A conversation with Melody Jue: Theory underwater

Monday, October 4, 2021

12 p.m. 1 p.m. PT


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Melody Jue
How well do concepts in media studies hold up in the ocean? In her book Wild blue media: Thinking through seawater, Melody Jue destabilizes terrestrial-based ways of knowing and reorients our perception of the world by considering the ocean itself as a media environment. Melody Jue is an associate professor of English at the University of California, Santa Barbara.