Month: December 2011

The Periods Between Large-Scale Protest Events

NPR aired a wonderful story yesterday about Occupy Chicago activists’ organizing of protests in advance of the simultaneously held NATO and G8 summit meetings in May. The story is interesting because so much of both journalistic and scholarly attention to movements and protest events happens during and after moments of contentious politics.  By contrast, the NPR story […]

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Upcoming conference on the “nonhuman turn”

Considering some of the interests of this group, and the “dialogue” on tehcnical agency between Gina Neff, Tim Jordan, and Josh McVeigh-Schultz (that will be published here soon, I promise!), this conference call looked particularly interesting. The Nonhuman Turn in 21st Century Studies May 3-5, 2012 Center for 21st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee […]

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