Signal Traffic: Critical Studies of Media Infrastructures, edited by Lisa Parks and Nicole Starosielski, has won the Best Edited Collection Award for 2015-2016, awarded by the Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS).
The award is given to honor an “outstanding example of newly edited work involving the insights of an editor or co-editor in bringing together the best work of multiple scholars in a single volume.
This award is also meant to encourage new scholarship that reflects upon the traditions of collaboration and diverse perspectives in our field.” The award will be presented at the 2016 SCMS Conference in Atlanta, April 1.
Signal Traffic offers an examination of the “media infrastructure” of technological objects, geophysical locations, and material resources that network the world. Contributors include Charles R. Acland, Paul Dourish, Sarah Harris, Jennifer Holt, Shannon Mattern, Toby Miller, Lisa Parks, Christian Sandvig, Nicole Starosielski, Jonathan Sterne, Helga Tawil-Souri, and Patrick Vonderau.
Signal Traffic is a volume in the Geopolitics of Information series.