Chris Campanioni teaches at Pace University and Baruch College, and is a Provost Fellow at The Graduate Center/CUNY, where he intersects new media studies with studies of migration. He is the author of six books, including the Internet is for real (C&R Press, 2019), which re-enacts the language of the Internet as literary installations. Recent research appears in the Journal of Cinema and Media Studies, Life Writing, Revista Científica de Información y Comunicación, Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, Interações: Sociedade e as Novas Modernidades, and Im@go: A Journal of the Social Imaginary, and has been translated into Spanish and Portuguese. In 2019, he joined the Global Humanities Institute’s Transnational Joint Research Center for Migration, Logistics, and Cultural Intervention.
ArticlesAs the ball dropped on 1999, is it any wonder that No Doubt played, “It’s the End of the World as We Know It” by R.E.M. live on MTV? Any discussion of the Nineties—and its pinnacle moment, Y2K—requires a discussion of both the cover and the glitch, two performative and technological enactments that fomented the collapse between author-reader and user-machine that has, twenty years later,...Read more
EditorialAnomaly: something different, abnormal, peculiar, not easily classified or classifiable; a deviation; a detour. Something out of time and out of place. No longer can we read the anomaly without considering the larger global crisis of COVID-19. Where were we if not out of time during the temporal disjunction – time out of...Read more