Roundtables

Mediatization and Urban Struggle

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In the second essay, André Jansson connects the ambiguity of “the urban” with that of “mediatization,” considering their relationships through the example of urban exploration.

Back to the City

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In the first essay, Zlatan Krajina suggests media studies returns to its roots in the city, to rekindle its early, less disciplinary, instincts.

Small-Gauge Cities

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In this contribution to our small-gauge roundtable, Carla Nappi turns her attention to the city itself: what does it mean to practice small-gauge scholarship when "thinking of and thinking with" cities?

Small-Gauge as Remediating and Metamedial

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With this entry in our ongoing small-gauge roundtable, Scott Rodgers examines how the divide between digital and analog media can help us think in a critical and self-reflective way about the form and the practice of small-gauge scholarship.

Threading the Labyrinth: Small-Gauge Approaches to the Urban

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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.

Small-gauge as Environmental and Ordinary

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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.

Small-Gauge Storytelling

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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.