Announcing “All Things in Moderation,” Dec. 6-7, 2017 at UCLA

It’s my great pleasure to announce the following event and related CFP. On December 6-7 2017, UCLA’s Department of Information Studies, part of the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, welcomes participants to a two-day conference on commercial content moderation (CCM) of user-generated social media material. At All Things in Moderation: The People,… Continue reading Announcing “All Things in Moderation,” Dec. 6-7, 2017 at UCLA

CAPAL 2015: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice Keynote Speaker

I am pleased and honored to announce that I have been asked to serve as one of two keynote speakers at the 2015 Canadian Association of Professional Academic Librarians' annual meeting, to be held in Ottawa, ON May 31-June 2, 2015. The call for papers for this exciting event, whose timely theme is "Academic Librarianship and… Continue reading CAPAL 2015: Academic Librarianship and Critical Practice Keynote Speaker

Exciting CFP: DIGITAL LABOR: SWEATSHOPS, PICKET LINES, AND BARRICADES, the New School, NYC, NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014

Call for Proposals DIGITAL LABOR: SWEATSHOPS, PICKET LINES, AND BARRICADES To be held at The New School, a university in New York City NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014 #dl14 The third in The New School's Politics of Digital Culture Conference Series Sponsored by The New School and The Institute for Distributed Creativity Digital Labor: The Internet as… Continue reading Exciting CFP: DIGITAL LABOR: SWEATSHOPS, PICKET LINES, AND BARRICADES, the New School, NYC, NOVEMBER 14-16, 2014

Crowdsourcing Dataviz for the #Occupy Movement

The website/online lab R-Shief has announced a three-day data visualization hackathon designed to create opportunities for new ways of viewing and understanding #occupy movements worldwide. R-Shief is offering its data sets of #occupy-related Tweets to anyone wishing to participate in using it between December 9-11 in order to create and share data visualizations based on… Continue reading Crowdsourcing Dataviz for the #Occupy Movement

[CFP] “Cyborg Subjects: Discourses on Digital Culture” Journal and Website

We are happy to announce the official launch of a new journal and community website: "Cyborg Subjects: Discourses on Digital Culture". www.cyborgsubjects.org Cyborg Subjects is a critical collective of emerging thinkers, hackers, artists, philosophers, and critical theorists from all over the world.  We are live with our first pre-release of Volume #0: "What is the Cyborg… Continue reading [CFP] “Cyborg Subjects: Discourses on Digital Culture” Journal and Website

Call for Papers: The Third Graduate Student Conference on the History of American Capitalism: “Capitalism in Action”, Harvard University, March 4th-6th, 2011

The Third Graduate Student Conference on the History of American Capitalism: “Capitalism in Action” Sponsored by the David Howe Fund for Business and Economic History at Harvard University. Keynote Speaker: Jackson Lears Discussions of American capitalism often uncritically rely on loaded but abstract terms, from “markets” to “capital.” This conference aims to bring together emerging… Continue reading Call for Papers: The Third Graduate Student Conference on the History of American Capitalism: “Capitalism in Action”, Harvard University, March 4th-6th, 2011

Call: History of the Present, a new journal of critical history

History of the Present, a Journal of Critical History is a new peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Illinois Press. The editors (Joan Wallach Scott, Andrew Aisenberg, Brian Connolly, Ben Kakfa, Sylvia Schafer and Mrinalini Sinha) invite submissions that approach history as a critical endeavor for publication in volume 2 number 1 (summer 2012).… Continue reading Call: History of the Present, a new journal of critical history