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June 20, 2006

Vectors Journal of Culture and Technology

Vectors Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular

This issue of Vectors features a range of projects related to the theme of ephemera, from the perspectives of history, anthropology, cultural geography, film, media studies, video games, tourism, politics, art and literature. Contributors include Rick Prelinger, Judith Jackson Fossett, Amelie Hastie, Melanie Swalwell, Jeffrey Schnapp, Kim Christen, Chris Cooney, the Center for History and New Media and the Transcriptions Project at UC Santa Barbara.

Vectors is an international peer-reviewed electronic journal dedicated to expanding the potentials of academic publication via emergent and transitional media. Publishing two issues a year, Vectors proposes a thorough rethinking of the dynamic relationship of form to content in academic research, focusing on the ways technology shapes, transforms and reconfigures social and cultural relations. Vectors is edited by Tara McPherson and Steve Anderson with art direction by Erik Loyer and Raegan Kelly.

Posted by vijoy at 11:43 AM

June 19, 2006

Trustee Presentations Highlight Work of Bobo, Haber, and Krosnick

IRiSS director Karen Cook outlined the Institutes objectives at the June 14 meeting of the Stanford board of trustees. She was joined by Professors Larry Bobo, Steve Haber and Jon Krosnick, who shared research findings relevant to addressing issues of incarceration, immigration and global warming.

Slides from the presentations can be viewed at:

Posted by cthomsen at 04:59 PM

Inequality Debates Posted on Stanford iTunes

Download debates from the spring quarter Inequality debate series, hosted by the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality. The first program, addressing issues of income inequality, is now available. Subsequent talks on race, politics and gender will soon be posted.

Look under the header of “Heard on Campus” Choose the tab for “Visiting Lecturers and Speeches”

Posted by cthomsen at 04:45 PM