Category Archives: Jeffrey Jerome Cohen

Academic Books of 2015 – my top twenty

The vast majority of academic reading in 2015 was related to Foucault, with a lot of Shakespeare work along the way. Many of these were published some time ago. These were the twenty books published in 2015 I read and most … Continue reading

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Elemental Ecocriticism – Thinking with Earth, Air, Water and Fire

Elemental Ecocriticism – Thinking with Earth, Air, Water and Fire – now out from University of Minnesota Press, edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Lowell Duckert. Brings to ecotheory and the environmental humanities the challenges and possibilities offered by thinking … Continue reading

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Journal of Historical Geography review forum on The Birth of Territory published (Legg, Heffernan, McDonagh, Cohen, Sassen, Elden)

The review forum on The Birth of Territory in Journal of Historical Geography is now published. Reviews by Stephen Legg, Michael Heffernan, Briony McDonagh, Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Saskia Sassen, and a response by me. The full article requires subscription, but there is a preprint … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s next projects – “Earth” and “Veer Ecology”

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen’s next projects – “Earth” and “Veer Ecology” – details at In the Middle. When we return from Oregon I have a semester of leave to enjoy, so I will not be in the classroom for a while … Continue reading

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How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum

How We Write: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blank Page – edited by Suzanne Conklin Akbari, forthcoming from Punctum. This little book arose spontaneously, in the late spring of 2015, when a series of conversations emerged — first in … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen on ‘Creativity, Routine, Writing Lockdowns, and the Necessity of Ignoring Those Who Offer Themselves as Example’

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen has a draft of his contribution to a collection on writing with which I am also involved: ‘Creativity, Routine, Writing Lockdowns, and the Necessity of Ignoring Those Who Offer Themselves as Example‘. (A little more on my … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (ed.), Inhuman Nature – open access book from Punctum

Now available to download from Punctum books – Jeffrey Jerome Cohen (ed.), Inhuman Nature. Gathering into lively conversation scholars in medieval, early modern and object studies, Inhuman Nature explores the activity of the things, forces, and relations that enable, sustain and operate indifferently … Continue reading

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Prismatic Ecology and Hyperobjects reviewed in the Glasgow Review of Books

Jeffrey J. Cohen ed., Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory beyond Green (University of Minnesota Press, 2014) and Timothy Morton, Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (University of Minnesota Press, 2013) – reviewed in the Glasgow Review of Books by Tom White.

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REMEDIAEVAL: Proposal for a New Minigraph Book Series

In the Middle has news of an interesting publishing venture from Eileen Joy and Karl Steel – REMEDIAEVAL, a New Minigraph Book Series. Here’s a couple of paragraphs, but you should really check out the whole post: Currently, the Middle Ages … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Jerome Cohen on blogging and social media

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen has posted the text of a recent talk on blogging and social media, from the George Washington University symposium on Digital Humanities, at http://www.inthemedievalmiddle.com.

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