Some of the texts we have been reading and discussing in the past few years include:
Amoore, Louise. The Politics of Possibility: Risk and Security Beyond Probability. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013.
Browne, Simone. “Everybody’s got a little light under the sun: Black luminosity and the visual culture of surveillance.” Cultural Studies 26, no. 4 (2012): 542-564.
Cowen, Deborah. The Deadly Life of Logistics: Mapping Violence in Global Trade. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2014.
DeLoughrey, Elizabeth. “Radiation Ecologies and the Wars of Light.” MFS Modern Fiction Studies 55, no. 3 (2009): 468-498.
Duffield, Mark. “Total war as environmental terror: Linking liberalism, resilience, and the bunker.” South Atlantic Quarterly 110, no. 3 (2011): 757-769.
Easterling, Keller. Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space. Verso Books, 2014.
González, Roberto J. American Counterinsurgency: Human Science and the Human Terrain. Vol. 34. Prickly Paradigm, 2009.
Greenburg, Jennifer. “The” Strong Arm” and the” Friendly Hand”: Military Humanitarianism in Post-earthquake Haiti.” Journal of Haitian Studies 19, no. 1 (2013): 95-122.
Jarmakani, Amira. An Imperialist Love Story: Desert Romances and the War on Terror. NY: New York University Press, 2015.
Khalili, Laleh. Time in the Shadows: Confinement in Counterinsurgencies. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013.
Paik, A. Naomi. “Carceral Quarantine at Guantánamo: Legacies of US Imprisonment of Haitian Refugees, 1991–1994,” Radical History Review, Issue 115, Winter 2013: 142-168.
Said, Wadie. Crimes of Terror: The Legal and Political Implications of Federal Terrorism Prosecutions. NY: Oxford University Press, 2015.
Tawil-Souri, Helga and Dina Matar, eds., Gaza as Metaphor, London: Hurst, 2016.