Computers and Cultural Studies

David Golumbia

in The Oxford Handbook of Film and Media Studies

Published in print September 2008 | ISBN: 9780195175967
Published online September 2012 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks of Literature

 Computers and Cultural Studies

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This article shows how cultural studies have been applied to the world of computers. It states that one of the roles of cultural studies is to locate the places in technology and media where it is possible to find forms of social resistance and personal empowerment. This article also discusses several concepts related to computers, such as computational politics, computational sovereignty, computationalism, and computation empires.

Keywords: cultural studies; computers; social resistance; personal empowerment; computational politics; computational sovereignty; computationalism; computation empires

Article.  8130 words. 

Subjects: Literature ; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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