Details of the first CCT Event

We are open to 1am on the 17th and it’s free!! See you upstairs at the Railway at 9pm.

club critical theory (southend-on-sea)

First CCT Event

Club Critical Theory: making sense of place: creating a critical space for southend-on-sea

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Giles Tofield chairs this CCT discussion including introductions to Bourdieu’s habit (Andrew Branch, UEL) and Deleuze’s assemblages (Tony D Sampson, UEL).

Guest DJ: Stuart Bowditch

Date:17th April

Time:9pm – late

Venue:Upstairs at the Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend On Sea (near to Southend Central Rail Station

Free entry

Social Media:http://clubcriticaltheory.wordpress.com/; Twitter: @CCT_onSea https://twitter.com/CCT_onSea

We welcome your contributions

The Talks

Deleuze, Contagion & the New Brighton
Tony D Sampson (UEL)

This talk will engage with the ideas of Gilles Deleuze in order to grasp how urban space, place and time might emerge. Firstly, we need to rethink the idea of Southend as a holistic entity (e.g. Southend the brand) and instead imagine it as a multiplicity. The focus then needs to shift away from essential…

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About Virality

Tony D. Sampson is Reader in Digital Culture and Communications at the University of East London. A former musician, he studied computer technology and cultural theory before receiving a PhD in sociology from the University of Essex. His publications include The Spam Book, coedited with Jussi Parikka (Hampton Press, 2009), Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks (University of Minnesota Press, 2012), The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture (University of Minnesota Press, 2016) and Affect and Social Media (Rowman and Littlefield, due 2018). He is organizer and host of the Affect and Social Media conferences in the UK, a co-founder of Club Critical Theory and Director of the EmotionUX Lab at UEL. He occasionally blogs at: https://viralcontagion.wordpress.com/ Full academic profile: https://www.uel.ac.uk/Staff/s/tony-sampson
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