Welcoming two more journals to OHP

Jan 26, 2016

Affirmations of the Modern

Affirmations publishes the best in international research on modern art, letters, and cultures, with an interest in acts of theoretical and political coordination.

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Religion and Gender

Religion and Gender aims to explore the relation, confrontation and intersection of gender and religion, taking into account the multiple and changing manifestations of religion in diverse social and cultural contexts.

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Announcing Photomediations

Jan 11, 2016

Photomediations

Photomediations: A Reader offers a radically different way of understanding photography. The concept of photomediations that unites the twenty scholarly and curatorial essays collected here cuts across the traditional classification of photography as suspended between art and social practice in order to capture the dynamism of the photographic medium today. It also explores photography’s kinship with other media – and with us, humans, as media.

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Happy New Year (wink)

Jan 01, 2016

In Catastrophic Times

Isabelle Stengers claims we are living under an epochal shift: the possibility of a global climate crisis is now upon us. Pollution, the poison of pesticides, the exhaustion of natural resources, falling water tables, growing social inequalities – these are all problems that can no longer be treated separately.

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Twilight of the Anthropocene Idols

In Twilight of the Anthropocene Idols, Cohen, Colebrook and Miller turn their attention to the eco-critical and environmental humanities’ newest and most fashionable of concepts, the Anthropocene.

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Two new books

Sep 17, 2015

The First Sail: J. Hillis Miller

The film-book The First Sail: J. Hillis Miller is a film book based on the documentary film about J. Hillis Miller by Dragan Kujundžić in 2010.

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Occupy: A People Yet to Come

This collection of essays by world-leading scholars of Deleuze and Guattari examines how capitalism can be understood as a global abstract machine.

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Announcing Plankton Dreams

Jun 30, 2015

Plankton Dreams: What I Learned in Special-Ed

In Plankton Dreams, Mukhopadhyay crafts a proud, satiric style: the special ed student as literary troublemaker. ‘Mother had always taught me to learn from circumstance,’ he writes. ‘Here, the circumstance was humiliation, a particularly instructive teacher.’ ‘But I’m not complaining,’ he continues. ‘Humiliation, after all, made me a philosopher.

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