C21 Graduate Fellow Allain Daigle in the Atlantic!

Congratulations to current UWM doctoral candidate Allain Daigle for his recent article, “How the 50-mm Lens Became ‘Normal,’” in the May issue of The Atlantic! Allain’s piece was published in partnership with Object Lessons and offers a compelling history of the 50-mm lens’… Read More

New C21 Book: After Extinction Available Now

The Center for 21st Century Studies is excited to announce that After Extinction is now available from the University of Minnesota Press! The book originates from our 2015 conference of the same name and includes essays inspired by and evolving from panels, lectures,… Read More

Two New C21 Publications: Richard Grusin in Ambienti Mediali and Fata Morgana

Center for 21st Century Studies Director Richard Grusin has contributed a chapter on “Datamediation” for the new book Ambienti Mediali, edited by Pietro Montani, Dario Cecchi, and Martino Feyles. Featuring work by former C21 Ph.D. fellow Angela Maiello, Bernard Stiegler, Francesco… Read More

New C21 Book: After Extinction

Coming Soon! We are proud to announce that our latest book with the University of Minnesota Press, After Extinction, has a publication date set for March 2018. The book originates from our 2015 conference of the same name. Including both… Read More

Former Fellow Publication: Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice

Ryan Holifield (2010-11) served as co-editor (with Jayajit Chakraborty and Gordon Walker) of the recently published Routledge Handbook of Environmental Justice. The handbook presents an extensive and cutting-edge introduction to the diverse, rapidly growing body of research on pressing issues… Read More

LARB Reviews Anthropocene Feminism

Our most recent volume of essays, Anthropocene Feminism was reviewed by Catriona Sandilands (Environmental Studies, York University, Toronto) in the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Former Fellow Publication: The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Disease, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition

Former Fellow Katherine Paugh’s book, The Politics of Reproduction: Race, Disease, and Fertility in the Age of Abolition, has been published by Oxford University Press. The book addresses a new the frequently debated question of whether abolitionism was understood by… Read More

Fellows Tracey Heatherington and Bernard Perley Published in EuropeNow Journal

Former C21 fellows Tracey Heatherington (2013-14) and Bernard Perley (2007-08, 2015-16) took a peek inside the famed Global Seed Bank in Svalbard, Norway (before there was some flooding in May). Some of their notes can be found in their recently… Read More

Former Fellow Thomas Haigh Wins the Scranton and Wilkins Prizes

Former C21 fellow Thomas Haigh (2008-09) was presented with two awards at the 2017 Business History Conference for his co-authored article, “IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter” in Enterprise & Society 17, no. 2 (June 2016),… Read More

Former Fellow Publication: Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing

Former C21 fellow Stuart Moulthrop (2014-15), with Dene Grigar, has just published Traversals: The Use of Preservation for Early Electronic Writing with The MIT Press. The book continues Moulthrop’s work of documenting and preserving electronic literature—specifically those works that are… Read More