Counterparts

Ethnographic Vignettes From ICA 2016

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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.

Urban Affairs Association conference review

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While media and urban studies have been increasingly entwined in recent years, their major disciplinary conferences, SCMS and UAA, have been less so. In this edition of Counterparts, Josh Gleich explores his experiences as a media scholar attending the Urban Affairs Association Conference.