Books and Edited Collections
Art after Money, Money after Art: Creative Strategies Against Financialization
Pluto Press, August 2018
What Moves Us: The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination (edited with Alex Khasnabish)
Fernwood Publishing, Upping the Anti and the Radical Imagination Project, November 2017
Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life
Palgrave Macmillan, October 2014 (softcover 2017).
Turkish translation published in 2016 by Koç University Press.
The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity (with Alex Khasnabish)
Zed Books and Fernwood Publishing, July 2014.
Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power: Capitalism, Creativity and the Commons
Zed Books and Fernwood Publishing, March 2014.
The Financialized Imagination (with Jody Berland). A special issue of TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 30/31, Winter 2014. <<open access>>
What is Radical Imagination? (with Alex Khasnabish). A special issue of Affinities 4 (2), January 2011. <<open access>>
Food(&)Sovereignty (with Scott Stoneman). A special Issue of Politics and Culture 10 (2), 2009. <<open access>>
Refereed journal articles and book chapters
(forthcoming) “Art, Money and Financialization: Six Radical Money-Artists on either Side of 1973.” In A Cultural History of Money: The Modern Age (1920-present). Eds. Taylor Nelms and David Pedersen. London and New York: Bloomsbury – 2018.
(forthcoming)“The uses of financial literacy: Financialization, the radical imagination, and the unpayable debts of settler-colonialism.” Cultural Politics 13 (3), 2018.
“Towards a Materialist Theory of Revenge: The Lives of Witches.” VAGABONDS: Peer-Reviewed Working Paper Series of the ReImagining Value Action Lab, 2017.
“Participatory art within, against and beyond financialization: Benign pessimism, tactical parasitics and the encrypted common.” Cultural Studies, published online 2017, in print 2018.
“Beyond the violence of colonial civility: The art of Raven Davis.” In The Art of Civil Action. eds. Pascal Gielen and Philip Dietachmair. Amsterdam: Valiz – forthcoming late 2017.
“Commons as Actuality, Ethos and Horizon.” In Educational Commons in Theory and Practice. Eds. Alex Means, Graham Slater and Derek Ford. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan – 2017.
“Ghosts and Vagabonds.” The Vancouver Carts: Photographs by Kelly Wood. London: Black Dog Publishing – 2016 .
“The commons against neoliberalism, the commons of neoliberalism, the commons beyond neoliberalism.” The Handbook of Neoliberalism. Eds. Simon Springer, Kean Birch, and Julie MacLeavy – 2016, London and New York: Routledge.
“Outside but Along-Side: Stumbling with Social movements as Academic Activists” (with Alex Khasnabish). Studies in Social Justice 9 (1), Fall 2015, pp. 18-33. <<open access>>
“Art and Money: Three Aesthetic Strategies in an Age of Financialization.” Finance and Society 1 (1), Spring 2015, pp.38-60. <<open access>>
“The Creative and the Derivative: Historicizing Creativity under Post-Bretton Woods Financialization.” Radical History Review 118, Winter 2014, pp.113-138. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Wal-Mart, Finance, and the Cultural Politics of Securitization.” Cultural Politics 9 (3), December 2013, pp. 239-262. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Between Success and Failure: Dwelling with Social Movements in the Hiatus” (with Alex Khasnabish). Interface: A Journal for and about Social Movements 5 (2), November 2013, pp. 472-498. <<open access>>
“The Dammed of the Earth: Reading the Dam for the Flows of Globalization.” Thinking with Water. Eds. Cecilia Chen, Janine MacLeod and Astrida Neimanis, October 2013, Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, pp. 213-231. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Finance Depends on Resistance, Finance is Resistance and, anyway, Resistance is Futile” Mediations 26 (1-2), Fall 2012/Spring 2013, pp. 85-106. <<open access>>
“The Metaphoric Wealth of Finance; or, Capitalism with a Differénce.” The Economy as Cultural System: Theory, Capitalism, Crisis. Eds. Todd Dufresne and Clara Sacchetti, 2013, London: Bloomsbury, pp. 51-71. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Convoking the Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research, Dialogic Methodologies and Scholarly Vocations” (with Alex Khasnabish). Cultural Studies<=>Critical Methodologies 12 (5), Fall 2012, pp. 408-421. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Halifax’s Nocturne Versus(?) the Spectacle of Neoliberal Civics.” PUBLIC: Art, Culture, Ideas 45 (Special Issue: Art and Civic Spectacle), June 2012, pp. 78-91. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Can Pikachu Save Fannie Mae? Negotiating Value and Creativity in the Pokéconomy.” Cultural Studies 26 (4), 2012, pp. 516-541. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“The Financial Crisis as a Crisis of Imagination.” Cultural Logic 30, January 2012, online. Also published as Work and Days 59/60, pp.183-202. <<open access>>
“Finance as Capital’s Imagination?: Reimagining Value in an Age of Fictitious Capital Crisis.” Social Text 108, 2011, pp. 93-124. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“‘Are Your Children Old Enough to Learn about May ’68?’: Recalling the Radical Event, Refracting Utopia and Commoning Memory.” Cultural Critique 78, 2011, pp. 60-87. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Privatized Resistance: AdBusters and the Culture of Neoliberalism.” The Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies, 29 (1), 2006, pp. 85-110. <<Click here to download PDF>>
Non-refereed academic texts
“Introduction: The Financialized Imagination (In Memory of Stuart Hall)” (editorial introduction with Jody Berland). TOPIA: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 30/31, Winter 2014, pp.7-13. <<open access>>
“Watermark.” (Review) Harvard Design Magazine 29, December 2014, pp. 170-1. <<open access>>. An extended version of this essay is available here: https://maxhaiven.com/2015/06/10/watermark-review-essay/
“Hari Kunzru on Networks, the Novel, and the Politics of the Author.” (Interview) Public Books, October 2013. <<open access>>
“An interview with Hari Kunzru: Networks, Finance Capital and the Fate of the Novel.”(Interview) Wasafiri 28 (3), September 2013, pp.18-23. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Social Networking the Edu-Factory.” (Readers’ Forum contribution) English Studies in Canada, 36 (4), Winter 2012, pp.21-26. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“What is the Radical Imagination? A Special Issue” (editorial introduction with Alex Khasnabish) Affinities 4 (2), November 2010. <<open access>>
“In-credible Wealth and Panic in the ‘New Economy’.” (review essay) Criticism 50 (1), 2009, pp.165-174. <<Click here to download PDF>>
“Food, Finance, Crisis, Catalyst.” (editorial introduction) Politics and Culture 10 (2), 2009. <<open access>>
“Silvia Federici: Capitalism, colonialism, women and food politics.”(Interview) Politics and Culture 10 (2), 2009. <<open access>>
“Michael Perelman: Globalization, Economics and the History of Food Crises.”(Interview) Politics and Culture 10 (2), 2009. <<open access>>
“Wal-Mart: The Panopticon of Time.” (working paper with Scott Stoneman). Institute on Globalization and the Human Condition Working Paper Series, 2009.<<open access>>
“Silvia Federici’s ‘Caliban and the Witch: Women, the Body and Primitive Accumulation.’” (book review) Politics and Culture 7 (2), 2006. <<open access>>
Selected essays in public venues
“Monsters of the Financialized Imagination: From Pokemon to Trump,” The State of Power Report, The Transnational Institute (TNI), January 2017, online.
“The Debts of the American Empire: Real and Imagined” (with Cassie Thornton), ROAR Magazine 3, October 2016.
“Black Flags and Debt Resistance in America’s Oldest Colony,” ROAR Magazine, July 2016, online.
“‘The corollary of the derivative is the border’: visions for the democratic control of movement,” OpenDemocracy, April 2016, online.
Also published in German by the Berliner Gazette.
“The Four Faces of Financialization: Cities as a Site of Struggle,” Amateur Cities, February 2016, online.
“Reimagining our Collective Powers Against Austerity,” ROAR Magazine, June 2015, online.
Also published in German by the Berliner Gazette.
“Creativity and the Commons,” STIR Magazine, January 2015, online and in print.
“Lessons from Social Movements: Six Notes on the Radical Imagination,” (with Alex Khasnabish) Truth-Out, August 2014, online.
“Fomenting the Radical Imagination with Social Movements,” (with Alex Khasnabish) ROAR Magazine, August 2014, online.
“The Ivory Cage and the Ghosts of Academe,” Truth-Out, April 2014, online.
“Capitalism’s Crisis of Value and Imagination,” Truth-Out, February 2014, online.
“Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power,” ROAR Magazine, January 2014, online.
“Virality, Solidarity and Meme Warfare,” Canadian Dimension Magazine, September 2013.
“Financial Totalitarianism: The Economic, Political, Social and Cultural Rule of Speculative Capital.” Truth-Out, June 2013, online.
Translated into Spanish, zonaizquierda.org, July 2013.
Online video version: https://vimeo.com/68270216https://vimeo.com/68270216
“The Art and Money Project: Exploring the Nexus of Creativity and Capitalism.” ArtThreat and Dissident Voice, June 2013, online.
“OccupySandy: Grassroots Relief from Disaster Capitalism.” Dissident Voice, November 2012, online.
“The Privatization of Creativity.” Dissident Voice, May 2012, online.
“What’s the Value of an Art School?” ArtThreat, January 2012, online.
“Creativity (Pre-)Occupied: Thoughts on the Creative Struggles of the Occupations against Financial Capitalism.” Fuse Magazine 35 (1), December 2011, pp.8-11.
“O15 Makes History, Taking Advantage of Division in the 1%, and Getting Serious.” Znet, October 2011, online.
“Undead Ideologies: Necro-Neoliberalism, Necro-Keynsianism and the Radical Imagination.” Znet, June 2011, online.
On the radical imagination. The Benjamin Dixon Show, 2016.
On the trouble with a guaranteed basic income. ExBerliner Magazine, 2016, print.
On participatory art, the commons and revolutions. A Soft Spot in a Hard Place (ed. Zachary Gough), Portland: Publication Studio, 2015.
On financialization. Against the Grain, KPFA Radio Berkeley, June 9, 2014.
On the financialization of education. The Extraenvironmentalist, May, 2012.
On the university as factory. Against the Grain, KPFA Radio Berkeley, October 31, 2012.
On radical memory and cultural theory. Against the Grain, KPFA Radio Berkeley, January 17, 2012.