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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)

Banff Research in Culture: On Energy (June 2016)

Participating in this in June! — Summary How do we make energy visible and what does it render possible? What are the limits of specific energy sources, like coal, oil, and solar? The 2016 Banff Research in Culture (BRiC) residency takes on the challenge of energy, its pasts, present, and futures. Artists and researchers will help...

Environmental Media: E-Waste, Ecologies, and the Capitalocene

Environmental Media: E-Waste, Ecologies, and the Capitalocene READINGS   Jan 11 – no readings / introductions, presentation of syllabus, presentation sign-up Jan 13 – *John Durham Peters (2015) *Chapter 1 Understanding Media In: Peters (2015-06-19). The Marvelous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media University of Chicago Press. → Watch clip from “Manufacturing Landscapes” in...

IIT’s BIG PICTURE: Algorithms

Editorial 43: Rights

Editorial 43: Rights Welcome to #43: this is the RIGHTS issue. RIGHTS, as in: – Civil Rights; Human Rights; Bill of Rights – That which is morally, ethically or legally proper. – To do justice. – In fairness; justly. In this issue: For the last year and three months, cover photographer Devi Lockwood has been...