Jennifer Rhee, The Robotic Imaginary: The Human and the Price of Dehumanized Labor (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2018). 240 pp., ISBN: 978151790298 (paperback, $27)
Soraya Murray, On Video Games: The Politics of Race, Gender and Space (New York: I. B. Tauris, 2018). xv +315pp., ISBN: 9781786732507 (PDF eBook, $82.50)
Ari Larissa Heinrich, Chinese Surplus: Biopolitical Aesthetics and the Medically Commodified Body (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2018). 264 pp., ISBN: 9780822370536 (paperback, $25.95)
Elizabeth Jochum is an Associate Professor in the Research Laboratory for Art and Technology (RELATE) at Aalborg University, Denmark. Her expertise cuts across the fields of theater and performance studies, robotic art, and human–robot interaction. She cofounded the Robot Culture and Aesthetics (ROCA) research group and the Robots, Art, People and Performance (RAPP) Lab. Her current book project surveys robots in performance across theater, dance, opera, and visual art. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graeme Stout is a Senior Lecturer and Film Studies Coordinator at the University of Minnesota. He holds a doctorate in comparative literature (Minnesota) and master's degrees in philosophy (Carleton) and theory and criticism (Western Ontario). His teaching and research focus on the relationship between political forces (migration, war, and revolution) and media forms (cinema, television, and digital platforms). He is coeditor of Alien Imaginations: Science Fiction and Tales of Transnationalism (Bloomsbury, 2015). His main research focus is the cultural legacy of terrorism and political violence in Italy and Germany from the late 1960s to the present day.
Brian Bergen-Aurand is the Editor of Screen Bodies and author of Ruined Bodies / Asian Screens: Incarnation and Labor in Situated Film and Media (forthcoming). Email: email@example.com