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Angelaki: New Work in the Theoretical Humanities


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New Work in the Theoretical Humanities is associated with Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, a leading international interdisciplinary journal that has done much to consolidate the field of research designated by its subtitle and which has been at the forefront of publication for three decades. The book series publishes generous edited collections across the humanities as informed by European philosophy and literary and cultural theory. It has a strong interest in aesthetics and art theory and also features work in those areas of the social sciences, such as social theory and political theory, that are informed by Angelaki's core disciplinary concentration. This broad latitude is disciplined by a strong sense of identity and the series editors' long experience of research and teaching in the humanities. The Angelaki journal is well known for its exceptionally substantial special issues. New Work in the Theoretical Humanities publishes vanguard collections on current developments in the energetic and increasingly international field of the theoretical humanities as well as volumes on major living thinkers and writers and those of the recent past. Volumes in the series are conceived as broad but integrated treatments of their themes, with the intention of producing contributions to the literature of lasting value.

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Tranimacies Intimate Links Between Animal and Trans* Studies

Tranimacies: Intimate Links Between Animal and Trans* Studies

1st Edition

Edited By Eliza Steinbock, Marianna Szczygielska, Anthony Clair Wagner
May 25, 2021

Tranimacies is a neologism that pushes and pulls together transness and animality so as to better germinate unruly, wily, perverse relationships between them, and their spawn. Through tranimacies the book aims at rethinking the linking of liberation struggles amongst former colonized peoples and ...

Nuclear Theory Degree Zero: Essays Against the Nuclear Android

Nuclear Theory Degree Zero: Essays Against the Nuclear Android

1st Edition

Edited By John Kinsella, Drew Milne
February 23, 2021

Nuclear Theory Degree Zero: Essays Against the Nuclear Android investigates the threat conveyed and maintained by the nuclear cycle: mining, research, health, power generation and weaponry. Central to this polyvalent 'report' on the infiltration of our lives and control over them exerted by the ...

Love and Vulnerability Thinking with Pamela Sue Anderson

Love and Vulnerability: Thinking with Pamela Sue Anderson

1st Edition

Edited By Pelagia Goulimari
December 31, 2020

Love and Vulnerability: Thinking with Pamela Sue Anderson developed out of the desire for dialogue with the late feminist philosopher Pamela Sue Anderson’s extraordinary, previously unpublished, last work on love and vulnerability. The collection publishes this work for the first time, with a ...

Relationality

Relationality

1st Edition

Edited By Simone Drichel
December 31, 2020

This book on Relationality addresses our growing "crisis of connection" by foregrounding the multi-faceted ways in which we are interconnected with each other and the world in which we live. When Niobe Way and her collaborators first proclaimed such a "crisis" in their 2018 book The Crisis of ...

Sentient Subjects Post-humanist Perspectives on Affect

Sentient Subjects: Post-humanist Perspectives on Affect

1st Edition

Edited By Gerda Roelvink, Magdalena Zolkos
December 28, 2020

Non-cognitive expressions of the life of the subject – feeling, motion, tactility, instinct, automatism, and sentience – have transformed how scholars understand subjectivity, agency and identity. This collection investigates the critical purchase of the idiom of affect in this ‘post-humanist’ ...

Institutional Transformations Imagination, Embodiment, and Affect

Institutional Transformations: Imagination, Embodiment, and Affect

1st Edition

Edited By Danielle Celermajer, Millicent Churcher, Moira Gatens
October 01, 2020

Formal and informal institutions structure our social interactions by giving rise to normative expectations and patterns of collective behaviour. This collection grapples with how affect, imagination, and embodiment can operate to either constrain or enable the justice of institutions and the ...

The African Other Philosophy, Justice and the Self

The African Other: Philosophy, Justice and the Self

1st Edition

Edited By Abraham Olivier
November 20, 2019

This book provides a much-needed philosophical response to the recurrent postcolonial call to uproot the prevalent workings of the colonial regime, with a close focus on the African context. The work addresses a range of questions concerning the othering of Africans in the postcolonial ...

Alien Vectors: Accelerationism, Xenofeminism, Inhumanism

Alien Vectors: Accelerationism, Xenofeminism, Inhumanism

1st Edition

Edited By James Trafford, Pete Wolfendale
October 21, 2019

This book works through the notion of the alien in contemporary philosophy. The authors attempt to think through politics, posthumanism, and alienation beyond and across the circuitry of thought that would otherwise enfold the alien in its regressive and parochial trappings. The figure of the Other...

Critical Image Configurations: The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman

Critical Image Configurations: The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman: The Work of Georges Didi-Huberman

1st Edition

Edited By Stijn De Cauwer, Laura Katherine Smith
October 09, 2019

This book illuminates a variety of the key themes and positions that are developed in the work of art historian and philosopher Georges Didi-Huberman, one of the most influential image-theorists of our time. Beginning with a translated exchange on the politics of images between Jacques Rancière ...

Queer Objects

Queer Objects

1st Edition

Edited By Guy Davidson, Monique Rooney
May 14, 2019

Pursuing the discursive or material effects of relational queerness, this book reflects on how objects can illuminate, affect, and animate queer modes of being. In the early 1990s the queer theorist Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick defined queer as “multiply transitive . . . relational and strange,” rather ...

Sonic Encounters with Blanchot

Sonic Encounters with Blanchot

1st Edition

Edited By Adam Potts
March 18, 2019

Sonic Encounters with Blanchot is the first book to explore the relationship of sound and music with the work of Maurice Blanchot. The volume brings together scholars from a range of disciplines who listen closely to the sounds and resonances emanating from within Blanchot’s work and who consider ...

Problems in Twentieth Century French Philosophy

Problems in Twentieth Century French Philosophy

1st Edition

Edited By Sean Bowden, Mark G. E. Kelly
February 18, 2019

Read through the lens of a single key concept in twentieth-century French philosophy, that of the "problem", this book relates the concept to specific thinkers and situates it in relation both to the wider history of philosophy and contemporary concerns. How exactly should the notion of problems be...

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