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Two new interviews on figure/ground…

In their revealing series of interviews, that combine discussions of the behind the scenes aspects of university life with questions about research ideas, Figure/Ground have posted two new interviews covering cultural matters. The first is with Lisa Guenther, whose work … Continue reading

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An interview with Brian Cogan

Figure/Ground, as part pf their ongoing series, have an interview with Brian Cogan. It covers a range of issues around academic work and closes with a discussion of his research. Below is his response to a question about media ecology: … Continue reading

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An interview with Ian Woodward on material culture

There is another interesting interview in the Figure/Ground series. This time it’s with Ian Woodward. It covers some interesting stuff on his background and writing, and it also focuses on his work on material culture. Here is an example of … Continue reading

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An interview on digital humanities with Miriam Posner

Figure/Ground have continued their series of interviews. This time the interview is with Miriam Posner who teaches on the Digital Humanities at UCLA. As with all of their interviews there is a focus on the individuals path into their academic … Continue reading

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Figure/ground are looking for collaborators

Figure/ground, which is a media resource with interviews and news, is looking for some new collaborators: The Figure/Ground team is looking for volunteer collaborators to help with the expansion of the site into a student-led, interdisciplinary website containing the largest … Continue reading

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Interviews with media figures: a useful resource

I came across this useful resource/blog called figure/ground. It contains dozens of original interviews with leading figures in media studies (including this one with Jussi Parikka). The interviews focus on career choices and pathways as well as research and ideas … Continue reading

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