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[ecrea] Los Angeles – Part 2 – The Mediated City - Call for Papers

Wed Nov 13 04:53:40 GMT 2013

Los Angeles – Part 2 – The Mediated City - Call for Papers

THE MEDIATED CITY – Part Two – Los Angeles

…50 years in the global village – an examination of the modern city in the technological age.

Taking as its starting point is the 50 year anniversary of Marshall McLuhan’s Understanding Media and the idea of “the global village”, the conference aims to bring people from diverse backgrounds together around the issue of the modern city.

Place: Los Angeles

Dates: October 01-03, 2014

Host: Woodbury University

Keynote Presentation: Kenneth Frampton


2014 marks the fifty-year anniversary of one of the 20th century’s most influential texts - Understanding Media by Marshall McLuhan not only introduced the media-as-the-message, it presented the world with the metaphor of the global village. Half a century after the publication of this revolutionary text, The Mediated City – Los Angeles – Conference seeks to explore the multiple ways in which the city of today is experienced, perceived, represented and constructed as a ‘mediated’ phenomenon.

Key dates:

15 Feb  2014           Deadline for abstracts

15 June 2014           Deadline for full papers / detailed proposals

01 Oct  2014           Conference – Los Angeles (Woodbury University)


Dr. Graham Cairns
Editor. Architecture_MPS

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