Books for review

Visual Arts, Architecture, Art History
  • Jaroslav Anděl, ed., Back to the Sandbox: Art and Radical Pedagogy. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019.
  • Amanda Boetzkes, Plastic Capitalism: Contemporary Art and the Drive to Waste. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2019.
  • Mark Cheetham, Landscape Into Eco Art: Articulations of Nature Since the ’60s. University Park: Penn State UP, 2019.
  • Macarena Gómez-Barris, Beyond the Pink Tide: Art and Political Undercurrents in the Americas. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2018.
  • Gayatri Gopinath, Unruly Visions: The Aesthetic Practices of Queer Diaspora. Durham: Duke UP, 2019.
  • Leah Modigliani. Counter Revanchist Art in the Global City: Walls, Blockades, and Barricades as Repertoires of Creative Action. New York: Routledge, 2024
  • Nicholas Gamso, Art after Liberalism. Columbia University Press. 2022.
  • Chris Reitz, Martin Kippenberger: Everything is Everywhere. MIT Press. 2023.
Media, Film, TV Culture, Digital Arts
  • Thomas J. Connelly, Cinema of Confinement. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 2019.
  • Elizabeth Ellcessor and Bill Kirkpatrick, eds., Disability Media Studies. New York: NYU Press, 2017.
  • Matthew Holtmeier, Contemporary Political Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2019.
  • Alan Liu, Friending the Past: The Sense of History in the Digital Age. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2019.
  • Brigitte Peucker, Aesthetic Spaces: The Place of Art in Film. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2019.
  • Elaine Treharne and Claude Willan, Text Technologies: A History. Stanford: Stanford UP, 2018.
  • Ted Underwood, Distant Horizons: Digital Evidence and Literary Change. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019.
  • Annie Berke, Their Own Best Creations: Women Writers in Postwar Television: UC Press, 2022.
  • Eugenie Brinkema, Life-Destroying Diagrams. Duke University Press, 2022.
  • Sandra Annett, The Flesh of Animation: Bodily Sensations in Film and Digital Media. University of Minnesota Press. 2024.

 

Literature
  • David Farrier, Anthropocene Poetics: Deep Time, Sacrifice Zones, and Extinction. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2019.
  • Gloria Fisk, Orhan Pamuk and the Good of World Literature. New York: Columbia UP, 2018.
  • Min Hyoung Song. Climate Lyricism. Duke University Press. 2022.
  • Steven Swarbrick. The Environmental Unconscious: Ecological Poetics from Spenser to Milton. University of Minnesota Press. 2023.
Music, Musicology, Sound
  • Alejandro Nava, In Search of Soul: Hip-Hop, Literature, and Religion. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2017.
  • Jeffrey T. Nealon, I’m Not Like Everybody Else: Biopolitics, Neoliberalism, and American Popular Music. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.
  • Griffith Rollefson, Flip the Script: European Hip Hop and the Politics of Postcoloniality. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.
  • James A. Steintrager and Rey Chow, eds. Sound Objects. Durham: Duke UP, 2019.
Drama, Dance, Performance
  • Kate Bredeson, Occupying the Stage: The Theater of May ’68. Evanston: Northwestern UP, 2019.
  • Emine Fişek, Aesthetic Citizenship: Immigration and Theater in Twenty-First-Century Paris. Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 2017.
  • Dorinne Kondo. Worldmaking: Race, Performance, and the Work of Creativity. Durham: Duke UP, 2019.
  • Leah Modigliani. Counter Revanchist Art in the Global City: Walls, Blockades, and Barricades as Repertoires of Creative Action. New York: Routledge, 2024
Critical Theory, Intellectual History, Philosophy
  • Mark Foster Gage, ed. Aesthetics Equals Politics: New Discourses Across Art, Architecture, and Philosophy. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2019.
  • Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu, Experiments in Skin: Race and Beauty in the Shadows of Vietnam. Durham, NC: Duke UP, 2021.
  • Cheryl Narumi Naruse. Becoming Global Asia: Contemporary Genres of Postcolonial Capitalism in Singapore. UC Press. 2023.