CIRCA:Media Commons - a project of the Institute for the Future of the Book


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The website is a project of the Institute for the Future of the Book, a network of scholarly partners with a mandate for "investigating the evolution of intellectual discourse as it shifts from printed pages to networked screens" (from the Institute's main page). More than just a collection of publications, Media Commons is an open platform supporting scholarly blog-like activities, discussion of new media texts, and an open press and peer review process for full length publications.

The aim of the site is to get users and network technology involved in helping "transform what it means to 'publish,' allowing the author, the publisher, and the reader all to make the process of such discourse just as visible as its product" (from the media commons about page).The site currently consists of the following sections:

  • In Media Res, a section where users 'curate' brief media clips for media studies discussions. One such discussion feminist sexual politics using video clips from HBO television series and user-created youtube videos as. Many others

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