Darin Barney

Grierson Chair in Communication Studies
Dept. of Art History & Communication Studies

McGill University

A book-length project investigating the relationship between technology and  depoliticization. The project attempts to establish what politics means under technological circumstances,  and how technology bears upon the possibility of political judgment and action.

The second of a series of projects on “unconventional media,” this project investigates the politics of petrochemical pipelines in Canada. Funded by the Fonds Quebecois de la recherche sur la societé et la culture.

The first of a series of projects on “unconventional media,” this project investigates the politics of recent changes in grain-handling technology on the Canadian prairies. Funded by the Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada .

Technology and the possibility of politics

 Politics on (the pipe) line

Grain elevators and the politics of technology in rural Canada

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