Publications

Edited Volumes

Deautomating the Future, edited by Johannes Fehrle, Marlon Lieber, and J. Jesse Ramírez (in preparation).

Im/possibility: On the Production, Distribution, and Articulation of the Possible and the Impossible, special issue of Coils of the Serpent, edited by Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Cord-Christian Casper, Emmanuel Tristan Kugland, and Marlon Lieber (forthcoming 2020).

Marx and the United States, special issue of Amerikastudien / American Studies, vol. 62, no. 4, 2017, edited by Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich and Marlon Lieber.

 

Articles

(with Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich) "To Preserve the Possibility of Communal Life and Emancipation." Interview with Joshua Clover. Im/possibility: On the Production, Distribution, and Articulation of the Possible and the Impossible, special issue of Coils of the Serpent, edited by Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Cord-Christian Casper, Emmanuel Tristan Kugland, and Marlon Lieber (forthcoming 2020).

"The Living Dead in the Long Downturn: Im/possible Communism and Zombie Narrative Form." Im/possibility: On the Production, Distribution, and Articulation of the Possible and the Impossible, special issue of Coils of the Serpent, edited by Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich, Cord-Christian Casper, Emmanuel Tristan Kugland, and Marlon Lieber (forthcoming 2020).

(with Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich) "Riotology: A Dialogue of Riots and Resistance." SOAR: Society of Americanists Review, vol. 2, 2019 (under review).

"Art and Economic Objecthood: Preliminary Remarks on 'Sensuous Supra-Sensuous' Things." The Return of the Aesthetic in American Studies, special issue of REAL – Yearbook of Research in English and American Literature, vol. 35, 2019, edited by Winfried Fluck, Rieke Jordan, and Johannes Voelz, pp. 61-80 (read it here).

(with Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich) “The United States of Marx and Marxism: Introduction.” Marx and the United States, special issue of Amerikastudien / American Studies, vol. 62, no. 4, 2017, edited by Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich and Marlon Lieber, pp. 511-29 (read it here).

"I Was Always Interested in Capitalism.” Interview with Walter Benn Michaels. Marx and the United States, special issue of Amerikastudien / American Studies, vol. 62, no. 4, 2017, edited by Dennis Büscher-Ulbrich and Marlon Lieber, pp. 663-75 (read it here).

"Neoliberalismus von links: Der Soziologe Daniel Zamora über die neoliberale Anschlussfähigkeit von Michel Foucault.” Interview with Daniel Zamora. analyse & kritik: Zeitung für linke Debatte und Praxis, no. 616, May 2016, p. 32 (read it here).

"Sind die Vereinigten Staaten von America ‘post-racial’?” POLIS: Report der deutschen Vereinigung für politische Bildung, no. 3, 2014, pp. 15-17 (read it here).

 

Book Chapters

"Money-Form and Master Painting, or, When Warhol Wanted to Paint the Universal Equivalent Form." U.S. American Culture as Popular Culture, edited by Astrid Böger and Florian Sedlmeier, Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter (in preparation).

"Lebende Tote im langen Abschwung: Colson Whiteheads Zone One (2011) und die Katastrophe der Kapitalakkumulation." Literatur und Kapitalismuskritik: Aktuelle Perspektiven, edited by Annika Gonnermann, Sina Schuhmaier, and Lisa Schwander, Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag (forthcoming 2020).

"Spaces of Communal Misery: The Weird Post-Capitalism of Beasts of the Southern Wild." Spaces and Fictions of the Weird and the Fantastic: Ecologies, Geographies, Oddities, edited by Julius Greve and Florian Zapp, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019, pp. pp. 183-200.

"(Post-Black) Bildungsroman or Novel of (Black Bourgeois) Manners? The Logic of Reproduction in Colson Whitehead’s Sag Harbor.” Power Relations in Black Lives: Reading African American Literature and Culture with Bourdieu and Elias, edited by Christa Buschendorf, Bielefeld: transcript Verlag, 2018, pp. 101-21 (read it here).

"Being Afraid of ‘Post-Blackness’: What’s Neoliberalism Got to Do With It?” African American Culture and Society After Rodney King: Provocations and Protests, Progression and “Post-Racialism, edited by Josephine Metcalf and Carina Spaulding, Farnham: Ashgate, 2015, pp. 269-82 (read it here).

"’It’s Always Mississippi in the fifties’: Colson Whitehead’s Imaginative Geography of the U.S. South.” The South From Elsewhere, edited by Marcel Arbeit, Olomouc: Palacký University Olomouc, 2014, pp. 115-28 (read it here).

"Rural Electrification plus Government Power: Leo Marx, the Materialist Dialectic, and Power and the Land.” Rereading The Machine in the Garden: Nature and Technology in American Culture, edited by Eric Erbacher, Nicole Maruo-Schröder, and Florian Sedlmeier, Frankfurt/New York: Campus Verlag, 2014, pp. 101-20 (read it here).

 

Book Reviews

Review of Annie McClanahan, Dead Pledges: Debt, Crisis, and Twenty-First-Century Culture, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2017. The New Americanist, vol. 2, no. 2, 2019, pp. 139-41 (forthcoming).

Review of Ian Fraser, Identity, Politics and the Novel: The Aesthetic  Moment, Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2013. Marx & Philosophy Review of Books, Dec. 7, 2015, marxandphilosophy.org.uk/reviewofbooks/reviews/2015/2102.

 

Public Writing

(with Daniel Zamora) “Rebel Without a Cause: The politics of The Hunger Games series aren’t as revolutionary as they’ve been hyped to be.” Jacobin, Jan. 4, 2016, www.jacobinmag.com/2016/01/hunger-games-review-capitalism-revolution-mockingjay-suzanne-collins/.

 

Translations

Christa Buschendorf. “We Have a Dream.” Interview with Cornel West. Gazette: Das politische Kulturmagazin, no. 38, Summer 2013, pp. 71-77 (abridged translation of “‘We Need Martin More Than Ever’: Interview with Cornel West on Martin Luther King, Jr., August 2011.” Amerikastudien / American Studies, vol. 56, no. 3, 2011, pp. 449-67).