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

From the forthcoming 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.        

Sunil Manghani: Open Theory

From the forthcoming inaugural issue of Media Theory, Sunil Manghani draws inspiration from Roland Barthes, Walter Benjamin and Jodi Dean (as well as Bono, 1984 and the Communist Manifesto) to consider potential new openings for media theory.