Just completed my comprehensive examination

Below is my list of readings for my Comprehensive Examination in Communication Studies. The list was designed as an exemplary study of some of the key themes in the field.


Arkette, S. (2004). Sounds Like City. Theory, Culture & Society, 21(1), 159–168. http://doi.org/10.1177/0263276404040486

Beer, D. (2010). Mobile Music, Coded Objects and Everyday Spaces. Mobilities, 5(4), 469–484. http://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2010.510331

Benjamin, W. (2002). The Arcades Project. (R. Tiedemann, Ed., H. Eiland & K. McLaughlin, Trans.) (1 edition). Cambridge, Mass.: Belknap Press.

Crampton, J. W., & Krygier, J. (2005). An Introduction to Critical Cartography. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies, 4(1), 11–33.

Daryl Slack, J. (Ed.). (1996). The Theory and Method of Articulation in Cultural Studies. In Stuart Hall: Critical Dialogues in Cultural Studies (1 edition, pp. 113–129). London ; New York: Routledge.

De Certeau, M. (2002). The Practice of Everyday Life. (S. F. Randall, Trans.) (2nd ed.). Berkeley, CA, USA; Los Angeles, CA, USA; London, UK: University of California Press.

Deleuze, G., & Guattari, F. (1987). Of the Refrain. In B. Massumi (Trans.), A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (pp. 310–350). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press.

Dyer-Witheford, N. (1999). Cyber-Marx: Cycles and Circuits of Struggle in High-Technology Capitalism. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.

Foucault, M. (1980). Two Lectures. In Power/Knowledge: Selected Interviews and Other Writings, 1972-1977 (pp. 78–108). New York: Vintage.

Foucault, M. (1995). Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison (REP edition). New York: Vintage.

Franklin, U. (1999). The real world of technology (1 edition). Toronto, Ont. : Berkeley, CA: House of Anansi Press.

Galloway, A. R. (2004). Protocol: How Control Exists after Decentralization. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Galloway, A., & Ward, M. (2006). Locative Media as Socialising and Spatialising Practices: Learning from Archaeology (DRAFT). Leonardo Electronic Almanac, 14(3/4).

Greenfield, A. (2013). Against the smart city (1.3 edition). Do projects.

Haraway, D. J. (1996). A Cyborg Manifesto: Science, Technology, and Socialist-Feminism in the Late Twentieth Century. In Simians, Cyborgs and Women: The Reinvention of Nature (2nd edition, pp. 127–148). London: Free Assn Books.

Harvey, D. (2012). Rebel Cities. London: Verso Books.

Iveson, K. (2011). Mobile Media and Strategies of Urban Citizenship: Control, Responsibilization, Politicization. In From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen: Urban Informatics, Social Media, Ubiquitous Computing, and Mobile Technology to Support Citizen Engagement (pp. 55–70). Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

Kember, S., & Zylinska, J. (2014). Life after New Media: Mediation as a Vital Process (Reprint edition). Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT Press.

Kittler, F. A., & Griffin, M. (1996). The City Is a Medium. New Literary History, 27(4), 717–729.

Krueger, M. W. (2003). Responsive Environments. In N. Wardrip-Fruin & N. Montfort (Eds.), The New Media Reader (1st ed., pp. 379–389). Cambridge, Mass.; London: The MIT Press.

Lange, M. de, & Waal, M. de. (2013). Owning the city: New media and citizen engagement in urban design. First Monday, 18(11). http://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v18i11.4954

Latour, B. (1993). We Have Never Been Modern. (C. Porter, Trans.). Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press.

Lefebvre, H. (1992). The Production of Space (1 edition). Oxford, OX, UK; Cambridge, Mass., USA: Wiley-Blackwell.

Lemos, A. (2009). Locative media in Brazil. Wi. Journal of Mobile Media, (3). Retrieved from http://wi.hexagram.ca/?p=60

Sheller, M., & Urry, J. (2006). The New Mobilities Paradigm. Environment and Planning A, 38(2), 207–226. http://doi.org/10.1068/a37268

Shepard, M. (Ed.). (2011). Sentient City: Ubiquitous Computing, Architecture, and the Future of Urban Space. New York City : Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Silva, A. de S. e, & Frith, J. (2010). Locative Mobile Social Networks: Mapping Communication and Location in Urban Spaces. Mobilities, 5(4), 485–505. http://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2010.510332

Sterling, B. (2014). The Epic Struggle of the Internet of Things. Strelka Press.

Terranova, T. (2004). Network Culture: Politics for the Information Age. Ann Arbor: Pluto Press.

Thibaud, J.-P. (2013). Commented City Walks. Wi: Journal of Mobile Culture, 7(1), 1–32.