Selected Articles and Book Chapters
- “Out With the New.” Negotiations in a Vacant Lot: Studying the Visual in Canada. Ed. Lynda Jessup, Erin Morton and Kirsty Robertson. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2014. 107-113.
Out With the New [119.20KB]
- Andrew Pendakis and Imre Szeman. “Introduction: Marxisms Lost and Found.” Contemporary Marxist Theory: A Reader. New York: Bloomsbury, 2014.
- Brent Bellamy and Imre Szeman. “Life After People: Science Faction and Ecological Futures.” Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction. Ed. Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson. Middeltown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2013.
- “The Political Nature of Things: David Suzuki and the Canadian Public.” The Public Intellectual and the Culture of Hope. Ed. Joel Faflak and Jason Haslam. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013.
Suzuki and Politics [265.36KB]
- “Manhattanism and Future Cities: Some Provocations on Art and New Urban Forms.” Transnationalism Activism Art. Ed. Kit Dobson and Áine McGlynn. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2013.
- “Theories of National Literature.” The Encyclopedia of the Novel. Gen. Ed. Peter Logan. New York: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. 562-566.
- “Cultural Theory: A Glossary.” Cultural Theory: An Anthology. Ed. Imre Szeman and Tim Kaposy. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Cultural Theory: A Glossary [742.65KB]
- “Globalization, Postmodernism and (Autonomous) Criticism.” Cultural Autonomy: Frictions and Connections. Ed. Petra Rethmann, Imre Szeman and William Coleman. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010. 66-85.
Globalization and Postmodernism [112.96KB]
- “Theses on Philosophy in the Age of Finance Capital” (with Nicholas Brown). A Leftist Ontology. Ed. Carsten Strathausen. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009. 33-55.
Theses on Philosophy [228.53KB]
- “Introduction: Between Empires: On Cultural Studies in Canada” (with Faurschou and Mookerjea). In Canadian Cultural Studies: A Reader. Ed. Sourayan Mookerjea, Imre Szeman and Gail Faurschou. Duke University Press, 2009. 1-33.
Canadian Cultural Studies [1.16MB]
- “Tránsito forzoso: un diálogo sobre Black Sea Files y Contained Mobility / Forced Transit: A Dialogue on Black Sea Files and Contained Mobility (with Ursula Biemann). Political Typographies: Visual Essays on the Margins of Europe. Barcelona: Fundació Antonio Tàpies, 2007: 2-35.
Forced Transit - Ursula Biemann [835.46KB]
- “Cultural Studies and the Transnational.” New Cultural Studies: Adventures in Theory. Ed. Gary Hall and Claire Birchall. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2006: 200-218.
- Globalization.” The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism. Ed. Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth and Imre Szeman. Second Edition. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005: 458-465.
“The Limits of Culture: The Frankfurt School and/for Cultural Studies.” In Rethinking the Frankfurt School: Alternative Legacies of Cultural Critique. Ed. Caren Irr and Jeffrey Nealon. Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2002: 59-80.
- “Art Against Oil: Offshore and other experiments in eco-representation.” ??Point of View Magazine” 97 (2015): 29-31.
- “How to Know About Oil: Energy Epistemologies and Political Futures.” Journal of Canadian Studies 47.3 (2013): 145-168.
- “Introduction: Between the Exception and the Rule” (with Sarah Blacker). Public: Art/Culture/Ideas 50 (2014): 7-18.
Intro to Public 50 [664.30KB]
- “Ownership in Retreat?” Public: Art/Culture/Ideas 50 (2014): 162-168.
Ownership in Retreat [305.20KB]
- “On Energopolitics.” Anthropological Quarterly 87.2 (2014): 457-468.
- Translation (with Matt MacLellan) of Robert Kurz, “World Power and World-Money: The Economic Function of the US Military-Machine within Global Capitalism and the Background of the New Financial Crisis.” Mediations 27.1-2 (2013).
Kurz World Power [33.29KB]
- “What the Frack? Combustible Water and Other Late Capitalist Novelties.” Radical Philosophy 177 (Jan/Feb 2013): 2-7.
- “Oil Imag(e)inaries: Critical Realism and the Oil Sands” (co-written with Maria Whiteman). Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies 3.2 (2012): 46-67.
Oil Imag(e)inaries [1.26MB]
- Editor, “Petrofictions,” special section of American Book Review 33.3 (2012).
- “Crude Aesthetics: The Politics of Oil Documentaries.” Journal of American Studies 46.2 (2012): 423-439.
Crude Aesthetics [122.02KB]
- “Global Cultural Studies?” Minnesota Review 76 (2011): 141-155.
Global Cultural Studies? [374.80KB]
- “Literature and Energy Futures.” PMLA 126.2 (2011): 32-36.
PMLA Energy [231.31KB]
- “ Oil and the Left: An Interview with Imre Szeman." Platypus 29 (2010).
- “The Cultural Politics of Oil: On Lessons of Darkness and Black Sea Files.” Polygraph 22 (2010): 3-15.
Cultural Politics of Oil [538.35KB]
- The Left and Marxism in Eastern Europe: An Interview with Gáspár Miklós Tamás." Mediations 24.2 (2009): 12-35. Romanian Translation . Excerpt in Monthly Review .
- “ Marxist Literary Criticism, Now and Then." Mediations 24.2 (2009): 36-47.
- “The Big Picture: On the Politics of Contemporary Photography” (co-written with Maria Whiteman). Third Text 23.5 (2009): 551-556.
The Big Picture [119.25KB]
- “Administered Lives: Scholarly Research, Accountability and the ‘Public’.” English Studies in Canada 32.4 (2006): 9-12 (appeared 2008).
- “The Politics of Documentary Today: A Roundtable Discussion.” Politics and Culture 9.2 (2008).
- “Poetics and the Politics of Globalization.” Studies in Canadian Literature 32.2 (2007): 148-161.
- “Critical Peripateticism.” Prefix Photo 16 (2007): 14-19.
- “‘Do No Evil’: Google and Evil as a Political Category.” Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 18 (2007): 131-139.
Do No Evil: Google [942.76KB]
- “System Failure: Oil, Futurity and the Anticipation of Disaster.” South Atlantic Quarterly 106.4 (2007): 805-823.
System Failure [112.72KB]
- “Introduction: Cultural Studies in Canada Today” (co-written with Richard Cavell). Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies 29.2/3 (2007): 139-158.
New Cultural Spaces [146.71KB]
- “What is the Multitude?” Interview with Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri (with Nicholas Brown), Cultural Studies 19.3 (2005): 372-387.
What is the Multitude? [102.94KB]
What is the Multitude? (Portuguese trans.) [419.22KB]
- “Culture and Globalization, or, The Humanities in Ruins.” CR: The New Centennial Review 3.2 (2003): 91-115.
Humanities in Ruins [149.48KB]
- “The Global Coliseum: On Empire.” Interview with Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri (with Nicholas Brown), Cultural Studies 16.2 (2002): 177-92.
Global Coliseum [140.55KB]
- “Literature on the Periphery of Capitalism.” Ilha do Desterro (Brazil) 40 (Jan/Jun 2001): 25-42.
- “Introduction: The Globalization of Fiction/The Fiction of Globalization” (with Susie O’Brien). South Atlantic Quarterly 100.3 (2001): 601-24.
Globalization of Fiction [314.56KB]
- “Who’s Afraid of National Allegory? Jameson, Literary Criticism, Globalization.” South Atlantic Quarterly 100.3 (2001): 801-25.
National Allegory [139.73KB]
- “Plundering the Empire: Globalization, Cultural Studies and Utopia.” Rethinking Marxism 13.3/4 (2001): 173-189.
Plundering the Empire [150.41KB]
- “The Rhetoric of Culture: Some Notes on Magazines, Canadian Culture and Globalization.” Journal of Canadian Studies 35.3 (2000): 212-230.
Rhetoric of Culture [1.04MB]
- “Belated or Isochronic?: Canadian Writing, Time and Globalization.” Essays on Canadian Writing 71 (2000): 145-153.
Belated or Isochronic? [433.84KB]
- “Introduction: A Manifesto for Materialism.” Essays on Canadian Writing 68 (Summer 1999): 1-18.
Manifesto for Materialism [794.57KB]
- “The Persistence of the Nation: Interdisciplinarity and Canadian Literary Criticism.” Essays on Canadian Writing 65 (Fall 1998): 16-37.
Persistence of the Nation [1,022.05KB]