Publications

Monographs

Dissensual Operations: Bruce Andrews and the Problem of Political Subjectivity in Avant-Garde Poetry and Aesthetics. Electronic Dissertation, University of Hamburg and EPC Digital Library, Pennsylvania State University, 2016.

Racialized Superfluity and the Long Crisis of Capital: Riots and Articulations of the Surplus Proletariat 1965–2020 (in preparation).

Edited Volumes

Im/Possibility. Ed. Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Cord-Christian Casper, Emmanuel T. Kugland, Marlon Lieber. Special issue of Coils of the Serpent, No. 8, Feb. 2021. Forthcoming.

Marx and the United States. Ed. Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich and Marlon Lieber. Special issue of Amerikastudien / American Studies Vol. 62, No. 4, 2017.

Innovation – Konvention: Transdisziplinäre Beiträge zu einem kulturellen Spannungsfeld. Ed. Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Stefanie Kadenbach, Martin Kindermann. Bielefeld: transcript, 2013.

Articles

‘To Preserve the Possibility of Communal Life and Emancipation’: An Interview with Joshua Clover” (with Marlon Lieber). Im/Possibility. Special issue of Coils of the Serpent,  No. 8 (February 2021): 169–185.

On the Production, Distribution, and Articulation of the Possible and Impossible.Im/Possibility. Ed. Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Cord-Christian Casper, Emmanuel T. Kugland, Marlon Lieber. Special issue of Coils of the Serpent, No. 8 (February 2021): 1–13.

"Black Atlantic, Black Liberation." Cultural Studies: An Introduction to the Study of British and American Cultures. Ed. Christian Huck. University of Kiel, 2021.

Riotology: A Dialogue on Riots and Resistance” (with Marlon Lieber). The Resistance. Ed. Anthony B. Buccitelli, Evangelia Kindinger, Lauren Sklaroff. Special issue of  SOAR: Society of Americanists Review 2 (2019/2020).

The New Right, Neoliberalism, and the Real of Capital.Cultural Studies and the Challenge of the New Right. Ed. Florian Cord. Special issue of Coils of the Serpent, No. 2  (April 2018): 4-19.

Surplus Trap: Crisis, Gangsta Rap, and Trap Music Videos.African Americans: Free at last? Equal at last? Ed. Jutta Zimmermann. Special issue of LWU L3/4 (2017): 211-239.

The United States of Marx and Marxism” (with Marlon Lieber). Marx and the United States. Ed. Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich and Marlon Lieber. Special issue of Amerikastudien /  American Studies 62.4 (2017): 511-529.

“Baraka in 2010: ‘To understand it as a worker and understand it as an intellectual’ – an interview with Amiri Baraka (Newark, September 23, 2010).” Ed. Julia Bloch and  Michael S. Hennessey. Jacket2 (September 2014).

“The Contextualizing Capacity of the Writing Itself: Bruce Andrews with Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich.” Ed. Julia Bloch and Michael S. Hennessey. Jacket2 (October 2012).

Bruce Andrews, Dissensus and the Critique of Subjectivity.Bruce Andrews: A Symposium & Reading. Ed. Elisabeth Frost. New York: Fordham, 2012.

Book Chapters

Politics and the Production of Space: Downtown and Out with Rancière and Lefebvre.Exploring the Spatiality of the City across Cultural Texts: Narrating Spaces, Reading Urbanity. Ed. Rebekka Rohleder and Martin Kindermann. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 141-166.

“Capitalizing Contradiction, Capitalizing the Commons: Microsoft’s Neoliberal Common Sense and Marx’s ‘General Intellect.’” Contradiction Studies: Mapping the Field.  Zürich: Springer, 2020. Forthcoming.

No Future for Nobody? Zombie Riots and the Real of Capital.Modernities and Modernization in North America. Ed. Ruth Mayer and Ilka Brasch. Heidelberg: Winter, 2018.

"Introducing Disagreement: Rancière's Anti-Sociology and the Parallax of Political Subjectivity and Political Economy (of Racism)." Power Relations in Black Lives: Reading African American Literature and Culture with Bourdieu and Elias. Ed. Christa Buschendorf (Bielefeld: transcript, 2017), 257-279.

"What’s that 'New Thing'? Free Jazz and New Black Poetry Between Oral Tradition and Avant-Garde Impulse" in: Innovation - Konvention: Transdisziplinäre Beiträge zu einem kulturellen Spannungsfeld, ed. Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Stefanie Kadenbach, Martin Kindermann (Bielefeld: transcript, 2013). 113-142.

“‘Nichts ramponiert eine Vorstellung mehr als diverse Angriffe / in abgrenzender Form’: Ein Nachwort.”Charles Bernstein: Angriff der Schwierigen Gedichte. München: luxbooks, 2014.

“The Soundtrack of Our Lives? Zur Funktionalisierung von Musik in der Popliteratur.” Poetik der Oberfläche: Die Deutschsprachige Popliteratur der 1990er Jahre. Ed. Olaf  Grabienski, Till Huber, Jan-Noël Thon. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2011. 165-184.

“Schamanismus, Rausch und performative Lyrik in den USA: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure und Jim Morrison” (mit Hans-Peter Rodenberg). Wahnsinn in der Kunst:  kulturelle Imaginationen vom Mittelalter bis zum 21. Jahrhundert. Ed. Susanne Rohr and Lars Schmeink. Trier: VWT, 2011. 123-149.

“The Poet/Poem as Agent Provocateur: Sounding the Performative Dimension of Amiri Baraka’s ‘Somebody Blew Up America.’” States of the Art: Considering Poetry Today.  Ed. Klaus Martens and Ramin Djahazi. Würzburg: Königshausen & Neumann, 2010. 86-101.

“A Howl Against Corporate Liberal Culture: Zur Verschränkung von Kulturkritik und Ästhetik in der Lyrik der amerikanischen Nachkriegsavantgarde.” Post-Coca-Colanization:  Leben in der postglobalen Welt. Ed. Sophia Komor and Rebekka Rohleder. Frankfurt: Lang, 2009. 111-130.

“Ideologisch motivierte Musikzensur in God’s Own Country: Mechanismen der Zensur im Kampf um die amerikanische Mainstreamkultur.” Rock- und Popmusik: zensiert,  diskutiert, unterschlagen. Ed. Roland Seim and Josef Spiegel. Münster: Telos, 2004. 38-44.

Book Reviews

Review of Sebastian Berg, Intellectual Radicalism after 1989: Crisis and Re-Orientation in the British and the American Left, Bielefeld: transcript, 2016. Amerikastudien /  American Studies 64.3 (2019): 457-461.

Review of Colin Wells, Poetry Wars: Verse and Politics in the American Revolution and Early Republic, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. Anglia 137/3  (Fall 2019): 518-521.

Review of Shane Denson, Postnaturalism: Frankenstein, Film, and the Anthropotechnical Interface, Bielefeld: transcript, 2014. LWU LXVII 1/2 ( 2014 ): 207-208.

Public Writing

Der Achtzehnte Brumaire des Donald J. Trump: Die Klassenkämpfe in den USA und die lange Krise des Kapitals.” NON (August 30, 2019).

“S=P=R=A=C=H=E?” Karawa 4 (October 2012).

Academic Translations

Riot. Strike. Riot: Die neue Ära der Aufstände. Ed. Karl-Heinz Dellwo and Achim Szepanski. Trans. Richard Bachmann, Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Jan Heintz. Hamburg:  Galerie der abseitigen Künste, 2021. Forthcoming.

Conference Papers, Public Lectures and Workshops

"The Pipeline Riots and the Riot Pipeline: Struggles in a Warming World, with Joshua Clover and Andreas Malm." Online Discussion, Helle Panke, Berlin, Feb. 11, 2021.

“Kommunisierung und Wertformtheorie bei Endnotes, Chuang und Kosmoprolet.” Value After Work, or, After-Work Value, Cultural Studies Workshop, University of Kiel, Feb. 20, 2020.

“#TrapLivesMatter: Towards a Materialist Reading of Trap Music Videos.” 66th Annual DGfA Conference, U.S.-American Culture as Popular Culture, University of Hamburg,  Jun. 14, 2019.

“Zombie Riots: Dead Labor and Racialized Superfluity.” Cultural Studies Research Colloquium, University of Kiel, May 15, 2019.

“Surplus Trap: Towards a Materialist Analysis of Trap Music.” Urban Music Studies Network, Groove the City: Urban Music Policies Between Informal Networks and  Institutional Governance, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Nov. 25, 2018.

“‘A counterproposal of unmanageability’: Riots and the Carceral State.” 65th Annual DGfA Conference, American Counter/Publics, Free University Berlin, May 26, 2018.

“The United States of Marx and Marxism: A Critical Survey of Contemporary Radical Thought” (with Marlon Lieber). Quo Vadis USA?, lecture series, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Dec. 18, 2018.

“Surplus Proletariat, Circulation Struggles, and the New Right.” 15th Annual Historical Materialism Conference, Taking on the Right, SOAS University of London, Nov. 11, 2017.

“No Future for Nobody: Zombies Riots and the Real of Capital.” 64th Annual DGfA Conference, Modernities and Modernization in North America, University of Hannover, Jun. 10, 2017.

“The New Right, Neoliberalism, and the Real of Capital.” Coils of the Serpent Conference, Cultural Studies and the Challenge of the New Right, University of Leipzig, Jan. 13, 2017.

“Capitalizing (on) Commons: General Intellect and Neoliberal Capital.” 63rd Annual DGfA Conference, The United States and the Question of Rights, University of  Osnabrück, May 20, 2016.

“Rethinking the Right to the City: Democracy, Police and the Parallax of Political Economy.” 63rd Annual DGfA Conference, The United States and the Question of Rights,  University of Osnabrück, May 21, 2016.

“The Right to the City: Emancipatory Politics and the Trouble with La Police.” Symposium paper at Political Participation in a Post-Democratic Era, University of Oldenburg,  Jun. 19, 2015.

“The Right to New York City: Democratic Politics and the Trouble with La Police.” John F. Kennedy School International Conference, Alliances: Un/Common Causes and the  Politics of Participation, Free University Berlin, May 9, 2015.

“Hideous progeny: Mary Shelleys Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus und seine filmischen Adaptionen” (with Rebekka Rohleder). Phantastische Literatur vom 18.  Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart, lecture series, University of Kiel, Nov. 18, 2014.

“The Right to Urban Farming and a Rooftop Garden? Ecological Urbanism and (the End of) Politics.” Workshop (with Marius Henderson). 61st Annual DGfA Conference,  America After Nature: Democracy, Culture, Environment, University of Würzburg, Jun. 13, 2014.

“The Big Green Apple? Green Ideology and Ecological Urbanism in New York City.” 61st Annual DGfA Conference, America After Nature: Democracy, Culture, Environment, University of Würzburg, Jun. 13, 2014.

“Fear of a Black Dissensus: Notes Towards an Indisciplinary Black Studies.” Bremen Black Studies conference paper at The Future(s) of Black Studies: Historicity,  Methodology, Ethics, University of Bremen, Apr. 25, 2014.

“Burroughs Scissorhands: Cut-Up und Dissens/ualität“. Paper presentation at the Burroughs Symposium Kulturwissenschaftliche und poetische Annäherungen an William S. Burroughs’ Werk und Wirken, Hamburger Deichtorhallen, Aug. 16, 2013.

“On the Dissensual Perception and Production of Urban Space: Downtown 81 with Lefebvre and Rancière and no Money“. Conference paper at Narrating Spaces – Reading Urbanity, University of Hamburg, Sep. 8, 2012.

“Angriff der schwierigen Gedichte.” Bilingual reading with/introduction to Charles Bernstein, Lettrétage, Berlin, Sept. 11, 2012.

“Reagan-Era Word Bombing? Bruce Andrews, Dissensus and the Critique of Subjectivity.” Annual NPF conference paper at Poetry and Poetics of the 1980s, University of Maine, Jul. 30, 2012.

“Pop/musik und Dissensualität: Von ‘hörenden’ Subjekten und ‘emanzipierten Hörern.’” Conference paper at Pop/musik. Methodische Zugänge zu einem transversalen Phänomen, University of Kiel, Mar. 29, 2012.

“Intermediale Kunst und Soziale Interaktion: Konstitutive Intersubjektivität bei Dick Higgins und Bruce Andrews”. Kultur – Subjektivität – Authentizität. Entgrenzungen: von Intertextualität bis Transmedialität, lecture series, University of Hamburg, Jan. 26, 2011.

“Rancière’s Critical Genealogy of Aesthetics and Politics: Implications for Avant-Garde Studies and Critical Aesthetics.” Conference paper at Approaching Literary and  Cultural Theory: 9th Annual Students and Graduate Conference, Humboldt-University Berlin, Nov. 12, 2010.

“Aesthetics and Radical Politics: Bruce Andrews, Amiri Baraka, and Avant-Garde Praxis in the United States.” Politik und Ästhetik: A Marriage of Inconvenience, lecture series, University of Hamburg, May 6, 2010.

“What’s that New Thing? Free Jazz and New Black Poetry Between Oral Tradition and Avant- Garde Impulse.” Alles bleibt anders! Zum Spannungsfeld von Innovation und Konvention in Sprache, Literatur und Medien, lecture series, University of Hamburg, Jun 17, 2009.

“The Soundtrack of Our Lives? Zur Funktionalisierung von Musik in der Popliteratur.” Poetik der Oberfläche: Die Deutschsprachige Popliteratur der 1990er Jahre, lecture series, University of Hamburg, May 18, 2009.

“Schamanismus, Rausch und performative Lyrik” (with Hans-Peter Rodenberg). Wahnsinn in der Kunst, lecture series, University of Hamburg, Dec. 9, 2008.

“The Poet/Poem as Agent Provocateur: Sounding the Performative Dimension of Amiri Baraka’s ‘Somebody Blew Up America.’” Conference paper at States of the Art: Considering Poetry Today, Saarland-University Saarbrücken, Oct. 23, 2008.

“A Howl Against Corporate Liberal Culture: Zur Verschränkung von Kulturkritik und Ästhetik in der Lyrik der amerikanischen Nachkriegsavantgarde.” Post-Coca-Colanization: Zurück zur Vielfalt?, lecture series, University of Hamburg, May 28, 2008.