[-empyre-] Please Send a Post: June on -empyre- An Archival Event: Who is -empyre-?
dale.hudson at nyu.edu
Thu Jun 20 18:22:50 EST 2013
Dale Hudson (UAE/USA) is a media theorist, critic, and curator. He teaches film and new media studies at New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), curates online exhibitions for the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF), and serves on the preselection committee for the Abu Dhabi Film Festival (ADFF). His work appears in journals including Afterimage, American Quarterly, Cinema Journal, French Cultural Studies, Journal of Film and Video, Screen, and Studies in Documentary Film, as well as in anthologies. His book-in-progress, "Blood, Bodies, and Borders," analyzes transnational and postcolonial vectors of U.S. history through the political economies of film. He has also reviewed films, exhibitions, and books for journals including Afterimage, African Studies Review, Jadaliyya, and Scope.
On Jun 8, 2013, at 12:28 AM, Timothy Conway Murray wrote:
> Hi, Dale,
> Hope all's well with you.
> Renate, Patrick, Simon, and I hope that you will take a second a post a little bit about yourself as part of our -empyre- project on "Who Is -empyre-"
> Since our hope is to launch -empyre- into the near future with a lively collage of our members' profiles, I'm reaching out to many of you individually who have played a prominent role on -empyre- in the past. Looking forward to seeing your post appear on the screen.
> You can e-mail your post to: soft_skinned_space [empyre at lists.cofa.unsw.edu.au]
> Best wishes for the summer,
> PS. I noticed that you're still subscribed to -empyre- via your Amherst address. Wnat me to change that?
> June on -empyre- An Archival Event: Who is -empyre-?
> Noting -empyre- soft-skinned space’s passage through its tenth-year
> anniversary, (January 2012) we have been spending time cruising
> through the layered archive of posts during that time.
> -empyre- has grown from a small organic collective begun by Melinda
> Rackam to a large international listserv, now with over 1600 members.
> One of Melinda's brilliant moves was to link the list serve to
> software that automatically archives each post for future access --
> this was quite a prescient feat a decade ago.
> As we have been thinking of interesting ways to mark the passage into
> the next decade, as -empyre- continues to morph and grow in the
> environment of Web 2.0 (now clearly with many, many more lurkers and
> passive participants than active interlocutors), we thought it might
> be nice to take a moment to archive the projects of our members.
> This is an open invitation to all of our subscribers. We invite you
> to submit a post with:
> 1) a brief bio, with contact information
> 2) a two-paragraph description of your practice, current/recent
> projects, or writing or curatorial activities
> Director, Society for the Humanities
> Curator, Rose Goldsen Archive of New Media Art
> Professor of Comparative Literature and English
> A. D. White House
> Cornell University
> Ithaca, New York. 14853
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