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December Fall Thesis Collective Meeting

Happy December everyone! Come and join the last Thesis Collective meeting of the fall semester!  The fourth and final Thesis Collective meeting of the fall semester will be on Friday December 8th from 4:00 PM-6:00 PM – location: 79 Fifth Avenue (the Media Studies Loft), Room 1618 (the classroom right in front of the

Faculty Member Shannon Mattern’s Recent Article Translated Into Three Languages; Talks at MIT and PSU

Shannon Mattern’s “A City Is Not a Computer,” which she published in February in Places Journal, has been translated and republished in Portuguese (for the activist organization Instituto Intersaber), German (for the Vienna-based dérive: Zeitschrift für Stadtforschung), and French (for the international newspaper Courrier International). She’ll also be presenting a talk,

CFP: ngovis Journal – Digital Georgetown

The team at gnovis is excited to welcome submissions for the Fall 2017 Journal. gnovis Journal—Georgetown University’s student-operated, peer-reviewed, bi-annual, academic journal of Communication, Culture & Technology—is now accepting submissions for our Fall 2017 edition until September 22, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. We welcome submissions of original research from graduate

Shannon Mattern Published “Closet Archive”

Faculty member Shannon Mattern published “Closet Archive” (Places Journal), an essay on the history of the closet, where, for centuries, we’ve stored our dead media; made new media; incubated epiphanies, dreams, fears; and negotiated identities. The Paris Review featured the essay in its recommended reading.

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Peter Asaro Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer on Drones

Peter Asaro was quoted in this Philadelphia Inquirer piece on Drones a couple weeks ago: http://www.philly.com/philly/living/Rise_of_the_drones.html He was also featured in David Levine’s latest podcast for HearsayCulture on Stanford Radio KZSU: http://www.hearsayculture.com/show-236-prof-peter-asaro-on-killer-robots-posted/

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Peter Asaro Quoted in New York Times

Faculty Member, Peter Asaro was quoted in the New York Times on November 11, 2014, on the ethical implications self-targeting missiles and autonomous weapons: “Our concern is with how the targets are determined, and more importantly who determines them,” said Peter Asaro, a co-founder and