Posts Tagged: urban history

Tube Map

Becoming Network. Henry C. Beck, Material Culture and the London Tube Map of 1933

Presentation by Sebastian Gießmann (Internet Policy Advisor to the Greens in the German Bundestag). What makes a material network a navigable social space? In my contribution, I will try to demonstrate that the relation of built structures and their media

Tube Map

Becoming Network. Henry C. Beck, Material Culture and the London Tube Map of 1933

Presentation by Sebastian Gießmann (Internet Policy Advisor to the Greens in the German Bundestag). What makes a material network a navigable social space? In my contribution, I will try to demonstrate that the relation of built structures and their media

Roxy Theater

Digging Through Archives and Dirt: Entangling Media Archaeology, Archaeology Proper, and Architectural History

Presentation by Shannon Mattern (The New School). In the introduction to their new media archaeology anthology, Erkki Huhtamo and Jussi Parikka propose that “[m]edia archaeology should not be confused with archaeology as a discipline. When media archaeologists claim that they

Roxy Theater

Digging Through Archives and Dirt: Entangling Media Archaeology, Archaeology Proper, and Architectural History

Presentation by Shannon Mattern (The New School). In the introduction to their new media archaeology anthology, Erkki Huhtamo and Jussi Parikka propose that “[m]edia archaeology should not be confused with archaeology as a discipline. When media archaeologists claim that they

Coal

Invisible Cities: Toward a Networked Urbanism

Presentation by Marina Peterson (Ohio University). In Southeast Ohio, small cities haunt the rural present. At the turn of the twentieth century, the region was dotted with dozens of towns. These cities are crucial hubs in a networked urbanism structured

Coal

Invisible Cities: Toward a Networked Urbanism

Presentation by Marina Peterson (Ohio University). In Southeast Ohio, small cities haunt the rural present. At the turn of the twentieth century, the region was dotted with dozens of towns. These cities are crucial hubs in a networked urbanism structured

Marquee

Forgotten Material Histories of Repurposed Movie Theaters

Presentation by Veronica Paredes (University of Southern California). This presentation will highlight one aspect of Marquee Survivals, an interactive, digital dissertation that explores contemporary conceptions of the repurposed movie theater. Across the United States, movie theaters have been converted into

Marquee

Forgotten Material Histories of Repurposed Movie Theaters

Presentation by Veronica Paredes (University of Southern California). This presentation will highlight one aspect of Marquee Survivals, an interactive, digital dissertation that explores contemporary conceptions of the repurposed movie theater. Across the United States, movie theaters have been converted into

Tin Pan Alley

Tin Pan Alley: Critiquing an Intermedial Network, circa 1900

Presentation by Keir Keightley (University of Western Ontario). To this day, the idea of the “alley” can figure modernity’s production of concentrated or interdependent industrial zones (e.g. Automation Alley in Detroit, Silicon Alley in New York). But the first such

Tin Pan Alley

Tin Pan Alley: Critiquing an Intermedial Network, circa 1900

Presentation by Keir Keightley (University of Western Ontario). To this day, the idea of the “alley” can figure modernity’s production of concentrated or interdependent industrial zones (e.g. Automation Alley in Detroit, Silicon Alley in New York). But the first such