Wark, McKenzie

McKenzie Wark
PhD, Communication, Murdoch University;
MA, University of Technology, Sydney;
BA (Honors), Macquarie University
Professor, Culture and Media and Professor, Liberal Studies

“The philosophers have only interpreted the world in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
Courses Taught:

 Undergraduate Courses Taught:

  •  Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • Game Culture
  • Cinema and Social Action
  • Military Entertainment Complex
  • Media Avant Gardes

Graduate Courses Taught:

  • The Situationist International
  • Western Marxism
  •  Current Controversies in Critical Thought 
    Recent Publications:
    • The Spectacle of Disintegration, Verso Books, 2013
    • Telesthesia: Communication, Culture & Class, Polity Press, 2012
    • The Beach Beneath the Street: The Everyday Like and Glorious Times of the Situationist International, Verso Books, 2011
    • Gamer Theory, Harvard University Press, 2007
    •  A Hacker Manifesto, Harvard University Press, 2004
    • Dispositions, Salt Publications, Cambridge, 2002
    • Speed Factory, (co-author) Fremantle Art Centre Press, Fremantle, 2000
    • Celebrities, Culture and Cyberspace, Pluto Press, Sydney, 1998
    • The Virtual Republic, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, 1997
    • Virtual Geography, Indiana University Press, 1994
    Office Location:
    Eugene Lang College, The New School for Liberal Arts
    65 West 11th Street, Room 456
    New York, NY  10011
    Office Hours:
    Mon. 2-4p or by appointment
    Phone Number/Extension:
    212-229-5100 x2241


    Research Interests:
    Media theory, new media, critical theory, cinema, music, visual art.

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