Category: 2014: Vol. 8 No. 1 What is Mobilities?

What is Mobilities (WIM)?

In May 2013, scholars from around the world gathered in Montreal for Differential Mobilities: Movement and Mediation in Networked Society. The international conference, hosted by the Mobile Media Lab (MML) in the Communication Studies department at Concordia University, brought together…

Judith A. Nicholson: Race and the Mobilities Paradigm

Judith Nicholson

Judith A. Nicholson (PhD), an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University (Canada), has published on mobilities and race and on mediated mobilities in The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media (2014), Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication (2013;…

Mimi Sheller: Mobility Justice

Mimi Sheller is Professor of Sociology and founding Director of the Center for Mobilities Research and Policy at Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is founding co-editor of the journal Mobilities; Associate Editor of Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, and…

Esteban Acuna Cabanzo: Transatlantic Romani Mobilities

Since March 2012, Esteban Acuna Cabanzo has been a Doctoral Candidate at the Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg and member of the Junior Research Group, COME. In 2011 he earned his Master of Arts (M.A.) in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden…

Andra McCartney: Soundwalking

Andra McCartney is Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Concordia University, where she teaches Sound in Media. She is a sound artist whose most recent research project, Soundwalking Interactions (funded by FQRSC), investigates the listening experiences of people on soundwalks…