7.45 – 8.15: Arrival, Registration and Breakfast (coffee, tea and pastries)

8.15 – 8.30: Welcome and Introduction (Room B01)
Led by Scott Rodgers

8.30 – 10.10: Keynote Symposium 1 (Room B01) [See abstracts]
Chair: Scott Rodgers

To the things themselves: thoughts on the phenomenology of media
Paddy Scannell, University of Michigan

McLuhan and phenomenology
Graham Harman, American University of Cairo

Signal territories: broadcast infrastructure, Google Earth, and phenomenology
Lisa Parks, University of California Santa Barbara

10.10 – 10.30: Morning Tea Break (Room B01 reception)

10.30 – 12.10: Keynote Symposium 2 (Room B01) [See abstracts]
Chair: Tim Markham

Digital orientations: reconceptualising everyday media use, beginning with movements of the hands and fingers?
Shaun Moores, University of Sunderland

Phenomenological approaches to the computal: some reflections on computation
David Berry, Swansea University

Phenomenology and critique: why we need a phenomenology of the digital world
Nick Couldry, Goldsmiths, University of London

12.10 – 12.50: Lunch (Room B01 reception)

12.50 – 14.30 (Parallel Paper Sessions)

Paper Session 1: foundations, embodiment, exteriority (Room B01) [See abstracts]
Chair: Eleanor Sandry

Through a Prism darkly. What does software see?
Paul Caplan, Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton

Stiegler’s post-phenomenological account of mediated experience
Patrick Crogan, University of the West of England

It’s alive: experiencing social media as vivified
Tim Markham, Birkbeck, University of London

The Internet and the Habitus of the new in the culture of Internet policymaking
Thomas Streeter, University of Vermont

Corporeal mediations: towards a phenomenology of the corpse, and beyond
Margaret Schwartz, Fordham University

Paper Session 2: sound, music, method (Room 102) [See abstracts]
Chair: Peter J. Roccia

Chickens that like Pink Floyd: media physicalism in early 20th and 21st Century America
Brenton J. Malin, University of Pittsburgh

Discourse as phenomenological event: theorising the intersubjective creativity of everyday conversation
Sun-ha Hong, University of Pennsylvania

Music, morality and phenomenology
Vernita Pearl Fort, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Becoming quiet: on mediation and noise cancellation
Matt Jordan, Penn State University

Participant observation as a phenomenological conundrum
Mark Pedelty, University of Minnesota

Paper Session 3: technics, interface, infrastructure (Room G01) [See abstracts]
Chair: Scott Rodgers

Techno-phenomenology, medium as interface, and the metaphysics of change
Shane Denson, Leibniz Universität Hannover

Resolutions of sense: interfaces, mediation and phenomenology
James Ash, Northumbria University

Interface and intervention: The limits of agency in algorithmic infrastructure
Daniel Knapp and Sebastian Kubitschko, Goldsmiths, University of London

Piracy, medial wills to power, and intellectual property’s (im)possibilities
Daniel Sutko, North Carolina State University

Memory programmes: the retention of mediated life
Sam Kinsley, University of Exeter

14.30 – 14.50: Afternoon Tea Break (Room B01 reception)

14.50 – 16.30 (Parallel Paper Sessions)

Paper Session 4: intermediaries, intentionality, address (Room 102) [See abstracts]
Chair: Tim Markham

The panels of perception: A phenomenological archaeology of the comic book medium
Peter J. Roccia, MacEwan University

Enunciation vs. destination: how a phenomenological point of view on media audiences is a political one
Christine Servais, University of Liège

(Re)imagining the author’s role in interpretation: A perspective from philosophical hermeneutics
Tereza Pavlíčková, Charles University in Prague

In the mood for Oscar: the first televised broadcast of the Academy Awards and the management of liveness
Dimitrios Pavlounis, University of Michigan

Digital technologies as conditions of mediation: the everyday making of individuals’ ‘digital habitus’ in the context of Santiago’s indie music scene
Arturo Arriagada, London School of Economics and Political Science

Paper Session 5: space, city, architecture (Room G01) [See abstracts]
Chair: James Ash

Surplus experience: phenomenologies of architecture and media
Joel McKim, Birkbeck, University of London

On the phenomenology of mediated stranger (sex and) sociality: materiality and the varying pathways of GPS-based dating/sex apps
Bryce J. Renninger, Rutgers University

From digital mapping to tracking with others. “Internet of Things” as a practice of ecological thought
Mirko Nikolić, University of Westminster

Cosmopolitanism, embodied expressivity and morality of proximity
Miyase Christensen, Stockholm University

The lived spaces of journalism and the city
Scott Rodgers, Birkbeck, University of London

Paper Session 6: mood, orientation, experience (Room B01) [See abstracts]
Chair: Brenton J. Malin

Internet as an extension of the lifeworld? Phenomenology as a tool for describing Internet-mediated experience
Maren Wehrle, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Mediated orientation: a phenomenology of everyday diasporic space
Eyal Lavi, Goldsmiths, University of London

Mediation and the revelation of a ‘face’ in encounters between selves and others online
Eleanor Sandry, Curtin University

Buffering . . . . . . Subjectivities of temporal control on the Internet
Fenwick McKelvey, University of Washington

The importance of being-towards social: mood and orientation to things and applications in social media
Leighton Evans, Swansea University

16.30 – 17.00: Closing discussion (Room B01)
Led by Tim Markham