[imi] is a research project that examines the role creative innovation plays in the context of interactive media entertainment and to explore how successful companies in this space derive and exploit creative inspiration.
This workshop will examine various notions of property, in particular cultural property and intellectual property, and how they are employed in rights discourses in the Asia-Pacific region. Case studies will focus on Asia, Australia and North America.
Deakin University, Melbourne City Centre, Level 3, 550 Bourke Street
This thirtieth anniversary edition – coinciding with Ong’s centenary year – reproduces his best-known and most influential book in full and brings it up to date with two new exploratory essays by cultural writer and critic John Hartley.
The CCI's 13th Symposium, 12-13 November, is rapidly approaching. Our first Perth-based Symposium, hosted by our partners ECU and Curtin, promises to be an exciting one, showcasing the diverse range of CCI's research capabilities and interests. We are delighted to welcome Edith Cowan University VC, Kerry Cox, and Curtin DVC (Academic), Colin Stirling, who will give opening/welcoming addresses, as well as colleagues and collaborators from many of our (now nine!) partner institutions.
As the only survey of its type conducted in Australia, the World Internet Project generates a large amount of new knowledge. The third and latest survey of Australian internet use is now available to download.
Five out of every six Australians are now online and regard the internet as a central part of their lives – but people who don’t have access are at a deepening disadvantage as the digital gap widens, CCI researchers have warned.
We have relationships with technology – we always have had. And these relationships have regularly strayed beyond the merely functional, or rational. Whether anthropomorphising all manner of objects from steamships to guitars, or systematically attacking and breaking machines out of fear and loathing, we have had