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UEL Press Release for A&SM 3.0

Text from UEL website Leading academics to explore cyberbullying, memes, Brexit and more Memes as political mind bombs, the affective impact of Brexit on journalists and Donald Trump’s tweets are just a few of the topics set to be explored … Continue reading

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Schöne neue Welt: Wir leben in einer Dystopie

German translation of short piece originally in The Conversation, but now here on Netzoiloten Magazin Die orwellianische Dystopie vom Doppelsprech ist, aufgrund von Bedenken wegen Trumps „alternativen Fakten“ gerade ziemlich in Mode. Alternative Fakten, die mehr auf die weichen Gehirnwäschetechniken … Continue reading

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Trauma of the Anthropocene

I’ll be attending this really interesting conference in Kraków next week to discuss digital media theory, the collapsing of the nature/culture divide, anthropocene, trauma, inorganic expression, some mention of media geology and others things that might crop up on this … Continue reading

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Culture War: Affective Cultural Politics, Tepid Nationalism, and Art Activism

Culture War: Affective Cultural Politics, Tepid Nationalism, and Art Activism Wonderful new book (out in May) from Camilla Møhring Reestorff – one of our speakers at A&SM 3.0 on May 25th. It will be out in May on Intellect, so … Continue reading

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Digital atmospheres: affective practices of care in Elefriends

Fascinating article on care, affect and social media by Ian M Tucker and Lewis Goodings in Sociology of Health & Illness Vol. xx No. xx 2017 ISSN 0141-9889, pp. 1–14. “We find that the caring relations developed through social media … Continue reading

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Affect and Social Media 3.0 full programme for 25th May 2017

Here it is… the full programme. Affect and Social Media 3.0: Experience, Entanglement, Engagement (including the Sensorium Art Show) *Registration Now Open Date and time: Thurs May 25th 2017, 10am – 8.30pm Location: The University of East London, Dockland’s campus … Continue reading

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Affect and Social Media 3.0 – Registration Open!

Affect and Social Media 3.0: Experience, Entanglement, Engagement (including The Sensorium Art Show) Registration Now Open When: Thurs May 25th 2017, 10am – 8.30pm Where: The University of East London, Dockland’s campus (via Cyprus Station on the DLR) Keynotes: Jessica … Continue reading

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