Books to Review for Configurations

If you would like to review one of the books below, please contact Jay Labinger.

Current as of March 18, 2024.

Person, Thing, Robot: A Moral and Legal Ontology for the 21st Century and Beyond by David J. Gunkel (MIT Press)

Eighteenth-Century Environmental Humanities, edited by Jeremy Chow (Bucknell University Press)

British Literature and Technology, 1600-1830, edited by Kristin Girten and Aaron Hanlon (Bucknell University Press)

Planet Work: Rethinking Labor and Leisure in the Anthropocene, edited by Ryan Hediger (Bucknell University Press)

Operational Images by Jussi Parikka (Minnesota)

Tripping on Utopia: Margaret Mead, the Cold War, and the Troubled Birth of Psychedelic Science by Benjamin Green (Grand Central/Hachette)

The Memory of the World: Deep Time, Animality, and Eschatology by Ted Toadvine (U Minnesota Press)

Sensing Health: Bodies, Data, and Digital Health Technologies by Mikki Kressbach (U Michigan Press)

Unclaimed books from the previous list:

Nestwork: New Material Rhetorics for Precarious Species by Jennifer Clary-Lemon (PSU Press)

Virgin Mary and the Neutrino: Reality in Trouble by Isabelle Stengers, translated by Andrew Goffey (Duke University Press)

Echoby Amit Pinchevski (MIT Press)

Glass Scenographies. Notes on Spaces of One’s Own by Szilvia Gellai (M BOOKS, Weimar)

The Plastic Turn by Ranjan Ghosh (Cornell University Press)

The Human Figure on Film by Seth Barry Watter (SUNY Press)

Oil Fictions: World Literature and Our Contemporary Petrosphere Edited by Stacey Balkan and Swaralipi Nandi (Penn State Anthroposcene series)

Fear and Nature: Ecohorror Studies in the Anthropocene Edited by Christy Tidwell and Carter Soles (Penn State Anthroposcene series)

On Making in the Digital Humanities: The Scholarship of Digital Humanities Development in Honour of John Bradley Edited by Julianne NyhanGeoffrey RockwellStéfan Sinclair, and Alexandra Ortolja-Baird (UCL Press)

How We Became Sensorimotor: Movement, Measurement, Sensation by Mark Peterson (U Minnesota Press)

Post-Cinematic Bodies ( and/or Discorrelated Images (, both by Shane Denson (could be joint review of two books)

The Digital and its Discontents by Aden Evans (U Minnesota Press)