This blog is a resource for an exciting and ever-expanding project - a Haptic Media Studies. Resources of use to researchers such as current publications and historical sources will be added over time.
Excellent call for papers from HMS coeditor Mark Paterson: Please consider submitting an abstract for my accepted Panel for XIX ISA (International Sociological Association) World Congress of Sociology in Toronto, July 15-21, described below. The panel is part of Thematic Group TG07 The Senses and Society. The deadline for submission is soon: September 27, 2017. … Continue reading CFP: The Politics of Sensation: Technology, Measurement, Sensation
For our Haptic Media Studies workshop at the 2017 Society for Cinema and Media Studies conference, we asked the foundational media archaeologist Erkki Huhtamo to provide some thoughts on tactile media. Huhtamo's "Twin-Touch-Test-Redux: Media Archaeological Approach to Art, Interactivity and Tactility," originally published in Media/Art/Histories (MIT, 2007). Here's what he shared with us:
Another round of pieces will be going live this week. First up, and we're happy to report that this piece is unlocked at Sage's portal: the Editors' Introduction to the special issue, elegantly titled "Haptic Media Studies." Next, the manifesto that Jason Archer and I wrote, "Making touch analog: The prospects and perils of a … Continue reading More HMS articles posted…
Very excited to announce that the articles in our Haptic Media Studies issue of New Media & Society are now available from Sage's Online First portal. Short descriptions and links to articles appear below. Abstracts at the bottom of this page. We're happy to report that the Editors' Introduction to the special issue, elegantly titled, Haptic … Continue reading HMS articles now live…
Haptic Media Studies-ToC
David Parisi, Mark Paterson, and Jason Archer, editors Table of Contents Editors’ Introduction: Haptic Media Studies David Parisi, Mark Paterson & Jason Archer Manifestos Making Analog: The Prospects and Perils of a Touch-Oriented Media Studies David Parisi & Jason Archer On haptic media and the possibilities of a more inclusive interactivity Mark Paterson Articles Disability … Continue reading Haptic Media Studies: a special issue of New Media & Society