John W. P. Phillips: The End of Ontology and the Future of Media Theory

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, John W.P. Phillips discusses ontology, critique and materiality to consider Kittler’s call for the dissolution of the form/matter dichotomy in media theory.        

Rob Shields: How can we live the Good Life in Strata?

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, Rob Shields considers the processes of stratification and mediation, and argues that we need media theory if we are to learn how to live the good life in such stratified times.            

Liam Cole Young: Imagination and Literary Media Theory

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, Liam Cole Young asks what happened to the literary stream of media theory, and argues for the importance of imagination, metaphors, concepts and modes to theorisations of media.          

Scott McQuire: Media Theory 2017

From the inaugural issue of Media Theory, Scott McQuire on  the significance of Jacques Derrida’s Of Grammatology for media theory.