Society for the Study of Affect Summer School Early Bird Deadline

ANIMATIONS AND PROVOCATIONS
Society for the Study of Affect
Summer School
July 29 to August 02, 2019
Characteristic post on this event from Greg Seigworth below – I’m the spam/virality/neuro guy ūüėČ Just to add that we’ll be looking at post-truthiness by way of songwriting workshops led by the very talented Mikey Georgeson (in the video).

Here’s today’s SSASS-y tidbit! Are you registered yet? If not, time to visit http://affectsociety.com/ … DON’T BE LATE FOR SSASS!

So, Tony D Sampson (that spam/virality/neuro guy) is co-convening seminar #4 with Mikey B Georgeson … Mikey was/is David Devant from the band ‘David Devant and His Spirit Wife.’ (See their video below!) With this convening duo, you are going to have all of your brain bandwidth and performance skills jammed with post-truthiness. Is this for real? Find out!

SSASSY SUMMER ’19 BABY

About Virality

Tony D. Sampson is Reader in Digital Culture and Communications at the University of East London. He has a PhD in social-cultural-digital contagion theory from the Sociology Department at the University of Essex. He is a former art student who re-entered higher education in the UK as a mature student in the mid-1990s after a long stint as a gigging musician. His career in education has moved through various disciplines and departments, including a maths and computing faculty, sociology department and school of digital media and design His publications include The Spam Book, coedited with Jussi Parikka (Hampton Press, 2009), Virality: Contagion Theory in the Age of Networks (University of Minnesota Press, 2012), The Assemblage Brain: Sense Making in Neuroculture (University of Minnesota Press, 2016), Affect and Social Media (Rowman and Littlefield, July 2018) and The Sleepwalker's Guide to Social Media (due 2020 with Polity Press). Tony is the organizer and host of the Affect and Social Media conferences in the UK (see archive on this blog). As a co-founder and co-director of the public engagement initiatives, Club Critical Theory (CCT) and the Cultural Engine Research Group (CERG), Tony has been project lead on a number of funded projects that bring impactful critical theories into the community and local political sphere to approach. These activities have included large conferences, symposia and informal lectures/workshops in pubs and community centres, co-organized with community groups and local authorities. Tony occasionally blogs at: https://viralcontagion.wordpress.com/ Full academic profile: https://www.uel.ac.uk/Staff/s/tony-sampson
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