Updated: Upcoming Talks

Just a quick update to mention a public talk I’ll be giving at Macalester University in St. Paul. MN for their International Studies Department. Details: Date: Thursday, Feb. 7th Time: 4:30pm Location: Harmon Room (Library) Description: Stay in L.A.: Precarious Duration for Temporary Workers in Los Angeles The global city of Los Angeles has long been…

Media Places 2012: Infrastructure | Space | Media

This December I’ll be visiting the HUMnab at the Umeå University in Umeå, Sweden for a symposium entitled “Media Places : Infrastructure | Space | Media.” The list of keynote speakers, panelists, discussants, and participants is incredibly exciting (and intimidating!), and I’m thrilled to have been included with such a stellar line-up of amazing scholars.

GlobalTemp

I am quite happy to announce the (slightly belated) launch of my online archive, GlobalTemp. GlobalTemp will serve as the online supplement to my dissertation on temporariness in global cities–namely Dubai, Los Angeles, and Ho Chi Minh City. I’ve been collecting material for my dissertation project for a few years now, and keep coming across even…

LCM Research Slam!

I’m WAY behind on my posts, and have a backlog of important things I’ve been meaning to write about, but one thing I MUST advertise now is the annual Literature.Culture.Media Center Research Slam. It’ll be held tomorrow at UCSB, in the English Department. It was also advertised on the Digital Humanities SoCal Blog, and we’ll…