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Open Education: A Study in Disruption (London: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2014) - book co-authored by Coventry’s Open Media Group and Mute Publishing, and designed as a critical experiment with collaborative, processual writing.

A performative project Janneke Adema has put together, based on our ‘The Political Nature of the Book: On Artists’ Books and Radical Open Access’ article for New Formations.

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'Towards a Post-Digital Humanities: Cultural Analytics and the Computational Turn to Data-Driven Scholarship', American Literature, Volume 85, Number 4, December, 2013.

Pirate Philosophy

'Pirate Radical Philosophy', Radical Philosophy: A Journal of Socialist and Feminist Philosophy, 173, May/June, 2012.

Piracy and the law

Lecture on pirate philosophy

Special issue of Culture Machine on pirate philosophy

Open Access

Most of Gary's work is freely available to read and download either here, in the OA archive CSeARCH or in Coventry University's online repository CURVE here

'The Political Nature of the Book: On Artists' Books and Radical Open Access' (co-authored with Janneke Adema), Materialities of the Text issue of New Formations, Number 78, Summer, 2013.

Forget the Book: Writing in the Age of Digital Publishing, with Doug Sery, Sean Cubitt and Sarah Kember, CREATe at Goldsmiths, University of London, 25 May, 2013.

Lecture on 'Radical open access in the humanities: or, will the future editors of Žižek have to publish his tweets?' at Columbia University

Biography

Gary as seen by Daniel Rozin's 'Mirror No.10'Gary Hall is a media theorist, writer, editor and independent publisher working on politics, philosophy and technology. He is Professor of Media in the School of Art and Design, and Director of the Centre for Disruptive Media, at Coventry University, UK, as well as visiting professor at the Hybrid Publishing Lab – Leuphana Inkubator, Leuphana University, Germany. He is author of Culture in Bits (Continuum, 2002) and Digitize This Book! (Minnesota UP, 2008), co-author of Open Education: A Study in Disruption (London: Rowman and Littlefield International, 2014), and co-editor of New Cultural Studies: Adventures in Theory (Edinburgh UP, 2006) and Experimenting  (Fordham UP, 2007). He has recently completed a new monograph, Pirate Philosophy: For A Digital Posthumanities (currently under review). In 1999 with Dave Boothroyd he co-founded the open access journal Culture Machine, a pioneer of OA in the humanities. In 2006 with Sigi Jottkandt and David Ottina he established Open Humanities Press, the first open access publisher dedicated to critical and cultural theory. With over thirty peer-reviewed publications in edited books and academic journals including American Literature, Angelaki, Cultural Studies, Journal of Visual Culture, New Formations, The Oxford Literary Review and Radical Philosophy, his work has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Russian and Slovenian. In 2010 he was visiting fellow in The Centre for Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CRASSH) at the University of Cambridge. Together with Clare Birchall and Joanna Zylinska he edits Living Books about Life, a Jisc-funded series of twenty-five open access books about life - with life understood both philosophically and biologically - that provides a bridge between the humanities and the sciences. He is currently developing a series of politico-institutional interventions - dubbed activist scholarship - which draw on digital media to actualise or creatively perform critical theory; and completing a monograph, Media Gifts