like a dog

FORTHCOMING Fall 2023

Taking its cues from the New Narrative writing movement, like a dog considers how sexual identity is morphed, hidden, and denied by cultural forces like film, pornography, rape culture, and sexual semiotics. The speaker of like a dog, writes about her sexuality, sexual trauma, and relationships in the epistolary form to explore how the personal[…]

The Pandemic Visual Regime: Visuality and Performativity in the COVID-19 Crisis

FORTHCOMING Summer 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic has been expressed in various ways through visuality and performance, and some of its more nuanced cultural implications have taken place in a realm that goes beyond words. Through the exploration of the visual culture produced during and in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Pandemic Visual Regime: Visuality and Performativity in the COVID-19[…]

Analogical City

FORTHCOMING Spring 2023

In Analogical City, Cameron McEwan argues for architecture’s status as a critical project. McEwan revisits architect Aldo Rossi as a paradigmatic figure of the critical rational tradition, studying a neglected aspect of his thought — the analogical city — to excavate its potential. McEwan develops a grammar of the analogical city under the headings of[…]

Heavy Processing

FORTHCOMING Summer 2023

What happens when we take the joke of “lesbian processing” seriously as a research method? Heavy Processing does just this, by tracing the multi-directional genealogies and vast affinities of processing-heavy methods as innovations in information technologies (operating systems, central processing units, network designs). Part methods handbook, manifesto, and survival guide, this book opens up the[…]

The Way Things Go

FORTHCOMING Summer 2023

The Way Things Go contains a mix of poetry, art writing, and life writing about anticipatory grief, or mourning someone or something before it’s gone. Each successive chapter in the book decreases in length by exactly one sentence (a book-length Oulipian “melting snowball”), from a 71 sentence-long opening chapter, to a 70 sentence-long second chapter,[…]

Solarities: Elemental Encounters and Refractions

FORTHCOMING Spring 2023

In this transdisciplinary collection we explore the physical, conceptual, and political possibilities materialized by “solarity”— a form of relation to the sun and its elemental force upon planetary life. We believe that a different set of questions become possible when the material specificities of solar become the compass for thought, prompting us to uncover our[…]

Rituals for Climate Change: A Crip Struggle for Ecojustice

Imprint:

FORTHCOMING Summer 2023

Disability justice and ecojustice rarely are spoken in the same mouthful but are in constant conversation in our world. This mixed-genre manuscript of poetry and lyrical essay doesn’t contain just one point of view but encompasses dialectical perspectives which often exist in contradiction to each other. A disabled person is in need of plastic cups[…]

Taunting the Useful

FORTHCOMING Summer 2023

In an epoch driven by hyperconsumption and marvelously destructive futility, and in the context of a hegemonic utilitarianism where one goes to university to work rather than “develop a meaningful philosophy of life,” the concept of the useful is perhaps one most in need of interrogation. Taunting the Useful seeks to unsettle notions of usefulness[…]