[Air-L] New media and public vs. private space

Holly Kruse holly-kruse at utulsa.edu
Mon Jun 22 15:54:07 PDT 2009

Thanks so far for all the responses.  I'm compiling a list of
recommendations and will post it once the recommendations stop rolling in.

I should probably add that I'm not so interested in the concept of the
"public sphere" as I am with ideological constructions public space and
private space; so, mostly the physical spaces and their meanings.  I've
written a bit on communication technologies and private/public space, first
on the phonograph in the Victorian home, and now on new media.  The material
I've turned into this chapter was presented in part at the ICA communication
history pre-conference.  If anyone wants to look at that rough, rough, rough
draft, it's available (for better or for worse!), it's here:


Many improvements have been made, but this draft has the general ideas in

Thanks again,

On 6/22/09 4:21 PM, "Holly Kruse" <holly-kruse at utulsa.edu> wrote:

> A query on my own behalf...
> The last chapter of the book that I'm writing (I'm currently revising this
> chapter of the manuscript) deals with issues of private vs. public space and
> new media technologies.  I want to make sure that I'm not missing any key
> texts or insights.  Is there anything that I really must read?  I am
> focusing on fairly particularly on the notion of space.  TIA ­
> Holly
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