Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC)

Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC)


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The Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture is a research institute of and for the future, combining streamed electronic seminars, print and net publications, digital resources, and a video archive of lectures, interviews, and panels hosted at the centre.

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  • 2bears, Jackson; Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise (CTheory, 2004)
  • 2bears, Jackson; Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise (Ctheory, 2004)
  • 2bears, Jackson; Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise (CTheory, 2005)
  • 2bears, Jackson; Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise; Doody, Tanya (CTheory, 2005)
  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise; Cohen, Lewis (CTheory, 1997)
  • Fast Wall 
    Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise; Cohen, Lewis (CTheory, 1997)
  • Panic USA 
    Rowe, Carel (n. p., 1987)
  • Kroker, Arthur; Marilouise, Kroker; Critical Art Ensemble (CTheory, 1992)
  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise (CBC, 1996-11-15)
  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise; Mesley, Wendy (CBC, 1996-11-29)
  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise; Critical Art Ensemble (CTheory, 1992)
  • Seduction 
    Baudrillard, Jean; Singer, Brian (New World Perspectives, 1990)
    Seduction is Jean Baudrillard’s most provocative book. Here, under the sign of seduction, all modern theory is put into question. Seduction speaks of the sudden reversibility in the order of things where discourse is ...
  • Weinstein, Michael A. (New World Perspectives, 1985)
    Culture Critique features the work of Quebec’s key cultural theorist Fernand Dumont in a thorough exploration of the Québécois identity from the Quiet Revolution to the present.
  • Cook, David (New World Perspectives, 1985)
    The bulk of Northrop Frye’s writings deals with the tradition as it is given from the great writers of Europe; yet his response to these writers has in an important way been fashioned by his own experience in North America ...
  • Kroker, Arthur; Cook, David (New World Perspectives, 1987)
    The Postmodern Scene is a series of major theorizations about key artistic and intellectual tendencies in the postmodern condition. A variety of texts, ranging from Nietzsche’s The Will to Power, Serres’ Hermes, Baudrillard’s ...
  • Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0; b.a.n.g. lab (Office of Net Assessment, University of Michigan, 2014)
    The Transborder Immigrant Tool (TBT) by Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0/b.a.n.g. lab is a last mile safety device designed to aid the disoriented of any nationality in a desert environment. The project’s interactive ...
  • Kroker, Arthur (New World Perspectives, 1992)
    The Possessed Individual rubs North America against contemporary French thought. What results is a dramatic reinterpretation of French theory as a prophetic analysis of the speed-life of the twenty-first century, and a ...
  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise; Cook, David (New World Perspectives, 1989)
    A stimulating and thoroughly entertaining look at the rapid countdown to the year 2000, the Panic Encyclopedia argues that in the postmodern era, science, and technology are the real language of power and illustrates the ...
  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise (New World Perspectives, 1996)
    Written in the shadows of the digital age, Hacking the Future tells the story of what happens to us when information technology escapes the high tech labs of Silicon Valley and invades the sites of everyday culture. Shopping ...
  • Fekete, John (New World Perspectives, 1987)
    Life After Postmodernism is a pioneering text on the question of value in the postmodern scene. After a long hiatus in which discussions of value have been eclipsed by the death of the subject in post-structuralist theory, ...

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