Starts:
May
30
2008
Lecture:

Internet, Globalization and the Politics of Language

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POSTED BY: francesco colella | Thu May 29th, 2008 6:57 a.m.

Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”

Internet, Globalization and the Politics of Language


Friday, May the 30th 2008 :: h 16.00 - 18.30
Palazzo Corigliano :: Aula Mura Greche
Piazza S. Domenico Maggiore - Napoli

GEERT LOVINK
Director of the "Institute of Network Cultures" (Amsterdam)

"Once the Internet changed the world, now the world is changing the Internet"

Lovink, former MAO guest during October 2006, is one of the most important Net theorist, absolute sui generis thinker he is very popular in important universities and, in parallel, a very welcomed theorist of European and international counterculture.
Lovink's talk will point out the phenomena of the rise on the Internet of local and regional languages that are bringing up for discussion the egemony of English as official language of a globalizated world.

Final discussion with conclusions:
Prof. Jocelyne Vincent - “L’Orientale “ (Napoli)
Prof. Tiziana Terranova - “L’Orientale “ (Napoli)

Organization by:
Department of American, Cultural and Linguistic Studies
of the Università degli Studi di Napoli “L’Orientale”

Media Partner:

MAO - Media & Arts Office ONLUS

Link:
http://www.mediartsoffice.eu/eng_index.htm