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New Book: Connecting Literature and Science

Posted on November 9, 2021

Jay Labinger reports: I’m very happy to announce the imminent appearance of my book “Connecting Literature and Science,” which in many ways is indebted to all the invaluable interactions I’ve had with so many of you over the past three decades.  It will be published by Routledge (official date 11/19) in both hardcover and ebook Continue Reading »

New Book: Listen, we all bleed

Posted on November 2, 2021

From Mandy-Suzanne Wong: Nov 1 is publication day for Listen, we all bleed, my book of essays on nonhuman-animal voices in activist art — a project whose first spark was ignited at SLSA 2013 in Notre Dame.    In Listen, we all bleed, radical artists from around the world use recordings of nonhuman voices to plead for Continue Reading »

New Book: Under the Literary Microscope

Posted on May 18, 2021

From the publisher: “Science in fiction,” “geek novels,” “lab-lit”—whatever one calls them, a new generation of science novels has opened a space in which the reading public can experience and think about the powers of science to illuminate nature as well as to generate and mitigate social change and risks. Under the Literary Microscope examines Continue Reading »

New Book: Infectious Liberty

Posted on April 13, 2021

From Robert Mitchell: I hope to draw your attention to Infectious Liberty: Biopolitics Between Romanticism and Liberalism, which has just been published by Fordham University Press. Links to the publisher and Amazon pages appear below, and the book is available as hardcover, softcover, and also as a free EPub book.   Infectious Liberty traces the origins of Continue Reading »

New book – Artscience: A Curious Education

Posted on April 13, 2021

I am writing to announce the publication of my first book, which is ironically, is a tradebook based on research done over the past 10 years. There is an upcoming online book talk to accompany its soft launch, organized by the English Department of Universiti of Malaya where I am now based (although I am Continue Reading »

New Book: Archive, Photography and the Language of Administration

Posted on March 24, 2021

This alternative study of archive and photography brings many types of image assemblages into view, always in relation to the regulated systems operating within the institutional milieu. The archive catalogue is presented as a critical tool for mapping image time, and the language of image description is seen as having a life, a worth and Continue Reading »

New Book: The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East

Posted on February 6, 2021

I am excited to announce that my new book, The Weaponized Camera in the Middle East: Videography, Aesthetics, and Politics in Israel and Palestine, has just been published by Bloomsbury / I.B.Tauris Imprint. The book is available as a hardback or e-book at: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/the-weaponized-camera-in-the-middle-east-9781838602710/ (individuals may use discount code GLR BN3 for 35% off). This book will be Continue Reading »

New Book: Doctor Who and Science

Posted on February 6, 2021

Announcing the publication of Doctor Who and Science: Essays on Ideas, Identities and Ideologies in the Series — a book I edited with Marcus K. Harmes, published by McFarland. Science has always been part of Doctor Who. The first episode featured scenes in a science laboratory and a science teacher, and the 2020 season’s finale highlighted a scientist’s Continue Reading »

New Book: Magnificent Decay

Posted on January 27, 2021

What is Melville beyond the whale? Long celebrated for his stories of the sea, Melville was also fascinated by the interrelations between living species and planetary systems, a perspective informing his work in ways we now term “ecological.” By reading Melville in the context of nineteenth-century science, Tom Nurmi contends that he may best be Continue Reading »

New Book: Ecosemiotics

Posted on December 9, 2020

A small commercial announcement due to the fact that my short monograph is now freely available from Publisher’s homepage for two weeks – Timo Maran “Ecosemiotics: The Study of Signs in Changing Ecologies” (Cambridge University Press, 2020) https://www.cambridge.org/core/elements/ecosemiotics/D29658F0C2E12040454C776F82627253 The volume provides an accessible introduction to ecosemiotics and demonstrates its pertinence for the study of today’s Continue Reading »