Mary Elizabeth Luka

 
Faculty member M.E. Luka
Assistant Professor
Arts Management
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Biography: 

Dr. MaryElizabeth (“M.E.”) Luka is Assistant Professor, Arts & Media Management at University of Toronto, where she examines modes and meanings of co-creative production, distribution and dissemination in the digital age for the arts, media and civic sectors. Dr. Luka holds a Connaught New Researcher Fellowship examining creative networks in Canada (see https://criticaldigitalmethods.ca/creative-hubs-and-networks-database/). Dr. Luka is a founding member of the Critical Digital Methods Institute at University of Toronto Scarborough, of research-creation group Narratives in Space + Time Society, and of the technoculture research group, the Fourchettes. She is policy co-lead on the six-year SSHRC-funded partnership Archive/Counter-Archive: Activating Canada's Moving Image Heritage at York University, Canada and PI on SSHRC-funded research addressing remuneration of independent media arts online. Luka is lead supervisor for the Mitacs-funded Research in Residence: Arts’ Civic Impact research (https://massculture.ca/research-in-residence-arts-civic-impact/), advisory member of Aarhus University Future Making Research Consortium. Previous research is found in Topia; Canadian Journal of Communication; Public; Canadian Theatre Review; Information, Communication & Society; Social Media & Society; chapters in Energy Culture: Arts and Theory on Oil and Beyond; Internet Research Ethics for the Social Age; and scholarly anthologies and commissioned research for the Department of Canadian Heritage about transitions in creative industries.

 

Links:

https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/acm/mary-elizabeth-luka

https://ischool.utoronto.ca/profile/mary-elizabeth-luka/

Publications: 

Luka, M.E. (2020). Making video glitter in the time of COVID. Qualitative Inquiry. DOI: 10.1177/1077800420962473

 

Luka, M.E. & Wallace, J. with Yung, H., Ilona Harris, K., Siconfolfo, C., Walker, H. (2020). Towards a Measurement Framework for Creative Hubs. Department of Canadian Heritage, Arts Branch. Commissioned Report. (145 pages). 

 

Luka, M.E. (2019). The LTTV Consultations: Mapping Old and New Interests in Television Today. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22230/cjc.2019v44n2a3117

 

Luka, M.E. (2019). Walking matters: A peripatetic rethinking of energy culture (2019). For Energy Culture: Arts and Theory on Oil and Beyond, eds. Imre Szeman, Jeff Diamanti. Energy and Society Series. Morgantown, WV: West Virginia University Press, pp. 61-75.

 

Luka, M.E. & Millette, M. (2018). Re(framing) Big Data: activating situated knowledge and a feminist ethics of care in social media research. Social Media & Society Special Issue: Ethics as Method, January-March 2018: 1-10. Eds. Annette N. Markham, Andrew Herman and Katrin Tildenberg. DOI: 10.1177/2056305118768297 

 

Luka, M.E. & Lilley, B. (2018). The NiS+TS psychogeographer’s table: Countering the official Halifax Explosion archive. Public 57: Archive/Anarchive/Counter-Archive, Volume 29, Number 57,