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Publications

Journal articles

  • “Spectacular Infrastructure: The Mediatic Space of Montreal’s ‘Quartier des spectacles.’” Special issue “Art and Civic Spectacle PUBLIC 45 (2012) 128-138.
  • “Introduction: Spaces of Terror and Risk.” Special issue co-edited with Cerwyn Moore and David Wills Space & Culture 15:2 (2012) 92-97.
  • "The Ground Zero Mosque that Wasn’t One: Media and Architecture in America." in SITE Journal 31-32 (2012). 57-63.
  • “New York’s Spontaneous Memorials and the Politics of Ambivalence.” in special issue of Borderlands 9:2 (2010) – “Ambivalent Architecture: Violence, Visualization and Memorialization”
  • “Of Microperceptions and Micropolitics.” Interview with Brian Massumi Inflexions 3 (2009).
  • “Agamben at Ground Zero: A Memorial Without Content.” Theory, Culture & Society 25:5 (2008). 83-103.
  • “Women Artists on the Web: The Shaping of Cyberfeminism.” antiTHESIS, 10 Fall (2001). 157-159.

Book chapters

  • “Distributed Design: Media Technologies and the Architecture of Participation.” DIY Citizenship. Eds. Megan Boler and Matt Ratto. MIT Press (2013).
  • “Of Microperceptions and Micropolitics.” Interview with Brian Masumi, published in Spanish in the collection Disturbios Culturales: Conversaciones acerca de Cultural y Movilizacion (Cultural Disturbances: Conversations about Cultural Mobilisation) Ediciones Diego Portales (2012).
  • “Creative Recall: Contemporary Memorial Practices and Deleuze’s Concept of Memory.” The Politics of Cultural Memory. Eds. Lucy Burke et al. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. 62-75.
  • “Landfills and Lifescapes: The Transformation of New York’s Fresh Kills.” Informal Architectures: Space and Contemporary Culture. Ed. Anthony Kiendl. Black Dog Publishing, 2008. 190-195.
  • “Berlin’s ‘Memorial for the Murdered Jews of Europe.’ and the Problem of a Postmodern Monumental Rhetoric.” The Rhetoric of Western Thought. Ed. James L. Golden.  8th ed. Kendall Hunt, 2003. 401-409.

Edited journal issues

  • “Spaces of Terror and Risk.” Special issue of the journal Space & Culture, co-edited with Cerwyn Moore and David 15:2 (2012).

Conference papers and invited lectures

  • “The Global Aesthetics of Ground Zero” Association of the Study of the Arts of the Present Conference, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 2011.
  • “Suspicious Politics: Cultural Studies and Conspiracy Theories Post-9/11” Cultural Studies Association Conference, Columbia College, Chicago, 2011.
  • “Creative Infrastructure: Media and Architecture at Montreal’s ‘Quartier des spectacles.’” Montréal Ville de Festivals/Montreal Festival City Symposium, UQAM, 2010.
  • “Distributed Design: Media Technologies and the Architecture of Participation.” DIY Citizenship Conference, University of Toronto, 2010.
  • “Landscapes of Immunity: The Transformation of New York’s Fresh Kills.” Part of special panel on “Mediated Environments.” Canadian Communication Association Conference, Concordia University. 2010.
  • “All That is Solid? Considering a Cultural Studies of Finance.” Canadian Association of Cultural Studies Conference, McGill University. 2009.
  • “Lifescapes and High-Lines: The Politics of Landscape Urbanism.” Logics of the Living. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. 2007.
  • “The Consensus of Memory: The Politics and Aesthetics of Contemporary Memorial Design” – invited lecture for Far Cry Productions, Dublin, Ireland. 2007.
  • “Containing Grief: Anticipating New York’s 9/11 Memorial,” – invited lecture for Informal Architectures symposium at the Tate Modern gallery, London. 2007.
  • “Uneasy Feelings: Questioning the Place of Affect in Media and Architectural Theory.” Spatial Dramaturgies. Johan Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt. 2007.
  • “A Memorial Without Content: Agamben at Ground Zero.” The Afterlife of Memory: Memoria/Historia/Amnesia, CongressCATH, University of Leeds. 2006.
  • “Unpredictable Events: Contemporary Art and the Philosophy of Gilles Deleuze” – invited lecture at the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology. 2005.
  • “Unpredictable Events: Contemporary Art and the Philosophy of Gilles Deleuze” – invited lecture at the Manchester Institute of Research & Innovation in Art and Design. 2005.
  • “Creative Recall: Contemporary Memorial Practices and Deleuze’s Concept of Memory.” Politics of Cultural Memory. Manchester Metropolitan University. 2004.

Book reviews

  • “Structural Failure: The Threat of Contemporary Architecture.” Book review of Miles Glendinning’s Architecture’s Evil Empire? and Blair Kamin’s Terror and Wonder: Architecture in a Tumultuous Age for Oxford Art Journal 35:2 (2012) 301-304.
  • “Photography as an Art of Memory.” Review of Martha Langford’s Scissors, Paper, Stone in Topia: The Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 20 Fall (2008). 231-234.
  • “Second Response: American Cultural Studies Answers the 9/11 Call.” Review essay of Susan Willis’s Portents of the Real, Nicholas Mirzoeff’s Watching Babylon and Retort’s Afflicted Powers in Topia: The Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies 15 Spring (2006). 123-128.
  • Book Review of Janet Abbate’s Inventing the Internet in Canadian Journal of Communication. 26:1 (2001). 157-159.