Haidy Geismar, NYU Conal McCarthy, 2011. Museums and Maori: Heritage Professionals, Indigenous Collections, Current Practice. Te Papa Press/Left Coast Press Museums and Maori follows on the heels of McCarthy’s previous book, Exhibiting Maori, which traced the history of indigenous museum collecting, collections and display in Aoteaora New Zealand. This secondContinue Reading

The Department of Communication and Culture at Indiana University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Digital and Social Media to begin Fall 2012. We seek a humanities-based media studies scholar to join an innovative and interdisciplinary department that includes Film and Media Studies, Ethnography and Performance Studies,Continue Reading

A Live Stream Skype Video conference 17 September 2011, 13h-15:22h (Central European Summer Time) followed by online discussion Public Live Broadcast at: http://www.livestream.com/tococu (see www.tourismcontactculture.org.uk for further details) ORGANIZERS The event is organized by the Tourism Contact Culture Research Network (TOCOCU). The Programme and additional information can be found onContinue Reading

The website visualizing.org is a compendium of projects to explore the ways in which data sets can be presented and represented visually. The site both uploads data and its visualization and is a hub for commentary and critique of visual practice and ways of knowing..

3rd-6th April 2012, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India CFP Deadline: 30 September 2011 Call for Proposals: http://www.theasa.org/conferences/asa12/callforpanels.shtml Theme This conference will investigate art and aesthetics in their widest senses and experiences, from a variety of perspectives and in numerous contexts: the material arts, crafts, performance, bodies, digital and newContinue Reading

This is to announce an upcoming symposium and workshop being held on 6 Oct 2011 at Texas A&M University on new media, religion and digital culture. The Digital Religion Symposium will explore how new media is shaping our understanding of religion in a networked society. This event will feature presentationsContinue Reading

The New School inaugurates a two year project on Thingness with a talk by Jane Bennett, called “Powers of the Hoard: Artistry and Agency in a World of Vibrant Matter” Tuesday, September 13, 2011, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. The New School, Theresa Lang Community and Student Center 55 West 13thContinue Reading

The University of Chicago has been working to create a resource to make it easier for scholars and others interested in urban social science to learn about new studies, find data sources, and learn about upcoming conferences or other events. The Urban Portal is a site containing a rapidly increasingContinue Reading