Media, Militarization & Surveillance

Published on June 6th, 2018

We conduct critical analysis of media technologies and cultures in relation to processes of militarization and surveillance that have intensified in the context of the war on terror.

Recent Projects:

Reporting on Boko Haram – Data Visualization 


Life in the Age of Drone Warfare, co-edited by Lisa Parks & Caren Kaplan, Durham: Duke University Press, forthcoming October 2017.

L. Parks, “Rise of the IMSI Catcher,” Media Fields Journal, March 12, 2016.

L. Parks, “Drones, Vertical Mediation, and the Targeted Class,” Feminist Studies 42, no. 1 (2016): 227–35.

L. Parks, “Cover Your Webcam,” Film Quarterly, 68, no. 3 (March 1, 2015): 11–16.

L. Parks, “Vertical Mediation: Geospatial Imagery and the US Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq,” in Mediated Geographies and Geographies of Media, ed. Susan P. Mains, Julie Cupples, and Chris Lukinbeal (Springer Netherlands, 2015), 159–75.

L. Parks, “Points of Departure: The Culture of US Airport Screening,” in Deleuze and Law, ed. Rosi Braidotti, Claire Colebrook, and Patrick Hanafin (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2009), 163–78.