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Meeting Call for Papers Announcement
Incitements of Infrastructure
Sponsor: AAA Annual Meeting, Chicago 2013
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Elizabeth Lewis
This panel uses ethnography to map emergent publics as generated and ordered by what geographer Nigel Thrift calls “expressive infrastructures”. These infrastructures inhere in the modulation, concentration and pre-emption of affective potentials inherent in a host of sites—bodies, events, material objects or landscapes—and create ecologies that foster particular publics across and between people and things. Sometimes these ecologies bleed out of the designs of contempor