The Fall 2010 schedule for the New Media Workshop is announced below. Please join us on Fridays, alternating with the Mass Cultures Workshop.
Meetings are on on Fridays from 10:30 to 12:30 in Cobb 310 unless otherwise noted.
October 8th: Eugene Thacker, Associate Professor of Media Studies at The New School, discusses his essay “Mediation and Antimediation” (this workshop is preceded by a lecture by Professor Thacker on October 7th, 4:30 pm in Rosenwald Hall 405, entitled “Darklife: Philosophy and Supernatural Horror,” presented by the Department of English)
October 22nd: Patrick Jagoda, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of English, presents on recent gaming-related projects
November 12th: Clint Froehlich (Cinema and Media Studies) presents on Blu-Ray as porous media
November 13th (SATURDAY): Screening, co-sponsored by the Film Studies Center: Recent Video Work by Eddo Stern. Screening will take place in Cobb 306 at 7:00 PM.
November 19th: Eddo Stern, Professor of Design Media Arts at UCLA, discusses his recent work
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More information about individual presentations will be posted as the quarter progresses.
2010-11 graduate student coordinator is Ian Jones; faculty sponsors are Jason Salavon and W. J. T. Mitchell.
Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance, please contact Ian Jones at ijones [at] uchicago [dot] edu.
The debate surrounding media theory’s role in America rage in Chicago’s popular press.