My research interests include critical internet studies, network theory and science, philosophy and sociology of technology, and political economy of digital media.
- Humanities New York, an NEH partner, elected me to their Board of Directors.
- Fudan University in Shanghai, China, invited me to teach a class at their Sixth Academic Camp on “New Media and Justice Communication in the Global Information Society.”
- I taught a summer course on “Data, Capitalism and Reality” at the St. Petersburg Institute of Linguistics, Cognition and Culture (NYI) in Russia.
- A Spanish translation of the short version of Off the Network has been published by the Center for Digital Culture, in Mexico City. See link below in the publications section.
- I presented the paper “Building a Global Collaboratory for the Study of Digital Algorithms” at the 2017 International Conference on Education and Global Studies in Kyoto, Japan (April 4-6).
- My op-ed “Fake Becomes Legit: Disinformation, Social Media and Democracy” was published in The Disorder of Things and LSE’s Democratic Audit UK.
Work in Progress
|Mejias, U. and Vokuev, N. (2017). Disinformation and the Media: The case of Russia and Ukraine. Media, Culture and Society (SAGE Journals).||available online|
|Mejias, U. (2013). Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World. University of Minnesota Press.||available online|
|Translations of Off the Network:|
|Mejias, U. (2017). Desmantelando la Red. Revista 404. Ciudad de Mexico: Centro de Cultura Digital. [SPANISH - abridged version]||available online|
|Mejias, U. (2014). Odmapowując sieć. In P. Celiński (ed.) Nowe media = nowa partycypacja. Lublin, Poland: Instytut Kultury Cyfrowej. [POLISH - abridged version]||available online|
|Mejias, U. (2012). Liberation Technology and the Arab Spring: From Utopia to Atopia and Beyond. Fibreculture, Special Issue on Networked Utopias and Speculative Futures. http://twenty.fibreculturejournal.org/2012/06/20/fcj-147-liberation-technology-and-the-arab-spring-from-utopia-to-atopia-and-beyond/||available online|
|Clark, P., Mejias, U., Cavana, P., Herson, D., and Strong, S. M. (2011). Interactive Social Media and the Art of Telling Stories: Strategies for Social Justice Through Osw3go.net 2010: Racism on Campus. In B. Beyerbach and R. D. Davis (eds.) Activist Art in Social Justice Pedagogy. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.|
|Mejias, U. (2011). How I Used Wikis to Get My Students to Do Their Readings. In T. Scholz (ed.) Learning Through Digital Media: Essays on Technology and Pedagogy. Institute for Distributed Creativity. http://tinyurl.com/3mjfmwd||available online|
|Mejias, U. (2011). Towards a Critique of Digital Networks for Learning. Progressive Librarian, 34/35, 46-49.||available online|
|Mejias, U. (2011). The Twitter Revolution Must Die. International Journal of Learning and Media, (2) 4. http://www.mitpressjournals.org/doi/full/10.1162/ijlm_a_00060|
|Mejias, U. (2010). Peerless: The Ethics of P2P Network Disassembly. 4th Inclusiva.net Meeting: P2P Networks and Processes, Madrid, 6-10 July 2009, pp. 56-66, Madrid: Medialab Prado & Área de las Artes del Ayuntamiento de Madrid. (Spanish and English)||available online|
|Mejias, U. (2010). The Limits of Networks as Models for Organizing the Social. New Media & Society, (12) 4, 603-617.|
|Mejias, U. (2010). “Playbor” on the Internet. Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, (37) 4 (January/February 2010), p. 2.|
|Mejias, U. (2005). Re–approaching Nearness: Online Communication and its Place in Praxis. First Monday, (10) 3. http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/1213/1133||available online|
|Mejias, U. (2001). Sustainable Communicational Realities in the Age of Virtuality. Critical Studies in Media Communication, (18) 2, 211-228.|
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