New books, articles, lit, art, performances

New Book: Visionary Histories

Posted on December 6, 2022

The Center for Science and the Imagination at Arizona State University has recently published Visionary Histories, a book of twenty speculative essays about the future covering a range of topics, from AI and democracy to education, leisure, and the social and economic consequences of COVID-19 and other pandemics. The collection is by David J. Staley, a professor of Continue Reading »

New Book: Geological Filmmaking

Posted on November 16, 2022

Open Humanities Press is pleased to announce the publication of Geological Filmmaking by Sasha Litvintseva. Like all Open Humanities Press books, Geological Filmmaking is available open access (= it can be downloaded for free): Book description: Every film image is geological. As a technical medium derived from the metals and minerals extracted from the earth, every moving Continue Reading »

New Book: Metaphor in Illness Writing

Posted on August 29, 2022

I’m happy to share good news: My new book Metaphor in Illness Writing: Fight and Battle Reused will be available very soon. The book is published as part of a new series at Edinburgh University Press called “Contemporary Cultural Studies in Illness, Health and Medicine.” Metaphor in Illness Writing can be pre-ordered with a 30% discount here: The discount code Continue Reading »

New Book: Art, Science, and the Politics of Knowledge

Posted on April 14, 2022

In Art, Science, and the Politics of Knowledge (on sale May 12, 2022 from the MIT Press), Hannah Star Rogers suggests that art and science are not as different from each other as we might assume. She shows how the tools of science and technology studies (STS) can be applied to artistic practice, offering new ways of thinking Continue Reading »

New Book: Strata

Posted on March 31, 2022

“Strata” is available for purchase at It is a catalog published in conjunction with Suzanne Anker’s and Frank Gillette’s exhibition at the Everson Museum of Art. Texts include essays by Elizabeth Dunbar, David Ross, D.J. Hellerman, Thryza Nichols Goodeve and Therese Lichtenstein.  Pages: 352 ; content includes works in many media: Video installation, photography, rapid Continue Reading »

New Book: Listening in the Aftermath of Data

Posted on March 9, 2022

I’m happy to share that my latest book, Listening in the Afterlife of Data, is finally available from Duke UP. “Written for a cultural moment in which data has never been more ubiquitous or less convincing, Listening in the Afterlife of Data is a theoretically intensive discussion of the actual, practical workings of specific technologies, situations, and Continue Reading »

New Book: Big Data

Posted on March 1, 2022

Book launch: Big Data — A New Medium?  (Routledge 2020) 1 – 2 pm GMT on Thursday 3 March 2022. Dear Colleagues You are warmly invited to the virtual launch event of Big Data: A New Medium? (Routledge 2020) with the editor Natasha Lushetich and authors Btihaj Ajana, Franco Berardi, Abelardo Gil-Fournier and Warren Neidich. To register (and receive the event link by 1 March 2022): About the book: Big Continue Reading »

New Book: Distributed Perception

Posted on February 15, 2022

Book launch: Distributed Perception: Resonances and Axiologies (Routledge 2021) 1 – 2 pm GMT on Friday 25 February 2022. You are warmly invited to the virtual launch event of Distributed Perception: Resonances and Axiologies  with the editors Natasha Lushetich and Iain Campbell and authors Gregory Cajete, Barbara Glowczewski, Ian James, Adrian MacKenzie and Kuai Shen. To register (and receive the event link by 23 Feb 2022): About the book: Who, what, Continue Reading »

New Book: Scale Theory

Posted on January 10, 2022

From Josh DiCaglio: In lieu of much-missed conference mingling during covid-times, I wanted to drop a note about my book Scale Theory: A Nondisciplinary Inquiry (description at the publisher link), just out this past November from the University of Minnesota Press. The book is currently on sale for 40% off as part of UMP’s MLA virtual exhibition (see Continue Reading »

New Book: Archival Fictions

Posted on January 4, 2022

From Paul Benzon: I have a new book out that might interest some members of this list — see below and the attached file for more information, including a 30% discount code. Happy New Year to all! — “Archival Fictions is the book many of us working at the intersections of media and literature have been Continue Reading »