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  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise; Cohen, Lewis (CTheory, 1997)
  • Glezos, Simon (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2009-06-06)
    This paper consists of a Deleuzian reading of Schumpeter’s account of technological innovation within capitalism. It describes the tension in Schumpeter between creative destruction (the drive to innovate), and what he ...
  • Girvan, Anita (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-03-18)
    Borrowing the title from an essay by Michael Callon and his colleagues working at the intersection of science and technology studies and politics, this presentation, “Acting in an Uncertain World”, attempts to think through ...
  • Murray, Tim (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-05-25)
    Professor Tim Murray, Director of the Society of the Humanities and curator of the Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media discusses “The Aesthetics of Digital Longing” by way of an evocative discussion of Rancière and Deleuze ...
  • Thacker, Eugene (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2008-11-21)
    Eugene Thacker is Assistant Professor in the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture at Georgia Institute of Technology. He is the author of Biomedia (University of Minnesota Press, 2004) and The Global Genome: ...
  • 2bears, Jackson; Kroker, Marilouise; Arthur, Kroker (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2014-10-27)
    Text and voices by Arthur and Marilouise Kroker, video art and sound by Jackson 2bears.
  • Walraven, Aya (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2011-03-18)
    This talk walks through a brief history of androids in the past and present. Citing Japan as a special case, Aya Walraven explores how androids, cyborgs, and humans alike fit into society with a growing need for robotic ...
  • Walraven, Aya (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2010-03-12)
    Aya Walraven gives a presentation entitled, "AR Futurology." Aya Walraven is a digital media and internet enthusiast who primarily works in video and web. She is an editorial assistant at CTheory and head of PACTAC’s ...
  • Girvan, Anita (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2010-03-12)
    Anita Girvan is an interdisciplinary PhD student with a concentration in Cultural, Social, and Political Thought. Her PhD project focuses on the mediating role of the metaphor of the ‘carbon footprint’ in responses to ...
  • Mitchell, Liam (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2010-03-12)
    Liam Mitchell is a PhD candidate in Cultural, Social and Political Thought at the University of Victoria. His research concerns social media and boredom. He is the editor of a new graduate journal in political theory called ...
  • Cárdenas, Micha (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2009-06-04)
    How are technologies of transformation facilitating new becomings, new modes of learning and new sites of knowledge? The performance Becoming Dragon sought to explore two lines of technology, Multi-User Virtual Environments ...
  • Kroker, Arthur (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2006-03-13)
    Dr. Arthur Kroker of the Department of Political Science, University of Victoria gives a lecture entitled, "Before Foucault: Power & Cynical Ideology" at the Michel Foucault's Legacy symposium.
  • Magnusson, Warren (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2006-03-14)
    Dr. Warren Magnusson of the Department of Political Science, University of Victoria, gives a lecture entitled "Before Foucault: Scepticism, Relativism and Modernity" for the Michel Foucault's Legacy Symposium.
  • Kroker, Arthur (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2005-01-20)
    Arthur Kroker of the Department of Political Science, University of Victoria gives a talk entitled "Born Again Ideology" for the Politics in the Age of Empire Symposium.
  • Bryson, Mary (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2009-06-04)
    It has become commonplace for narratives concerning youth whose lives are situated within cultures saturated by convergent media, unproblematically to reproduce assumptions regarding the meliorative role of access to ...
  • Bryson, Mary (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2012-06-17)
    Dr. Mary Bryson, Professor, Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia gives a presentation entitled, "Cancer Knowledge in the Plural: Communicability of Presence, Trans/Media and ...
  • Vannini, Phillip (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2004-11-26)
    Phillip Vannini is a professor at Royal Roads University in Victoria, BC. His published works on music and popular culture theory have dealt with issues of commodification of memory, seduction, and standardization of taste.
  • Kroker, Arthur; Kroker, Marilouise (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2009-06-04)
    Code drift is the spectral destiny of the story of technology. No necessary message, no final meaning, no definite goal: only a digital culture drifting in complex streams of social networking technologies filtered here ...
  • 2bears, Jackson; Kroker, Marilouise (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2010-03-12)
    Jackson 2bears is a Kanien’kehaka (Mohawk) multimedia artist and Ph.D. candidate at the University of Victoria. His artworks have been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions across Canada, most recently at: EM-Media ...
  • Stelarc (Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture, 2009-10-09)
    Stelarc is a world renowned Australian-based performance artist whose work explores and extends the concept of the body and its relationship with technology. He has performed with a third hand, a virtual arm. a virtual ...

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