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ICA Call for Making and Doing Program, San Diego, 2017

ICA Call for Making and Doing Program, San Diego, 2017 What’s in a form? This year, the ICA extends basic questions about communication research and practice to an opportunity to combine forms of inquiry, expression, and exhibition.  We have long diversified forms and formats for talk—from classical panels to high-density roundtable sessions or Blue Sky...

BRiC 2016: On Energy Colloquium 21 June 2016

Mapping Methods @ Banff Residency June 2016

Fueling Culture 101 Words for Energy and Environment Edited by Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel, and Patricia Yaeger

How has our relation to energy changed over time? What differences do particular energy sources make to human values, politics, and imagination? How have transitions from one energy source to another—from wood to coal, or from oil to solar to whatever comes next—transformed culture and society? What are the implications of uneven access to energy...

media action research conference: a gathering of grassroots and transformative media

Circulation: PUBLICS, PLATFORMS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA @ PENN CINEMA & MEDIA STUDIES WOLF 2016 CONFERENCE

Circulation: PUBLICS, PLATFORMS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA @ PENN CINEMA & MEDIA STUDIES In what ways can we think of media as circulatory systems? Circulation could be an important modality to conceptualize media as digital devices condition us to experience media as environment, minerals and metals in “nature” get embedded in media objects, and environmental effects of storing digital...

SSHRC grant awarded: “Developing feminist digital research methods”

SSHRC Connection Grant application “Developing feminist digital research methods” Hosted jointly by the York University, University of Calgary, and McMaster University, with significant additional contributions by Carleton University, and the Université du Québec à Montréal, the seminars include confirmed participation from Concordia University, Western University, Illinois Institute of Technology, University of Leicester, UK and Utrecht University, The Netherlands....

Podcasting Master Class: Queer Public at IIT

Scholarship as Cultural Production in the Neoliberal University: Working Within and Against ‘Deliverables’

Student work: Data Viz about Environmental Issues

I’m so impressed with students’ first assignments in Information Structure and Retrieval class. These are the infographics they made, having just learned a bit of Illustrator and the basics of graph and chart theory…      

Power Dynamics: 2016 UCSB Media and the Environment Conference

CFP: Power Dynamics: 2016 UCSB Media and the Environment Conference Power Dynamics: 2016 Media and the Environment Conference University of California, Santa Barbara April 29 and 30, 2016   Keynote address by University of Michigan Assistant Professor and poet Tung-Hui Hu, author of works including A Prehistory of the Cloud (2015, MIT Press) and Greenhouses,...

Wi: Mobile Trash (Edited by Hogan and Zeffiro)