Published on September 5th, 2017The new book Life in the Age of Drone Warfare , co-edited by Lisa Parks and Caren Kaplan, will be published by Duke Press in October 2017. You can read the introduction to Life in the Age of Drone Warfare here.
Published on August 30th, 2017Lisa Parks, Hannah Goodwin, & Lisa Han published the paper “‘I have the government in my pocket…’: Social Media Users in Turkey, Transmit-Trap Dynamics, and Struggles over Internet Freedom”. It can be viewed at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/cccr.12173/abstract
Published on August 9th, 2017Lisa Parks delivered a colloquium at the Microsoft Research Collective about the FlowNet Research Project, an international study of social media use and internet freedom issues in Mongolia, Turkey and Zambia.
Published on April 4th, 2017The article “Limits to Internet Freedom: Being Heard in an Increasingly Authoritarian World,” by Michael Nekrasov, Lisa Parks and Elizabeth Belding was accepted by The Third Workshop on Computing within Limits (LIMITS ’17). Download the article here: http://acmlimits.org/2017/papers/limits17-nekrasov.pdf
Published on March 29th, 2017Daniel Grinberg gives a guest lecture on Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests in the Current Debates in Media course on April 4, 2017 at MIT. “Daniel Grinberg is a PhD candidate in the Department of Film and Media Studies at the University of California, Santa […]
Published on March 3rd, 2017Prof. Lisa Parks delivered the keynote at the Technologies of Space: Verticality, Volume & Infrastructure Symposium at the University of Oslo. See http://www.kunstkritikk.no/nyheter/vertikal-makt/ for more details (in Norwegian).
Published on February 28th, 2017“From Platform Jumping to Self-Censorship: Internet Freedom, Social Media and Circumvention Practices in Zambia,” by Lisa Parks and Rahul Mukherjee, published in Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies. ABSTRACT: This article describes the complex media environment of urban Zambia based on qualitative interviews with 42 active ICT and […]
Published on January 1st, 2017“Walking Phone Workers” in Mongolia article reprinted in Foundations of Mobile Media Studies, edited by Jason Farman. “Foundations of Mobile Media Studies gathers some of the most important texts in this emerging field, offering readers key approaches to understanding our moment and our media. The impact of […]