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Reading this short book, I like this take on, essentially, capitalist realism and sf, from the first essay:

… today, Keynes’s distinction is entirely ignored.

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A Few Post-Cinematic Images #SCMS15

Standing room only in "Post-Cinema and/as Speculative Media Theory" #scms15 pic.twitter.com/UTNp85YnX4

— Matt Payne (@Ludology) March 27, 2015

Here are a few images, all taken from Twitter, from the “Post-Cinema and/as Speculative Media Theory” panel that I chaired this morning, bright and early at 9am.

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Twelve Days of Fast Fiction, Day 02: AN IMMENSE PECUNIARY MANGLE

Steven Shaviro is an academic who writes on culture and language, and does so in a way that prizes both but never uncritically. His works always teach me something; more importantly, they teach me things that I didn’t previously know I needed to learn. 436 more words


"Post-Cinema and/as Speculative Media Theory" -- Panel at #SCMS15 in Montreal

At the upcoming conference of the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (March 25-29, 2015 in Montréal), I will be chairing a panel on “Post-Cinema and/as Speculative Media Theory,” which brings together four of the most significant voices in the ongoing attempt to theorize our current media situation: Steven Shaviro, Patricia Pisters, Adrian Ivakhiv, and Mark B. 572 more words


Steven Shaviro, "Reversible Flesh" #SCMS15

Here is the abstract for Steven Shaviro’s paper on the panel “Post-Cinema and/as Speculative Media Theory” at the 2015 SCMS conference in Montréal:

Reversible Flesh…

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Steven Shaviro Quote.

Shaviro, S. (2003). Connected, or, What it means to live in the network society. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.