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Video: Joan Donovan on the True Costs of Misinformation

Experimental Grad Seminar on Conspiracy/Theory

Conspiracy/Theory Conference

Conspiracy Narrative and the Epistemology of Security Society

Dying of Whiteness

The Play of Conspiracy in Plato’s Republic

Feeling the Plot: Writing into the Affects, Atmospheres, and Poetics of Conspiracy

In the Shadow of De-Industrialization

The President’s Body and Other Missing Matters: “Conspiracy Culture” in Cyprus

What Is Media Manipulation?

The True Costs of Misinformation: Producing Moral and Technical Order in a Time of Pandemonium

Dr. Joan Donovan’s research maps and tracks attempts by “media manipulators” to influence journalists and bait them into picking up false stories.

Portrait of Joseph Masco

Joseph P. Masco

portrait of Lisa Wedeen

Lisa Wedeen

Conspiracy/Theory

Understanding the elective affinities between conspiracy and theory while appreciating the seductions of each, this project grapples with the ways in which suspicion, opacity, networks, uncertainty, and mass mediation function today.