for research

[list is in progress]

Bellido, Jose. “Forensic Technologies in Music Copyright,” Social and Legal Studies 25, no. 4 (2016): 441–459.

Bellido, Jose and Hyo Yoon Kang, “In Search of a Trade Mark: Search Practices and Bureaucratic Poetics,” Griffiths Law Review 25, no. 2 (2016): 147–171.

Benjamin, Walter, The Arcades Project, trans. Howard Eiland and Kevin McLaughlin (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press).

Bennett, Jane. Vibrant Matters: A Political Ecology of Things (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010).

Bhandar, Brenna. “Title by Registration: Instituting Modern Property Law and Creating Racial Value in the Settler Colony,” Journal of Law and Society (2015): 253–282

Boltanski, Luc and Laurent Thévenot, On Justification. Economies of Worth (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006).

Bolter, Jay David, and Richard Grusin. 1999. Remediation: Understanding New Media. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Chandler, James, Arnold I. Davidson, and Adrian Johns. n.d. ‘Arts of Transmission: An Introduction’. Critical Inquiry 31 (Autumn): 1–6.

Clark, Andy. Being There: Putting Brain, Body, and World Together Again (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1998)

Conaghan, Joanne. “Feminism, Law and Materialism: Reclaiming the ‘Tainted’ Realm,” in Ashgate Research Companion into Feminist Legal Theory, ed. Margaret Davies and Vanessa E. Munro (Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge), 31–50.

Cortada, James W., ed. n.d. Archives of Data-Processing History: A Guide to Major U.S. Collections. New York: Greenwood Press.

Coole, Diana and Samantha Frost, eds., New Materialisms: Ontology, Agency, and Politics (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010).

Damasio, Antonio. Descartes’ Error (New York: Grosset Putnam, 1994)

———. Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow and the Feeling Brain (New York: Harcourt, 2003)

Derrida, Jacques. 2005. Paper Machine. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press.

Drucker, Johanna. 1994. The Visible Word: Experimental Typography and Modern Art 1909-1923. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

———. 2002. ‘Theory as Praxis: The Poetics of Electronic Textuality’. Modernism/Modernity 9: 683–91.

———. 2009. SpecLab: Digital Aesthetics and Projects in Speculative Computing. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

———. n.d. ‘Diagrammatic Writing & the Poetics of Relations’. archiving cultures, Institute for Modern and Contemporary Culture, University of Westminster. Accessed 21 January 2014.

Foucault, Michel. Archaeology of Knowledge.

———. Order of Things.

———. Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews & Other Writings, 1972–1977, ed. Colin Gordon (New York: Pantheon, 1980)

Frost, Samantha. “The Implication of the New Materialisms for Feminist Epistemology,” in Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science: Power in Knowledge, ed. H. E. Grasswick (Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer, 2011), 69–83.

Eggert, Paul. 2010. ‘Text as Algorithm and Process’. In Text and Genre in Reconstruction: Effects of Digitization on Ideas, Behaviours, Products and Institutions, edited by Willard McCarthy, 183–202. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers.

Gitelman, Lisa. 2004. ‘Media, Materiality, and the Measure of the Digital; or, the Case of Sheet Music and the Problem of Piano Rolls’. In Memory Bytes: History, Technology, and Digital Culture, edited by Lauren Rabinovitz and Abraham Geil, 199–217. Durham: Duke University Press.

———. 2006. Always Already New: Media, History, and the Data of Culture. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Grafton, Anthony. 1997. The Footnote: A Curious History. Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Grosz, Elizabeth. The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2017

Heidegger, Martin. n.d. What Is A Thing?

Hildebrandt, Mireille and Antoinette Rouvroy, eds., Autonomic Computing and Transformation of Human Agency (London: Routledge, 2011).

Hoffmann, Christoph. 2013. ‘Processes on Paper: Writing Procedures as Non-Material Research Devices’. Science in Context 26: 279–303.

Holmes, Frederic L., Juergen Renn, and Hans-Joerg Rheinberger, eds. n.d. Reworking the Bench: Research Notebooks in the History of Science. Doredrecht, Boston, London: Kluwer Aademic Publishers.

Hu, Tung-Hui. 2015. A Prehistory of the Cloud. Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press.

Jacob, Marie-Andree. “The Strikethrough: an Approach to Regulatory Writing and Professional Discipline,” Legal Studies 37, no. 1 (2016): 137–161;

Kafka, Ben. 2012. The Demon of Writing. Powers and Failures of Paperwork. New York: Zone Books.

Kalm, Gustav. “The Mechanical Art of Rhetoric in an Ordinary Sixteenth Century Formulary.” In The Art of Law: Artistic Representations and Iconography of Law and Justice in Context, from the Middle Ages to the First World War, edited by Georges Martyn, et al. Berlin: Springer, 2018.
Kalm, Gustav & Hamacher, Robert, “Binders and Ties” online gallery, collaboration for Bruno Latour’s Inquiry into Modes of Existence research project


Kang, Hyo Yoon.  “Science Inside Law: the Making of a New Patent Class in the International Patent Classification,” Science in Context 25, no. 4 (2012): 551–594.

———. “Law’s Materiality: Between Concrete Matters and Abstract Forms, or How Matter Becomes Material.” In Routledge Handbook for Law and Theory, ed. A. Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulous, 453–474. London: Routledge, 2018.

———. “Ghosts of Inventions: Patent Law’s Digital Mediations,” History of Science, special issue ‘Technologies of the Law/Law as a Technology,’ 57, no. 1 (2019): 38-61.

Kang, Hyo Yoon and Sara Kendall. “Legal Materiality”, Oxford Handbook for Law and the Humanities, eds Stern, del Mar, Myler. Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming 2019).

Kendall, Sara. “Archiving Victimhood: Practices of Inscription in International Criminal Law,” in Law, Memory, Violence: Uncovering the Counter-Archive, ed. S. Motha, S. and H. van Rijswijk (London: Routledge, 2015)

———. ‘Law’s Ends: On Algorithmic Warfare and Humanitarian Violence’, in War and Algorithm: Limits of Understanding, Law and Vision (eds. Max Liljefors, Gregor Noll, and Daniel Steuer, Rowland & Littlefield, forthcoming 2019)

Kirschenbaum, Matthew. 2008. Mechanisms. New Media and the Forensic Imagination. Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press.

Kittler, Friedrich.Discourse Networks 1800/1900 (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1990)

———. Gramophone Film Typewriter (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1999).

Krajewski, Markus. 2011. Paper Machines. About Cards & Catalogs, 1548-1929. Cambridge, MA & London: MIT Press.

Kramer, Sybille. 2008. Medium, Bote, Uebertragung: Kleine Metaphysic Der Medialitaet. Suhrkamp.

Kubal, Agnieszka. 2019. Tracing the Case File: Culture of Materiality in Immigration and Refugee Law. In Immigration and Refugee Law in Russia: Socio-Legal Perspectives (Law in Context, pp. 78-101). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/9781108283656.005

Lash, Scott. 1999. ‘Objects That Judge: Latour’s Parliament of Things’. June 1999.

Latour, Bruno. Science in Action (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1988)

———. “When Things Strike Back: A Possible Contribution of ‘Science Studies’ to the ‘Social Sciences,’” British Journal of Sociology 51 (2000): 107–123

———. ‘Why Has Critique Run out of Steam? From Matters of Fact to Matters of Concern’. Critical Inquiry 30 (Winter 2004): 225–48.

———. The Making of Law: An Ethnography of the Conseil d’État (Cambridge: Polity, 2010).

———.   An Enquiry into the Modes of Existence (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013)

Lazzarato, Maurizio. Signs and Machines (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2014).

Legendre, Pierre. De la Société comme Texte. Linéaments d’une anthropologie dogmatique (Paris: Librairie Arthème Fayard, 2001).

Lenoir, Timothy. 1997. Instituting Science: The Cultural Production of Scientific Disciplines. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Lezaun, Javier. “The Pragmatic Sanction of Materials: Notes for an Ethnography of Legal Substances,” Journal of Law and Society 39, no. 1 (2012): 20–38

———.  “Actor Network Theory,” in Social Theory Now, ed. Claudio Benzecry, Monika Krause, and Isaac Ariail Reed (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017): 305-336

Liu, Alan. 2004a. The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information. Chicago: Chicago University Press.

———. 2004b. ‘Transcendental Data: Toward a Cultural History and Aesthetics of the New Encoded Discourse’. Critical Inquiry 31: 49–84.

Luhmann, Niklas. Social Systems (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995).

———. “What Is Communication?,” Communication Theory 2 (1992): 251–259.

Madero, Marta. Tabula Picta. Painting and Writing in Medieval Law (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009)

Marx, Karl. The German Ideology, Part 1, Theses on Feuerbach, 1845, < >.

M’charek, Amade, and N. Zurawski. 2017. ‘“Dead-Bodies-at-the-Border”: Distributed Evidence and Emerging Forensic Infrastructure for Identification’. In Bodies of Evidence: Anthropological Studies of Security, Knowledge and Power, edited by M. Maguire and U. Rao, 145–64. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press.
Miller, Ruth A. 2013. Snarl. In Defense of Stalled Traffic and Faulty Networks. University of Michigan Press.

———. n.d. Seven Stories of Threatening Speech. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.

Noys, Benjamin. 1998. ‘Georges Bataille’s Base Materialism’. Cultural Values 2 (4): 499–517.

Pellegram, Andrea. 1998. ‘The Message in Paper’. In Material Cultures: Why Some Things Matter, edited by Daniel Miller. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Philippopoulos-Mihalopoulos, Andreas. ed. Law and Ecology: New Environmental Foundations (Abingdon, U.K.: Routledge, 2011).

———.  “Flesh of the Law: Material Legal Metaphors,” Journal of Law and Society 43 (2016): 45–65;

Porter, James. “Materialism,” Oxford Classical Dictionary (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016).

Pottage, Alain. “The Materiality of What?,” Journal of Law and Society 39 (2012): 167–183.

Pottage, Alain and Brad Sherman, Figures of Invention (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010)

Radul, Judy. 2007. ‘What Was behind Me Now Faces Me Performance, Staging, and Technology in the Court of Law’. Eurozine, 2 May 2007.

Ramshaw, Sara. Justice as Improvisation: The Law of the Extempore (London: Routledge, 2013).

Riles, Annelise. The Network Inside Out (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000).

———.  ed., Documents: Artifacts of Modern Knowledge (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2006).

Rotman, Brian. n.d. ‘Intangibles’.

Schlag, Pierre. “The Dedifferentiation Problem,” Continental Philosophy Review, 1, no. 42 (2009): 35–62.

Sellen, Abigail J., and Richard H. R. Harper. 2002. Myth of the Paperless Office. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Shaviro, Steven. 2014. The Universe of Things. On Speculative Realism. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Spieker, Sven. 2008. The Big Archive. Art from Bureaucracy. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press.

Sterelny, Kim. Thought in a Hostile World: The Evolution of Human Cognition (Oxford: Blackwell, 2003).

Teubner, Gunther. “Rights of Non‐humans? Electronic Agents and Animals as New Actors in Politics and Law,” Journal of Law and Society 33 (2006): 497–521.

Thacker, Eugene. 2010. After Life. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Tomlins, Christopher. “Toward a Materialist Jurisprudence,” in Transformations in American Legal History: Law, Ideology and Methods—Essays in Honor of Morton J. Horwitz, Vol. II, ed. Alfred Brophy and Daniel Hamilton (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2010.

———. “Historicism and Materiality in Legal Theory,” in Law in Theory and History. New Essays on a Neglected Dialogue, ed. Maksymilian del Mar and Michael Lobban (London: Hart, 2016), 57-83.

Vismann, Cornelia. “‘Rejouer les crimes’: Theater vs. Video.” Cardozo Studies in Law and Literature 13, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 119–135.

———. Files: Law and Media Technology (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2008).

Vismann, Cornelia and Markus Krajewski, “Computer Juridisms,” Grey Room 29 (2007): 90–109.

Weizman, Eyal. 2010. ‘Political Plastics’. Collapse. Philosophical Research and Development VI: 257–303.

White, James Boyd. The Legal Imagination (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1973).

Winner, Langdon. 1980. ‘Do Artifacts Have Politics?’ Daedalus 109 (1 (Modern Technology: Problem or Opportunity?)): 121–36.

Yates, JoAnne. 1989. Control through Communication: The Rise of System in American Management. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press.

Virno, Paul. 2001. ‘The Two Masks of Materialism’. Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy 12: 167–73.