All our contributors have conceptualized small-gauge scholarship and practice as a challenge to the contemporary scholarly apparatus and as an extension of the self. Or, more accurately, as a challenge to the norms of the academy because it is an extension of the self.
With this contribution to this issue's roundtable discussion, Scott Rodgers prompts us to think about how small-gauge modes of communication and scholarship are reconstituting the "environment" of the academic world.
In this entry to our small-gauge roundtable, Carla Nappi ponders the role of the scholar as an "explorer-stumbler," and the importance of storytelling as an act of worldmaking.
Jennifer Heuson identifies a "small-gauge ethos" in her research and her artwork in this entry to our ongoing roundtable discussion on small-gauge scholarship.
In this entry to the small-gauge roundtable, Kevin T. Allen explores the genealogy of the term "small-gauge" inside and outside of its media contexts, and discusses its applicability to his own work.
Mediapolis co-editor Brendan Kredell introduces this month's roundtable discussion, on the concept of "small-gauge" scholarship. How do changes to the way we’re talking to one another affect the things we are saying to each other?
In this entry in our Policing & the Media roundtable, Steve Macek reflects on the long history of police violence in Chicago and the media's complicity with that history.
Beginning with a series of personal recollections, the author reflects upon the politics of racial identity and the militarization of urban space.
Beginning the second round of our Policing and the Media roundtable, Brendan Kredell considers how the McDonald killing fits into a history of police violence in Chicago and across the nation.
In this Policing and the Media entry, Joy Bivins explores the vulnerability of young black bodies and contrasts the legacies of Emmett Till and Laquan McDonald.
In this post in our Policing and the Media roundtable, Margaret Schwartz considers how spectacular police violence imperils the right to grieve in private.
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