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  • Ken Wark

    Chair, Culture and Media

    Office Location:

    Eugene Lang Building


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

    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

    Research Interests:

    Media theory, new media, critical theory, cinema, music, visual art.

    Current Courses:

    Independent Study (Open Campus)

    Independent Study (Open Campus)

    Intro to Cultural Studies

    How to Give Good Meme

    Independent Study (Open Campus)

    Honors Thesis (Open Campus)