James Steinhoff, Canada (2018)

Tales Tomas, Brazil (2018)

T. J. Thomson , Australia (2018)

Carlos Alberto Berriel, Mexico (201()

Bas de Boer, the Netherlands (2018)

Adriana Durán, Mexico (2018)

Luanne Frank, USA (2013)

Miguel A. García, Germany (2002)

Elvira Godek-Kiryluk, USA (2000)

Sophia Harvey, USA (2010)

Hye Young Kim, Korea (2015)

Olya Kudina, Ukraine (2018)

Sarah Lwahas, Nigeria (2015)

Lisa Neville, USA (2015)

Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay (2019)

Mariano Navarro (2019)

Obiageli Ohiagu Pauline, Nigeria (2010)

Marleni Reyes, (2018)

Dennis Skocz, USA (2002)

Advisors

Society for Phenomenology and Media

Carlos Alberto Berriel is a full-time research professor at the School of Plastic and Audiovisual Arts of the BUAP where he also serves as coordinator of the marketing and digital media program. His main interest lies in the theoretical approach to the social consequences of mediatic changes in the digital age.

Bas de Boer is a PhD candidate in philosophy of technology at the University of Twente in The Netherlands. He is currently writing a dissertation on how imaging technologies in the (cognitive) neurosciences mediate scientific knowledge of human behavior. 

Adriana Durán is Coordinator and full-time professor of Cinematography at the School of Plastic and Audiovisual Arts in the Autonomous University of Puebla. She teaches Cinematographic Language, nonfiction film and the theory of moving images. She specialized in nonfiction film research and practice, narrative discourses and the close relationship of the visual as a process in our way of seeing and explaining ourselves to the world.

Luanne Frank.,University of Michigan, is Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington. Her research and teaching foci: Theory of Literature, Theory of Art, Semiotics, Hermeneutics, eighteenth-twentieth-century German thought, History of Myth Theory, Psychoanalysis, Indian deity Lajja gauri, and Mexican painter Olga Dondé. 

Miguel A. García teaches digital media at Hochschule Furtwangen University and is actively involved in research on web aesthetics and practice, the philosophical foundations of Internet experience, and the interface of technology, art, and digital production.

 

Elvira Godek-Kiryluk is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research in American and Russian modernism focuses on the conditions of intelligibility for politics in an aesthetic project. 

Sophia Harvey holds a PhD from the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts. She teaches film history, contemporary Southeast Asian Cinemas, and seminars (such as, The Cinema of Satyajit Ray; and Cyborg Cinema). Ms. Harvey has published in the Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography, Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, and the Journal of Chinese Cinemas.

Hye Young Kim is a postdoctoral researcher at the Jean Nicod Institute (Ecole Normale Supérieure). She received her PhD in philosophy at Freie Universität Berlin. Her dissertation was published by Duncker und Humblot Berlin under the title of “Sorge und Geschichte: Phänomenologische Untersuchung im Anschluss an Heidegger,” in which she analyzes the concepts of Zeitlichkeit and Geschichtlichkeit based on Heidegger’s “Sein und Zeit” in relation to Geschichte and Erzählung.

Olya Kudina, Ukraine, is a PhD., Delft University of Technology, Delft , the Netherlands. Her dissertation explores the way technologies co-shape human values, highlighting the technologically mediated formation of meaning in this regard. Olya’s research interests include ethics of emerging technologies, (post)phenomenology, hermeneutics, and bioethics.

Sarah Lwahas is a Senior Lecturer and holds a doctorate degree in Media Arts from the University of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. She publishes in the areas of electronic broadcast as well as gender representation in the media. She teaches Electronic Broadcasting and her Research interests are Reality Television and New Media.

Mariano Navarro is Dean of the School of Communication at Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City. He holds degrees in Journalism, Philosophy, and Art History from the University of Navarra, Spain, and has been Visiting Scholar at the Universities of Iowa and Westminster. He teaches courses on the Social Effects of the Media and Ethics. His research focuses on the Philosophy of Media and the History of the study of Communication in Latin America. 

Lisa Neville is a Senior Lecturer in English at State University of New York, Cortland, where she teaches writing, literature, and film. She writes fiction and creative nonfiction as well as critical theory. Her work is informed by Buddhist philosophy and practice, particularly as they relate to Western epistemology and language practices. 

Oby Pauline Ohiagu is a Senior Lecturer in Communication at the University of Port Harcourt (Nigeria). Her research interests include digital and corporate communication. In both areas she has published a number of scholarly articles and books that make an intersection of how digital forms of communication impact on the society generally and corporate bodies in particular. 

Tirtha Prasad Mukhopadhyay served as Chair of the Literature and Language Department at the University of Calcutta, India and as a Teaching Assistant at the University of Texas at Dallas prior to his appointment as professor and research fellow at the Universidad de Guanajuato, Mexico. He is authored Affective States in Art. He is Chief Editor of Rupkatha . Recent articles include “Abdul R. JanMohamed” in Oxford Bibliographies and “The Tlaloc prototype: depictive practices in Aridoamerica” published in Expressions.

Marleni Reyes is Professor at the Universidad Autonoma de Puebla´s School of Plastics and Audiovisual Arts. She teaches aesthetics and digital images in the digital art area. Her field of research focuses on the relationship between art and technology in the digital media.

Dennis Skocz is an independent scholar living in the Washington, D. C. area, where he teaches and enjoys music. Retired from the US State Department, Skocz took his Ph.D. from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has published on Husserl and Heidegger, though his philosophical interests are wide. A past president of SPM, he continues his role as an early member.

James Steinhoff is a PhD Candidate at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. His dissertation is a critique of post-Marxist theories of labour in the context of the artificial intelligence industry. He is co-author, along with Nick Dyer-Witheford and Atle Mikkola Kjøsen, of the forthcoming Inhuman Power: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Capitalism from Pluto Press.

Dr. T.J. Thomson, FHEA, is an award-winning visual communication scholar and educator. His research focuses on visual media production, organization, representation, and meaning—in journalistic and digital media contexts—and has been published in top peer-reviewed journals including Journalism, Journalism Practice, and Journalism Studies. He is the author of To See and Be Seen: The Environments, Interactions and Identities Behind News Images (published November 2019 by Rowman & Littlefield International). The Australian and New Zealand Communication Association and the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia recognised him in 2019 with the Anne Dunn Scholar of the Year Award for critical research of high academic standard and excellence in research about the fields of communication and journalism.

Tales Tomaz is an assistant professor on Journalism and Social Communication at the São Paulo Adventist University. He holds a PhD in Media and Communication Studies from the University of São Paulo. Current research interests are the nature of mediation, the role of algorithms in mediation, and the influence of technology in the notion of anthropocene.