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New Book: Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press

Posted on September 14, 2018

From Ken Friedman: It is a pleasure to send you this announcement for a new book by Dick Higgins — Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press: Selected Writings by Dick Higgins. Steve Clay of Granary Books and I edited this for Siglio Press, and Hannah Higgins contributed a marvelous personal memoir about Dick. You Continue Reading »

New Book: Literatures of Madness

Posted on September 14, 2018

From Elizabeth J. Donaldson: I’m very pleased to announce that the edited collection Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health is officially available in print and electronic form. Literatures of Madness: Disability Studies and Mental Health brings together scholars working in disability studies, mad studies, feminist theory, Indigenous studies, postcolonial theory, Jewish literature, queer studies, Continue Reading »

New Book: Animal Musicalities

Posted on September 14, 2018

From Rachel Mundy: I wanted to share my new book, Animal Musicalities: Birds, Beasts, and Evolutionary Listening. Description: Over the past century and a half, the voices and bodies of animals have been used by scientists and music experts as a benchmark for measures of natural difference. Animal Musicalities traces music’s taxonomies from Darwin to Continue Reading »

New Book: Ray Johnson Selective Inheritance

Posted on September 14, 2018

Ray Johnson Selective Inheritance by Kate Dempsey Martineau (Author) June 2018 First Edition Hardcover $49.95,  £40.00 Title Details Rights: Available worldwide Pages: 304 ISBN: 9780520296268 Trim Size: 7 x 10 Illustrations: 92 color images; 1 line art (diagram) About the Book Believing that one thing was real only insofar as it corresponded with others, twentieth-century Continue Reading »

New Book: Imagination and Science in Romanticism

Posted on September 14, 2018

From Richard C. Sha: Johns Hopkins University Press has just released my Imagination and Science in Romanticism.  Here are a few of the book’s endorsements: “In this work, Sha brilliantly reconceptualizes a classic concept of Romanticism: the imagination. Sha reveals how, by seeking to discipline the imagination, the various practices of Romantic literary and scientific authors Continue Reading »

Decodings Fall 2018

Posted on September 12, 2018

DECODINGS Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Newsletter           Fall 2018, Vol. 27, No.4  *SLSA 2018 Conference, Toronto, Canada *SLSA Awards *SLSA 2019 Conference: Irvine, CA *Donations *Election Results *Graduate Liaisons *Configurations: Call for Reviewers and Contributions *SLSA Bibliographers Needed *SLSA Website: Contributions welcome *AnthropoScene: SLSA Book Series *SLSA Europe SLSA 2018 Conference “Out of Continue Reading »

Women’s Studies SDSU Open Rank Position: Feminist Science and Technology Studies

Posted on August 19, 2018

 Position Announcement Department of Women’s Studies San Diego State University The Department of Women’s Studies at San Diego State University invites applications for an open rank, tenure-track position.  We seek to strengthen our offerings in the following area: Feminist Science and Technology Studies: We invite applications from scholars with a research concentration in feminist science Continue Reading »

New Book: None of this is normal

Posted on August 19, 2018

None of this is normal: The Fiction of Jeff VanderMeer How the otherworldly worlds created by the author of the Southern Reach Trilogy speak to—and even affect—our own In the first book-length study of this provocative writer, Benjamin J. Robertson reveals how writer Jeff VanderMeer creates fictions that directly address our Anthropocene epoch. None of Continue Reading »

New Book: The Medical Imagination

Posted on July 25, 2018

From Sari Altschuler: I’m delighted to share the recent publication of my book The Medical Imagination: Literature and Health in the Early United States with you. “The Medical Imagination is an extraordinary intervention in the fields of the medical humanities, American literary studies, and American social and cultural history. Sari Altschuler has mastered and synthesized a large body Continue Reading »

New Book: End of Man

Posted on July 25, 2018

From Joanna Zylinska: I wanted to let you know about my new short book, The End of Man: A Feminist Counterapocalypse, which has just come out in the University of Minnesota Press’s Forerunners series – in paper, e-format and as a free open access version. Description Joanna Zylinska’s The End of Man: A Feminist Counterapocalypse Continue Reading »

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