Selected publications


Highmore, Ben (2018) Aesthetic matters: writing and cultural studies. Cultural Studies, 32 (2). pp. 240-260. ISSN 0950-2386

Highmore, Ben (2017) Out of Birmingham: towards a more peripatetic cultural studies. Cultural Studies Review, 23 (1). pp. 3-17. ISSN 1446-8123

Highmore, Ben (2016) Habitat’s scenographic imagination. Journal of Design History. ISSN 0952-4649

Highmore, Ben (2016) Taste as feeling. New Literary History, 47 (4). pp. 547-566. ISSN 0028-6087

Highmore, Ben (2016) Formations of feelings, constellations of things. Cultural Studies Review, 22 (1). pp. 144-167. ISSN 1837-8692

Highmore, Ben (2016) Feeling it: habitat, taste and the new middle class in 1970s Britain. New Formations, 88 (Spring). pp. 105-122. ISSN 0950-2378

Highmore, Ben (2013) Playgrounds and bombsites: post-war Britain’s ruined landscapes. Cultural Politics, 9 (3). pp. 323-336. ISSN 1743-2197

Highmore, Ben (2013) Feeling our way: mood and cultural studies. Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies, 10 (4). pp. 1-12. ISSN 1479-1420

Highmore, Ben (2013) TV times: archive, mood, media. Key words: Media Technology and Cultural Form, 11. pp. 40-53. ISSN 1369-9725

Highmore, Ben (2013) Brutalist wallpaper and the independent group. Journal of Visual Culture, 12 (2). pp. 205-221. ISSN 1470-4129

Highmore, Ben (2013) Migrant cuisine, critical regionalism and gastropoetics. Cultural Studies Review, 19 (1). pp. 99-116. ISSN 1837-8692

Highmore, Ben (2012) Then turn the page: Berger by the Book. Journal of Visual Culture, 11 (2). pp. 124-126. ISSN 1470-4129

Highmore, Ben (2011) 'Image-breaking, God-making': Paolozzi's brutalism. October, 136 (1). pp. 87-104. ISSN 0162-2870

Highmore, Ben (2011) Introduction: 'Out of the strong came forth sweetness' - sugar on the move. New Formations, 74. pp. 5-17. ISSN 0950-2378

Highmore, Ben (2009) The Taj Mahal in the High Street: the Indian restaurant as diasporic popular culture in Britain. Food, Culture and Society, 12 (2). pp. 173-190. ISSN 1552-8014

Highmore, Ben (2008) Alimentary agents: food, cultural theory and multiculturalism. Journal of Intercultural Studies, 29 (4). pp. 381-398. ISSN 0725-6868

Highmore, Ben (2007) Richard Hamilton at the Ideal Home Exhibition of 1958: gallery for a collector of brutalist and tachiste art. Art History, 30 (5). pp. 712-737. ISSN 0141-6790

Highmore, Ben (2007) An epistemological awakening: Michel de Certeau and the writing of culture. Social Anthropology, 15 (1). pp. 13-26. ISSN 0964-0282

Highmore, Ben (2007) Walls without museums: anonymous history, collective authorship and the document. Visual Culture in Britain, 8 (2). pp. 1-20. ISSN 1471-4787

Highmore, Ben (2006) Rough poetry: 'Patio and Pavilion' revisited. Oxford Art Journal, 29 (2). pp. 269-290. ISSN 0142-6540

Highmore, Ben (2006) Hopscotch modernism: on everyday life and the blurring of art and social science. Modernist Cultures, 2 (1). pp. 70-79. ISSN 2041-1022

Highmore, Ben (2004) Homework: routine, social aesthetics and the ambiguity of everyday life. Cultural Studies, 18 (2-3). pp. 306-327. ISSN 0950-2386

Highmore, Ben (2003) Machinic magic: IBM at the 1964-1965 New York World's Fair. New Formations, 51 (Winter). pp. 128-148. ISSN 0950-2378

Highmore, Ben (2002) Street life in London: towards a rhythmanalysis of London in the late nineteenth century. New Formations, 47. pp. 171-193. ISSN 0950-2378


Highmore, Ben (2017) The art of brutalism: rescuing hope from catastrophe in 1950s Britain. Yale University Press, London, UK. ISBN 9780300222746

Highmore, Ben (2017) Cultural feelings: mood, mediation and cultural politics. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415604116

Highmore, Ben (2015) Culture. Key Ideas in Media & Cultural Studies . Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9780415672740 (Submitted)

Highmore, Ben (2014) The great indoors: at home in the modern British house. Profile Books, London. ISBN 9781846681837

Highmore, Ben (2011) Ordinary lives: studies in the everyday. Routledge. ISBN 9780415461863

Highmore, Ben (2009) A passion for cultural studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills. ISBN 9781403997173

Highmore, Ben (2006) Michel de Certeau: analysing culture. Continuum, London. ISBN 9780826460738

Highmore, Ben (2005) Cityscapes: cultural readings in the material and symbolic city. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke ; New York. ISBN 9780333929353

Highmore, Ben (2002) Everyday life and cultural theory: an introduction. Routledge, London. ISBN 9780415223027

Book Section

Highmore, Ben (2018) Mundane tastes: ubiquitous objects and the historical sensorium. In: Quinn, Malcolm, Beech, Dave, Lehnert, Michael, Tulloch, Carol and Wilson, Stephen (eds.) The persistence of taste: art, museums and everyday life after bourdieu. Culture, Economy and the Social . Routledge. ISBN 9781138670983 (Accepted)

Highmore, Ben (2015) ‘The everyday: habit, taste, class’. In: Blacker, Sarah, Sully, Justin and Szeman, Imre (eds.) A companion to critical and cultural theory. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford. (Submitted)

Highmore, Ben (2015) Habits of mood: cultural pedagogy and home front morale. In: Driscoll, Catherine, Noble, Greg and Watkins, Megan (eds.) Cultural pedagogies and human conduct. Culture, economy and the social . Routledge, Abingdon. ISBN 9781138014411

Highmore, Ben (2015) ''I make love to the days': accounting for On Kawara’. In: Weiss, Jeffrey (ed.) On Kawara: silence. Guggenheim Museum Publications, New York. ISBN 9780892075195

Highmore, Ben (2014) Metaphor City. In: Darroch, Michael and Marchessault, Janine (eds.) Cartographies of Place: Navigating the Urban. McGill-Queen’s University Press, Montreal, pp. 25-40. ISBN 9780773543034

Highmore, Ben (2013) Memories of catastrophes yet to come: new brutalism and thing-memory. In: Plate, Liedeke and Smelik, Anneke (eds.) Performing memory in art and popular culture. Routledge research in cultural and media studies . Routledge, London, pp. 75-91. ISBN 9780415811408

Highmore, Ben (2011) Out of place: unprofessional painting, Jacques Rancière, and the distribution of the sensible. In: Bowman, P and Stamp, R (eds.) Reading Rancière: aesthetics, politics, philosophy, art. Continuum, London, pp. 95-110. ISBN 9781441137814

Highmore, Ben (2010) Bitter after taste: affect, food and social aesthetics. In: Gregg, M and Seigworth, G (eds.) The affect theory reader. Duke University Press, Durham, N.C., pp. 118-137. ISBN 9780822347767

Highmore, Ben (2010) Into the labyrinth: phantasmagoria at Expo 67. In: Sloan, J and Richman Kenneally, R (eds.) Expo 67: not just a souvenir. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, pp. 125-142. ISBN 9780802096494

Highmore, Ben (2010) Social aesthetics. In: Hall, John R, Grindstaff, Laura and Lo, Ming-Chen (eds.) Handbook of cultural sociology. Routledge, London ; New York, pp. 155-163. ISBN 9780415474450

Highmore, Ben (2010) Streets in the air. In: Crinson, Mark and Zimmerman, Claire (eds.) Neo-avant-garde and postmodern: postwar architecture in Britain and beyond. Studies in British Art, 21 . Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, pp. 79-100. ISBN 9780300166187

Highmore, Ben (2008) A sideboard manifesto: design culture in an artificial world. In: Highmore, Ben (ed.) The design culture reader. Routledge, London, pp. 1-11. ISBN 0415403553

Highmore, Ben (2007) Home furnishings: Richard Hamilton, domesticity and the 'post-avant-garde'. In: Hopkins, D (ed.) Neo-avant garde. Editions Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 243-262. ISBN 9789042021259

Highmore, Ben (2007) Michel de Certeau and the possibilities of psychoanalytic cultural studies. In: Bainbridge, C, Radstone, S, Rustin, M and Yates, C (eds.) Culture and the Unconscious. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 88-101. ISBN 9781403986221

Highmore, Ben (2005) Paint it black: Ad Reinhardt's paradoxical avant-gardism. In: Scheunemann, D (ed.) Avant-garde/ neo-avant-garde. Editions Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 109-130. ISBN 9789042019256

Highmore, Ben (2005) Rescuing optimism from oblivion. In: van den Heuvel, D and Risselada, M (eds.) Team 10, 1953-1981: in search of a utopia of the present. NAi Publishers, Rotterdam. ISBN 9789056624712

Edited Book

Highmore, Ben, ed. (2001) The everyday life reader. Routledge, London; New York. ISBN 978-0-415-23024-7