Matt Bernico

Matt Bernico

Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies

Year Started at GC: 2013
Phone: 618.664.7074
Email: matt.bernico@greenville.edu
Areas of Responsibility:

Communication and Media Studies

Education:
Europäische Universität für Interdisziplinäre Studien | European Graduate School, Valais, CH — 2013 - 2016
Ph. D. in Media and Communication
Dissertation Title: Anthro-Aesthetics: The Subtraction of Human Judgment (Defended April 2016)

University of Illinois in Springfield, Springfield, Il — 2010 - 2013
M.A. in Political Philosophy and Cultural Theory
Thesis: Capitalism as a Body without Organs: An Autonomist Account of Capital

Greenville College, Greenville, Il — 2007 - 2010
B.A. in Philosophy

Matt Bernico is the Assistant Professor of Communication and Media Studies. He recently published a collection of essays on the digital Humanities called Ontic Flows: From Digital Humanities to Posthumanities. His primary interests are Media Studies, the philosophy of design and Media Archeology.

Courses

Media Communication
Literary, Visual and Media Theory
Public Relations
Gender Studies in Media Communication
Advanced Topics in Media Communication
Persuasion/Argumentation

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Books
Introduction to Enclosures: Adventures In Acquiescence, Nick Houde, Atropos Press, 2015. 

Edited Volumes
Ontic Flows: From Digital to Post Humanities.  Co-editor w/ Manuela Kölke, Atropos Press. 2016.

Peer Reviewed Articles
Anthropodicy: An Anarchism of Things, Anarchist Developments in Cultural Theory, Editors: Nathan Jun & Jesse Cohn, Punctum Books, 2015. 

Paranoid Perfection: The Body without Organs of the Christian in This Is My Body: Philosophical Reflections on the Body in a Wesleyan Spirit. Editors: Christina Smerick & John Brittingham, Pickwick Publications. 2016.

The Posthumanities, Theorizing the Digital Humanities, Editors: Matt Bernico & Manuela Kölke, Atropos Press, 2016. 

Atmoterrorism and Atmodesign in the 21st Century: Mediating Flint's Water Crisis, Cosmos and History, by Matt Bernico & Dean Dettloff, Editors: Arran Gare Paul Ashton. Vol 13, No 1 (2017). Pg. 156-189
http://www.cosmosandhistory.org/index.php/journal/article/viewFile/577/972


Journals


Apocryphal Technology, Continent, Editors: Matt Bernico Co-Editor w/ Paul Boshears, Jamie Allen, Issue 5.3 / 2016. (Forthcoming)

Intangible Architecture, Continent, Editors: Matt Bernico Co-Editor w/ Lital Khaikin, Paul Boshears, Jamie Allen, Issue 4.3 / 2015 1-2.
http://continentcontinent.cc/index.php/continent/issue/view/19


Book Reviews


Review: Precarious Communism: Manifest Mutations, Manifesto Detourned – Richard Gilman-Opalsky, Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge, Issue 27. 2014, 
http://rhizomes.net/issue27/bernico.html

Review: After the Future – Franco “Bifo” Berardi, Cognitariat: Journal of Contingent Labor, Vol 1. 2013,
http://oaworld.org/index.php/cognitariat/article/view/2/2


Presentations


The Peaceable Kingdom of Things, Wesleyan Philosophical Society,
San Diego, CA, March 9, 2016.

The Liturgy of Capitalism, Wesleyan Philosophical Society,
Mount Vernon, Ohio, March 5, 2015.

Wild Aesthetics, MPCA/ACA 2014, 
Indianapolis, Indiana, October 3, 2014.

Digital Specter, Plastic Corpse: Art in the Age of Digital Reproduction, Interdisciplinary Research Symposium 2014, 
European Graduate School, June 3, 2014.

Co-Conference Organizer with Spencer Compton: Interdisciplinary Research Symposium 2014, 
European Graduate School, June 3, 2014.

Digital Solidarity: Creating Autonomy in Cognitive Labor, Rethinking Marxism 2013,
University of Massachusetts in Amherst, September 19, 2013.

Baudrillard: Man of Ressentiment at Student Arts and Research Symposium,
University of Illinois in Springfield, April 12, 2013.

Multiculturalism and Feminism at Student Arts and Research Symposium, University of Illinois in Springfield, April 13, 2012.A More than Structural Racism, Wesleyan Philosophical Society, Asbury Seminary, Kentucky, March 2, 2017.

Professional Affiliations

Midwest Pop Culture Association
Wesleyan Philosophical Society

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