Re-Mediating the Political: Digital Culture and Temporality​

1 May 2019, 14:30 - 16:30

Seminar Room SG2, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DT

In conversation with

Dr Rebecca Coleman (Sociology, Goldsmiths University of London)

Dr Carolyn Pedwell (Cultural Studies, University of Kent)

 

Dr Rebecca Coleman (Reader in Media and Sociology, Goldsmiths) The Becoming of Bodies: Girls, Images, Experience (2009) argued bodies and images should be understood as entwined processes of becoming; currently leading the Leverhulme-funded  Mediating Presents: Producing ‘the Now’ in Contemporary Digital Culture (2018-19); Series Editor, ‘Future Media’ at Goldsmiths Press.

Dr Carolyn Pedwell (Reader in Cultural Studies, Kent) Affective Relations: The Transnational Politics of Empathy (2014) and Feminism, Culture and Embodied Practice: The Rhetorics of Comparison (Routledge: 2010); forthcoming article: ‘Digital Tendencies: Intuition, Algorithmic Thought and New Social Movements’ (Culture, Theory and Critique); Editor of Feminist Theory.


What role does feeling and emotion play in the politics of the digital environment?

How might theories of affect illuminate understandings of digital public spaces?




Open to all. No registration required.
An event organised by 'Re-' Interdisciplinary Network.
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