Josh Shepperd provides Part 1 of 2 to his final entry in the “On (the) Wisconsin Discourses” series with an examination of Michele Hilmes’ contributions to discursive analysis.
Josh Shepperd’s “On (the) Wisconsin Discourses” series continues with a focus on the contributions of Julie D’Acci to the concepts of emergence and temporality
In this latest post in our From Mercury to Mars series, Josh Shepperd discusses the “War of the Worlds” broadcast as a foundational subject for intellectual history and, as the subject of social research like Hadley Cantril’s The Invasion from Mars, one of the events that legitimated the very study of media.
What political investments are written into discursive analysis? What is the relationship between media literacy and aesthetic analysis?
Part one in a series on “The Wisconsin Discourses.”
Do public spaces increase democratic participation through public discourse and visibility? Does a mediated non-profit ‘public forum’ help to promote the ‘promise’ of American democracy? These questions still provide grounds for healthy debate over the purpose of media studies, as well as a coherent logic for media research.