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Meaningful Flesh: Reflections on Religion and Nature for a Queer Planet

Forthcoming

Religion is much queerer than we ever imagined. Nature is as well. These are the two basic insights that have led to this volume: the authors included here hope to queerly go where no thinkers ...

The Old Nubian Language

Forthcoming

Eugenia Smagina (Евгéния Б. Смáгина) first published her grammar of the Old Nubian language in 1986 in Russian. For more than thirty years the work has remained untranslated, even though the late Gerald M. Browne ...

Going Postcard: The Letter(s) of Jacques Derrida

Forthcoming

In 1980, Jacques Derrida published La carte postale: De Socrate à Freud et au-delà. At the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the English translation, Going Postcard: The Letter(s) of Jacques Derrida revisits this seminal work in Derrida's oeuvre. Derrida himself ...

Hack the Experience: New Tools for Artists from Cognitive Science

Forthcoming

Hack The Experience will reframe your perspective on how your audience engages your work. This will happen as you learn how to control attention through spatial and time-based techniques that you can harness as you ...

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