The Cultural Studies Association has announced the theme for their May 2014 conference, “Ecologies: Relations of Culture, Matter, and Power“:
Call for Proposals for the Twelfth Annual Meeting of the Cultural Studies Association (US)
Ecologies: Relations of Culture, Matter, and Power
University of Utah, Salt Lake City May 29-31, 2014
The Cultural Studies Association (CSA) invites proposals from its current and future members for participation in its twelfth annual meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Everyone cares about the environment these days, but what does it mean to speak of ecology? Network and systems theories suggest complex approaches to questions of culture and ecology. Assemblage theories explode stable conceptions of locality, sociality, and the human. We speak of programming environments, learning environments, media ecologies, organizational ecologies, digital ecologies, ecologies of resistance, ecologies of play, flows of information, nodal points of power, and open-source ecologies of collaboration and collective…
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