Tag Archives: Virality

Revisting Virality: Six Pointers – updated

This is an updated version of notes from a short talk on a keynote panel at the Viral/Global conference at University of Westminster (13th Sept, 2017) where I tried to provide six pointers for the study of virality. The conference … Continue reading

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CFP – “VIRAL/GLOBAL Popular Culture and Social Media: An International Perspective” 13th Sept 17 CAMRI

It’s uncanny how certain ideas seem to converge all of a sudden. Just finished a CCT event in which Raymond Williams featured writ large, reading a great Rebecca Coleman chapter on Williams for forthcoming A&SM book, and now this invite to be on … Continue reading

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Tackling Trump: lessons from Black feminism

Sharing this blog post from UCL because it (a), makes a very important point about “Trump Pedagogy”, (b), refers to the virality of Trumps “lessons” – discussed with my students this morning through this example used in the post, and (c), the … Continue reading

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NANO interview about Virality, Bowie & The Assemblage Brain

North American Notes Online Issue 10: Originality in a Digital Culture An interview published on 31st Dec 2016 by the editors Tara Robbins Fee and Samuel B. Fee We are delighted to have the opportunity to talk with Tony about … Continue reading

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The Benevolent Potential of the Corbyn Contagion

There was uproar in the British Labour Party last week when the chief of the Communications Workers Union, Dave Ward, argued that left wing leadership hopeful, Jeremy Corbyn, was an antidote to a malevolent Blairite virus. Not surprisingly, it was … Continue reading

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Short note on Vital Mobilizations Workshop in Paris

Short note on Vital Mobilizations Workshops in Paris Just returned from this excellent event at Collège d’études mondiales organized by Vincent Duclos. For the sake of accountability 😉  my paper focused on the noncognitive ecologies of network culture. That is … Continue reading

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Deleuze in Southend-on-Sea

Deleuze in Southend-on-Sea Tony D Sampson Text based on a talk given at the first Club Critical Theory night at the Railway Hotel in Southend, Essex, UK on April 17th 2014. Corrections may still be needed. Applying Deleuze to Southend … Continue reading

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