Media Studies/Theory: Work in Progress

May 5, 2017

The Faculty Research & Writing Group consisting of Luka Arsenjuk, Melanie Kill, Oliver Gaycken, Matthew Krischenbaum, Lee Konstantinou, Scott Trudell, and Orrin Wang discussed emergent projects.

  • Luka Arsenjuk, Aesthetic Form and Film
  • Melanie Kill, Wikipedia and the Genre of the Encyclopedia
  • Oliver Gaycken, “Cinema is 'I Fly': J. J. Gibson and the Work of the Army Air Force's Psychological Test Film Unit”
  • Matthew Kirschenbaum, “The Lifecycles of Bibliographic Objects, or what a Ted Chiang Story, Russian Pirates, and AOL teach us about the Fate of Books Online"
  • Lee Konstantinou, ”Xu Bing's Big Village"
  • Scott Trudell, Introduction to Unwritten Poetry: Song and Its Media in the English Renaissance”
  • Orrin Wang, “Cave Dwelling: Derrida and the Prosthesis of the Inside"

The group plans to continue its meetings for academic year 2017-2018.