What We We're Reading

Below is a selection of the readings our faculty and graduate students are engaging with in Spring 2016.

Agamben, Giorgio. 1993. The Coming Community. Translated by Michael Hardt. Minneapolis:

University Of Minnesota Press.

Ansell, Aaron. 2014. Zero Hunger: Political Culture and Antipoverty Policy in Northeast Brazil.

Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press.

Bashford, Alison. 2014. Global Population: History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth. Columbia

University Press.

Cadena, Marisol de la. 2015. Earth Beings: Ecologies of Practice across Andean Worlds. Durham: Duke

University Press.

Coates, Ta-Nehisi. 2015. Between the World and Me. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

Dardot, Pierre. 2016. “Común. Ensayo sobre la revolución en el siglo XXI - 9788497848800 -

ATRIL - La Central - Barcelona - 2016.”

Das, Veena, and Clara Han, eds. 2016. Living and Dying in the Contemporary World.  

Derrida, Jacques. 1992. “Force of Law: The ‘Mystical Foundation of Authority’. In Ed. Drucilla

Cornell, Michael Rosenfield and David G. Carlson.” In Deconstruction and the Possibility

of Justice, edited by Drucilla Cornell and Michel Rosenfeld and David Carlson. Routledge.

Despret, Vinciane. 2016. “Sheep Do Have Opinions.”  

Elyachar, Julia. 2010. “Phatic Labor, Infrastructure, and the Question of Empowerment in

Cairo.” American Ethnologist 37 (3): 452–64.

Farrell Krell, David. 2016. “Derrida and Our Animal Others.” Indiana University Press.

Gad, Christopher, Casper Bruun Jensen, and Brit Ross Winthereik. 2016. “Practical Ontology:

Worlds in STS and Anthropology.”

Harrison, Faye V. 2003. “The Persistent Power of ‘Race’ in the Cultural and Political Economy

of Racism.” Annual Review of Anthropology 24: 47–74.

Henderson, Mark. 2013. The Geek Manifesto: Why Science Matters.

Imanishi, Kinji, and Pamela J. Asquith. 2002. A Japanese View of Nature: The World of Living

Things. Psychology Press.

Jauregui, Beatrice. 2015. “World Fitness: US Army Family Humanism and the Positive Science

of Persistent War.” Public Culture 27 (3 77): 449–85.

Jemielniak, Dariusz. 2015. Common Knowledge?: An Ethnography of Wikipedia. Stanford

University Press.

Keats, Jonathon. 2013. Forged: Why Fakes Are the Great Art of Our Age. New York, NY: Oxford

University Press.

Konner, Melvin. 2015. Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy. New

York : London: W. W. Norton & Company.

LeMenager, Stephanie. 2014. Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century. New

York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Lorde, Audre. 2006. The Cancer Journals: Special Edition. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books.

Luciano, Dana, and Mel Y. Chen. 2015. “Introduction: Has the Queer Ever Been Human?GLQ:

A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 21 (2): iv–207.

Luebke, Frederick. 1984. “Regionalism and the Great Plains: Problems of Concept and

Method.” Faculty Publications, Department of History, January.

Luhmann, Niklas. 2016. “Wiley: Introduction to Systems Theory.” Translated by Peter Gilgen.

Lyons, Diane. 2014. “Perceptions of Consumption: Constituting Potters, Farmers and

Blacksmiths in the Culinary Continuum in Eastern Tigray, Northern Highland

Ethiopia.” African Archaeological Review 31 (2): 169–201.

Miles, Penny. 2013. “ID Cards as Access: Negotiating Transgender (and Intersex) Bodies into

the Chilean Legal System.” In Situating Intersectionality, edited by Angelia R. Wilson,

63–88. The Politics of Intersectionality. Palgrave Macmillan US.

Nader, Laura. 2016. The Life of the Law.  

Povinelli, Elizabeth A. 2006. The Empire of Love: Toward a Theory of Intimacy, Genealogy, and

Carnality. Durham: Duke University Press.

Preston Blier, Suzanne. 2016. “Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba.” Cambridge University Press.

Renkin, Hadley Z. 2015. “Perverse Frictions: Pride, Dignity, and the Budapest LGBT March.”

Ethnos 80 (3): 409–32.

Rogers, Douglas. 2015. The Depths of Russia: Oil, Power, and Culture after Socialism. Ithaca,

NY: Cornell University Press.

Smith-Oka, Vania. 2016. “Microaggressions and the Reproduction of Social Inequalities in

Medical Encounters in Mexico.”

Tilly, Charles. 1994. Remapping Memory: The Politics of TimeSpace. Edited by Jonathan

Boyarin. Minnesota Archive Editions edition. Minneapolis: Univ Of Minnesota Press.

Transcript South Asian History and Culture (SAHC) Roundtable, 4th July 2015, Oxford.” 2016.

South Asian History and Culture 7 (1): 16–22.

Trilling, Lionel. 2016. “Sincerity and Authenticity” Harvard University Press.

Verran, Helen. 2016. Science and an African Logic.  

Watts Belser, Julia. 2016. “Vital Wheels: Disability, Relationality, and the Queer Animacy of

Vibrant Things.” Hypatia 31 (1): 5–21.