Critical Themes in Media Studies 2013 - Keynote Mark Hansen

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

critical media 2013

The annual Critical Themes in Media Studies conference provides a forum for graduate students from the School of Media Studies, The New School, and around the world to present original scholarship on media studies and society. This year the conference examines relationships between affect and digital communication technology and their sociopolitical, ontological, institutional, and creative implications.

Opening Keynote: Mark Hansen

Friday, April 5th will mark the opening address of Mark Hansen, Professor of Literature and Professor at Duke University and (co-)author of Emergence and Embodiment: New Essays on Second-Order Systems Theory (2009), Bodies in Code: Interfaces with New Media  (2006), New Philosophy for New Media  (2004) and Embodying Technesis: Technology Beyond Writing  (2000)  amongst others. In his research, writing and teaching Hansen theorizes the role played by technology in human agency and social life with a focus on the experiential significance of the revolution in computation.

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Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (enter at 66 West 12th Street)

Free; no tickets or reservations required; seating is first-come first-served

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