Kroker, Arthur (W.)

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KROKER, Arthur (W.)

KROKER, Arthur (W.). Canadian, b. 1945. Genres: Art/Art history, Politics/Government, Literary criticism and history, Communications/Media, Information science/Computers. Career: University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba, assistant professor, 1975-80, director of Canadian studies, 1979-80, associate professor of political science, 1980-81; Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, associate professor, 1981-87, professor of political science, 1987-. Associate fellow of Simone de Beauvoir Institute, 1984-85, research fellow at Concordia Centre for Broadcasting Studies, 1984-86. Detroit Institute of Arts, writer-in-residence, 1989; guest lecturer at colleges and universities; guest lecturer at art museums. Appeared on radio and television shows in Canada, the Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Germany, Norway, Finalnd, the United Kingdom, and France; organizes and chairs discussion panels at conferences. Publications: Technology and the Canadian Mind: Innis, McLuhan, and Grant, 1984, 2nd ed, 1987, 1985; (with D. Cook) The Postmodern Scene: Excremental Culture and Hyper-Aesthetics, 1986, 2nd ed, 1987; (with D. Cook and M. Kroker) Panic Encyclopedia: The Definitive Guide to the Postmodern Scene, 1989; The Possessed Individual: Technology and the French Postmodern, 1992; Spasm: Virtual Reality, Android Music, and Electric Flesh, 1993; (with M.A. Weinstein) Data Trash: The Theory of the Virtual Class, 1994; (with M. Kroker) Hacking the Future: Stories for the Flesh-Eating 90s, 1996. EDITOR: (with M. Verthuy, P. McCallum, and M. Kroker) Feminism Now: Theory and Practice, 1985; (with M. Kroker, and coauthor of intro) Body Invaders: Panic Sex in America, 1987; (with M. Kroker) The Hysterical Male: New Feminist Theory, 1991; (with M. Kroker) Ideology and Power in the Age of Lenin in Ruins, 1991; (with M. Kroker) The Last Sex: Feminism and Outlaw Bodies, 1993; (with M. Kroker) Digital Delirium, St. Martin's, 1997. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Political Science, Concordia University, 2140, rue Bishop, Montreal, QC, Canada H3G 1M8. Online address: [email protected]