Faculty | Ted Striphas
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of
Communication and Culture
Adjunct Faculty, Department of American Studies; Program in Cultural Studies
- Official Indiana University Website
- The Late Age of Print (a blog based on Striphas' book)
- Differences & Repetitions Wiki (an open project site dedicated to Striphas' writings-in-progress)
- Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2002
Ted Striphas is a leading scholar in the fields of communication and cultural studies, whose research focuses on the relationship of technology and culture. His award-winning book, The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture From Consumerism to Control (Columbia University Press, 2009), examines the book industry's role in shaping US and global consumer cultures in the 20th and 21st centuries. His next book, Algorithmic Culture, explores the role of computational processes in the sorting, classifying, and hierarchizing of people, places, objects, and ideas.Striphas teaches graduate courses on the history and politics of mass culture; media theory (including theories of everyday life and the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari); cultural studies; and digital culture. At the undergraduate level he teaches courses on media history, theory, and criticism.
Courses Recently Taught
- CMCL C620: Digital Culture: Keywords
- CMCL C626: Introduction to Cultural Studies (taught jointly with CULS C601)
- CMCL C792: Everyday Life in Theory and Practice
- CMCL C552: Mass Culture in History and Theory
- CMCL C420: Media History, From Orality to the Internet
- CMCL C334: The Cultures of Books and Reading
- CMCL C190: Introduction to Media
- The Late Age of Print: Everyday Book Culture From Consumerism to Control (Columbia University Press, 2009; Korean translation, 2011).
- “Working Papers in Cultural Studies, or, the Virtues of Gray Literature” (with Mark Hayward). New Formations. [In press; a pre-print of the article, along with a dossier of materials relating to its composition, can be found on The Differences & Repetitions Wiki]
- “The Visible College.” International Journal of Communication 5 (2011): 1744-51. http://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/1339/648. [A dossier of materials relating to the production of this essay can be found on The Differences & Repetitions Wiki]
- "Performing Scholarly Communication," Text and Performance Quarterly 32(1) (January 2012): 78-84. [An earlier version, including readers' comments, is available on The Differences & Repetitions Wiki]
- "The Abuses of Literacy: Amazon Kindle and the Right to Read." Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 7(3) (September 2010): 297-317. [An earlier, truncated version, including readers' comments, is available on The Differences & Repetitions Wiki]
- "Acknowledged Goods: Cultural Studies and the Politics of Academic Journal Publishing." Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 7(1) (March 2010): 3-25. [Lead article; an earlier version, including readers' comments, is available on The Differences & Repetitions Wiki]
Selected Honors and Awards
- Textual History Advisor to “Pathfinders: Documenting the Experience of Early Digital Literature,” Electronic Literature Organization – Dene Grigar and Stuart Moulthrop, Co-PIs. National Endowment for the Humanities, 2013-15.
- Lambda Pi Eta Teaching Award, Kappa Alpha Chapter, IU Department of Communication and Culture, 2013
- Book Review Editor, Cultural Studies, 2011-
- Fellow (Non-residential), Institute for the Digital Humanities, University of Denver Media Studies Program, 2011-2012.
- Book of the Year Award for The Late Age of Print, Critical Cultural Studies Division, National Communication Association, 2010.
- Young Scholar-Leader Award, Critical Cultural Studies Division, National Communication Association, 2009
- Outstanding Junior Faculty Award, Indiana University, 2008