kyle Parry 2022 Fall
A vital reckoning with how we understand the basic categories of cultural expression in the digital era
Italian Political Cinema: Figures of the Long ’68 Italian Political Cinema Figures of the Long ’68 Mauro Resmini 2022 Fall
An exploration of how film has made legible the Italian long ’68 as a moment of crisis and transition
The Mandorla Letters: for the hopeful The Mandorla Letters for the hopeful Nicole Mitchell Gantt 2022 Fall
Afrofuturist memoir on jazz, collaboration, and the search for collective well-being
Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy: Sexual Disorientation in the Films of Tsai Ming-liang Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy Sexual Disorientation in the Films of Tsai Ming-liang Nicholas de Villiers 2022 Fall
A brilliant approach to the queerness of one of Taiwan’s greatest auteurs
Sensory Futures: Deafness and Cochlear Implant Infrastructures in India Sensory Futures Deafness and Cochlear Implant Infrastructures in India Michele Ilana Friedner 2022 Spring
Revealing inequalities and sensory hierarchies embedded in the latest medical technologies and global biotechnical markets
Technopharmacology Technopharmacology Joshua Neves, Aleena Chia, Susanna Paasonen and Ravi Sundaram 2022 Spring
Exploring networked technologies and bioeconomy and their links to biotechnologies, pharmacology, and pharmaceuticals
Game: Animals, Video Games, and Humanity Game Animals, Video Games, and Humanity Thomas R.J. Tyler 2022 Spring
A playful reflection on animals and video games, and what each can teach us about the other
Mediating Alzheimer’s: Cognition and Personhood Mediating Alzheimer’s Cognition and Personhood Scott Selberg 2022 Spring
An exploration of the representational culture of Alzheimer’s disease and how media technologies shape our ideas of cognition and aging
My Life in the Purple Kingdom My Life in the Purple Kingdom BrownMark 2022 Spring
From the young Black teenager who built a bass guitar in woodshop to the musician building a solo career with Motown Records—Prince’s bassist BrownMark on growing up in Minneapolis, joining Prince and The Revolution, and his life in the purple kingdom