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Ethnographic Vignettes From ICA 2016


Large 21st century conferences, such as ICA 2016 in Fukuoka, evoke the impressive growth and diversification of academia within, between, and across disciplines. Yet their “poison”, if you will, is that they are so very large and up-scaled: potentially alienating; and clearly struggling with logistical complexity.

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Global Cinematic Cities

Mediapolis Live: Dora Apel on “Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline” (Part 2)


Our Mediapolis Live series continues with part two of an interview with Dora Apel, author of “Beautiful Terrible Ruins: Detroit and the Anxiety of Decline.” Here, she and Mediapolis co-editor Brendan Kredell discuss the legacies of Henry Ford and Coleman Young in contemporary Detroit, and the critique of “creative class” urban planning.

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