Apps and Affect

There has been a palpable shift in the digital world, primarily motivated by the growing popularity of the iPhone model of mobile computing and the raise of an app as a new signifier, media object, and technique of ubiquitous computing. Although the term has been in use colloquially since 2009 (following Apple’s iPhone ad campaign built upon the slogan “There’s an app for that”), the rapid adoption of the term and the tool was unforeseen by media theorists ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
University of Western Ontario (FIMS and CSTC)
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Friday, October 18, 2013 to Sunday, October 20, 2013
Event Location: 
London, Ontario, Canada (Museum London)
Abstract due date: 
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Categories: 
Digital Humanities
Interdisciplinary
Popular Culture
Gender & Sexuality
Literary Theory
Aesthetics
Cultural Studies
Environmental Studies
Film
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