Upcoming Events: 2018

January 6, 2018: I’ll be contributing to the “Critical Infrastructure Studies” panel at the Modern Language Association Conference, New York, with Matt Gold, Ti-Hui Hu, Alan Liu, Tara McPherson, James Smithies

January 25: I’ll be participating in the “Making of Mapping” panel with David Rumsey and Jon Cristensen at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, as part of their Public Knowledge series

February 1-2: I’ll be presenting “Ether / Ore: An Atlas of Urban Media,” a book talk, at Carnegie Mellon and leading “Willful Transgressions: Transdisciplinary Teaching,” a pedagogy workshop at the University of Pittsburgh

February 9: I’ll be presenting “Archaeologies of Urban Intelligence” at the “Ways of Knowing Cities” conference, hosted by the Center for Spatial Research at Columbia University

February 13: I’ll be presenting “Ether / Ore: An Atlas of Urban Media,” a book talk, as part of the SVA Design Research Speaker Series, at the School of Visual Arts, New York

February 17: I’ll be moderating the “Internet of Things: Monitoring Sleep” panel at the Pillow Culture Sleep Forum at Parsons

February 22: I’ll be presenting “Cabinet Logics: An Intellectual History of Media Furniture” as part of the Book History Colloquium at Columbia University, New York

March 1: I’ll be participating in a smart cities forum at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada

March 14-18: I’ll be in the “Historicizing Information in Media Studies” workshop (with Kate Eichhorn, Miriam Posner, Craig Robertson, Jonathan Sterne, and Haidee Wasson), and I’ll be responding to the “Media Maintenance” panel at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference in Toronto

March 19-20: I’ll be participating in the “Scholarly Discovery” workshop at the Summit on Grand Challenges in Information Sciences and Scholarly Communication at MIT

March 21: I’ll be talking about research methods in Melissa Aronczyk’s “Critical Research Methods” doctoral seminar at Rutgers

March 29: I’ll be presenting “Map as Method and Medium” at the Spatial Humanities Initiative at Rice University, Houston, TX

April 6: I’ll be presenting “Map as Method and Medium” at the “Digital Distance” Symposium at the Bard Graduate Center, New York

April 10: I’ll be talking about Bill Morrison’s “Dawson City: Frozen Time” and my own work on geological archives as part of the “Substrates of the Present: Film, Infrastructure, Logistics” seminar at Michigan State University

April 19: I’ll be talking about logistics with Matt Hockenberry, Nicole Starosielski, and Susan Zieger at the “Supply & Command” conference at NYU

April 27-8: I’ll be presenting “Chirps of Completion: A Brief History of Product Sound Design” at the “Productive Sounds in Everyday Spaces: Sounds at Work in Science, Art and Industry, 1920 to Present” symposium @ Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin

May 4: re:publica Keynote (I think?)

Late-May: Something(s) in Helsinki?

June 2: I’ll be contributing something on sound + archaeology to the Tuned City conference in Messene, Greece

June 4-8: I’ll be talking at the Eyeo Festival at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis

July: Keynote TBD at Oxford University