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Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies

Alix Johnson (UCSC) and Mél Hogan (University of Calgary) have guest edited an issue of Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. 

INTRODUCING LOCATION AND DISLOCATION: GLOBAL GEOGRAPHIES OF DIGITAL DATA

The contributions to this issue of Imaginations address the relationship between digital data and physical place. How is the economy of data storage organized in and across communities, regions, nations, and states? How does the industry reprise old relationships and forge new ones? How are boundaries and borders inscribed and encountered by users and creators along the way? How is information technology (IT) infrastructure built into environments, shifting social and natural terrain? By foregrounding spatial relations and infrastructures, these essays draw connections between globalized geographies of media distribution and localized impacts of IT on the ground.

More: http://imaginations.csj.ualberta.ca/?p=9947