seminar in media and political theory 

 video/art/tv 

 2022-2023 
 Seminar 

The 2022-23 GEM Seminar is organized around the problem of Video/Art/TV

Our year-long Seminar in Media and Political Theory for 2022-2023 will focus on digital aesthetics and politics in the age of internet television. The series features lectures and artist talks, screenings, and a periodic reading group. Key themes will include platform histories, feminist video interventions, internet pornography, archives, new network genres, and emergent video forms/practices. Speakers include Erika Balsom, Elisa Giardina Papa, James J. Hodge, siren eun young jung, Jeff Scheible, Jakob Steensen, as well as readings by Legacy Russell, among other events. 

Fall Schedule (events are in-person at the lab unless otherwise indicated)

“Data, Heresy, and Censorship”

Elisa Giardina Papa (UC Berkeley/Tufts University)

October 6th, 5pm (zoom) 

“Lynch’s Daily Digits”

Jeff Scheible (King’s College)

October 26th, 5pm
 

“The Smoosh, or the Auto-Affective Genres of Always-On Computing” 

James J. Hodge (Northwestern University)

November 17th, 5pm
 

Legacy Russell’s Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto: reading group and screening

December 1st, 5pm

2021-2022 GEM Seminar Related Events & Annual Initiatives

Open House

Sept 29th, 2022 @ 5pm, GEM Lab

 

Materializing the Invasion: Race, Borders, and the Semiotic Reproduction of Racial Capitalism

Participants: Dr. Gaia Giuliana (University of Coimbra)

Oct 5th, 2022 @ 5.30pm

 

Data, Heresy and Censorship

Participants: Elisa Giardina Papa (UC Berkeley / Tufts University.)

Oct 6th, 2022 @ 5am (Online)

 

My Trans Barbie Dream House

Participants: Cáel Keegan (Concordia University).
Oct 13th
, 2022 @ 5.30pm

 

Lynch's Daily Digits

Participants: Jeff Scheible (King's College London).
Apr 8, 2022 @ 4pm (Online)

 

The Smoosh, or the Auto-Affective Genres of Always-On Computing
Participants: James J. Hodge (Northwestern University).

Nov 17th, 2022 @ 5.00pm

Legacy Russels Glitch Feminism: A Manifesto: reading group and screening

Participants: James J. Hodge (Northwestern University).

Dec 1st, 2022 @ 5.00pm