Hanna Rose Shell

Leo Marx Career Development Associate Professor of Science, Technology and Society, MIT


List of selected publications

See also my list of films.

Books

2014
Ni vu ni connu (French translation of Hide and Seek). Brussels: Zones Sensibles.

2012
Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography and the Media of Reconnaissance. New York: Zone Books.

2002
Editor, with a new introduction, William Temple Hornaday's The Extermination of the American Bison. Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, [1889].

Articles in Journals

2016
"Digital Histories of Disaster" (co-authored with Lisa Onaga) Technology and Culture 56 (January 2016).

2015
"Shoddy Heap: A Material History Between Waste and Manufacture" in History and Technology 30:4 (Spring): 374-394.

2015
"Technologist-Historian: Data Visualization Meets the Archive" in Technology and Culture 55 (January): 204-208. Co-authored with Alex Wellerstein.

2014
"Films in the Archive: The Prelinger Collection and Hollywood in Detroit" in Technology and Culture 55 (July): 711-715.

2014
"Beyond Words: Audio-Visual Media in the History of Technology" in Technology and Culture 55 (April): 477-478.

2013
"Ciné-History and Experiments on Film" in Journal of Visual Culture 11 (Winter): 288-306.

2012
"Blind: The Phenomenology of Camouflage" in Sensate: A Journal for Experiments in Critical Media Practice (December): peer-reviewed online publication.

2012
"Locomotion in Water" Journal of Short Film (Spring): peer-reviewed DVD publication.

2009
"The Crucial Moment of Photographic Deception: Abbott Handerson Thayer's Law of Protective Coloration," Cabinet 33 (Spring 2009): 17-30.

2006
"Textile Skin: Lives and Afterlives of the Social Fabric," Transition 96 (Fall 2006): 151-163. (Featured in Wilson Quarterly and Chronicle of Higher Education.)

2005
"Casting Life, Recasting Experience: Bernard Palissy's Occupation between Maker and Nature." Configurations 12 (Winter 2004): 1-40.

Chapters in Books

2013
"A Global History of Secondhand Clothing" in Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture, Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford, and Joshua Green, ed. (New York: NYU Press, 2013), peer-reviewed online publication.

2010
"Earthworks: The Ceramic Display of Natural Knowledge in Clay," in Materials and Expertise in Early Modern Europe, Ursula Klein and Emma Spary, ed. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press), pp. 50-70.

2005
"Things Under Water: Etienne-Jules Marey's Aquarium Laboratory and Cinema's Assembly," in Dingpolitik: Atmospheres of Democracy, Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel, ed. (Cambridge: MIT Press), pp. 326-332.

2004
"Skin Deep: Taxidermy, Embodiment and Extinction" in The Past, Present and Future of Natural History: Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, A. Leviton, ed. (San Francisco: California Academy of Sciences, 2004), pp. 88-112.