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) https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/operational-images

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) https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/the-memory-of-the-world

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)  https://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-09543-1.html

Virgin Mary and the Neutrino: Reality in Trouble by Isabelle Stengers, translated by Andrew Goffey (Duke University Press) https://www.dukeupress.edu/virgin-mary-and-the-neutrino

Echoby Amit Pinchevski (MIT Press) https://mitpress.mit.edu/9780262543408/echo/

Glass Scenographies. Notes on Spaces of One’s Own by Szilvia Gellai (M BOOKS, Weimar) https://www.m-books.eu/store/glass-scenographies/

The Plastic Turn by Ranjan Ghosh (Cornell University Press) https://www.cornellpress.cornell.edu/book/9781501766978/the-plastic-turn/

The Human Figure on Film by Seth Barry Watter (SUNY Press)https://sunypress.edu/Books/T/The-Human-Figure-on-Film

Oil Fictions: World Literature and Our Contemporary Petrosphere Edited by Stacey Balkan and Swaralipi Nandi (Penn State Anthroposcene series) https://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-09158-7.html

Fear and Nature: Ecohorror Studies in the Anthropocene Edited by Christy Tidwell and Carter Soles (Penn State Anthroposcene series) https://www.psupress.org/books/titles/978-0-271-09021-4.html

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) 
https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/O/bo208645506.html

How We Became Sensorimotor: Movement, Measurement, Sensation by Mark Peterson (U Minnesota Press) https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/how-we-became-sensorimotor

Post-Cinematic Bodies (https://meson.press/books/post-cinematic-bodies/ and/or Discorrelated Images (https://www.dukeupress.edu/discorrelated-images), both by Shane Denson (could be joint review of two books)

The Digital and its Discontents by Aden Evans (U Minnesota Press) https://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/the-digital-and-its-discontents