Tag Archives: Contagion

Parallax (23) 1: Autoimmunities, Guest Edited by Stefan Herbrechter and Michelle Jamieson

I have an article published in this special issue of Parallax that develops on one of the themes (Horror of Digital Autotoxicus) fleetingly introduced in The Spam Book introduction with Jussi Parikka. Looking forward to reading the rest of it… … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Affect and Social Media Programme due tomorrow!

Spent most of today finalizing the Affect and Social Media#2 Programme. Looks really exciting. Very nice cross-disciplinary and international cast of speakers. Panels on emotional experiences, new materialisms, anxiety and panic, affective circuits, geographies and contagion… Looking forward to 23rd … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 (23rd Mar) Registration open!

Registration is now open for the Affect and Social Media Symposium#2 (2016) Following on from the success of last year’s Affect and Social Media Symposium at UEL, the emotionUX lab in the School of Arts and Digital Industries (in collaboration … Continue reading

Posted in emotionUX lab, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

SECOND CALL for participation in PhD-course: 2nd Ph.D. Summer School of Cultural Transformations: Cultural Im/materialities: Contagion, Affective Rhythms and Mobilization

SECOND CALL for participation in PhD-course: 2nd Ph.D. Summer School of Cultural Transformations: Cultural Im/materialities: Contagion, Affective Rhythms and Mobilization International PhD course, 23-27 June 2014, Aarhus University, Denmark The summer school is funded by the Ph.D. programmes Art, Literature … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The diffusion of protests (Affect, Event, Belief) – This from John Postill’s blog

Just caught the below  from John Postill’s blog. I agree that diffusion theories have in the past “stayed at a fairly superficial level.” So a “wealth of new data” is helping to change that. Mmm. I am more interested here … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

University of Exeter Contagion Workshop on social media, reality mining and new species of contagion

Contagion Workshop 2: Social media, reality mining and new species of contagion A Research and Knowledge Transfer research event Date 14 May 2013 Time 10:45 to 16:00 Place Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies The Contagion project is hosting three … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Lisa Blackman: Re-mediating Rumour and Gossip: Contagion, Virality and Social Media

This effort (below) by MA students from the University of Amsterdam provides a fairly nice summary of what Virality argues.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment