Transmedia is more than just a tool for commercial industries. Matt Freeman looks at South American views and uses of transmedia to rethink its contributions to cultural memory and political history.
Chris Moreh explains how the need to take up the challenge posed by rapid economic growth in Asia has aided the resurrection of national imaginaries of an Asian origin in the Central European country of Hungary.
The Hong Kong government has been saying that local people have a strong sense of belonging in this so-called “Asia’s World City.” Believe it or not? A promotional video featuring an old district in Hong Kong will tell you more.
Josh Shepperd and Chris Sterling discuss a new national preservation initiative by the Library of Congress.
In this latest entry in The Aesthetic Turn series, Kyle Conway considers the aesthetic experience of media, using translation and metaphor to turn our attention away from the object and toward our experience of media in the age of convergence.
In this inaugural post in Antenna’s new series on cultural studies and media aesthetics, “The Aesthetic Turn,” Kyle Conway queries media’s experiential dimensions.
As more media scholars grapple with issues traditionally associated with aesthetic analysis, the need to map the history, methods, and goals of this “aesthetic turn” proves increasingly pressing.
What could cultural studies work on TV look like if we saw our function as facilitating conversations among our students (and ourselves) about social identity, privilege, and power centered on their and our differing engagements with and feelings about television programming?
An audio interview with Chuck Klosterman, accompanied by a discussion of how his work not only blurs things that us cultural studies professors celebrate by taking “low” culture seriously, but also in a way that inevitably makes us nervous.