Authors | Lisa Gitelman

Lisa Gitelman teaches English and media studies at New York University. Her new book, Paper Knowledge: Toward a Media History of Documents will be published by Duke University Press in early 2014.

Articles on Amodern by Lisa Gitelman

HOLDING ELECTRONIC NETWORKS BY THE WRONG END

An archaeology of networks depends upon the painstaking recovery of fragments that have fortuitously survived, yet it equally profits from the staggering absences toward which those fragments direct the imagination. Hidden within today’s large technical systems for information flow are the traces of a different, more local order of communication.