Media Ecology Association

The Media Ecology Association (MEA) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the study, research, criticism, and application of media ecology in educational, industry, political, civic, social, cultural, and artistic contexts, and the open exchange of ideas, information, and research among the Association’s members and the larger community.

.MEA Events:

The Seventeenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association

Interfaces of Play and Game: Engaging Media Ecosystems

June 23-26, 2016
University of Bologna
Bologna, Italy

Submission Site:

Convention Coordinators:

Paolo Granata
Elena Lamberti
Brett Lunceford

Call for Papers
Call for Papers (PDF)

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Call for Competitive Papers and Complete Panel Proposals
The Media Ecology Association at The 101th Annual Convention
of the National Communication Association

Las Vegas, Nevada
November 19-22, 2015

"Embracing Opportunities"

Call for Papers

MEA@NCA Program Planner: Dennis Cali


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Media Ecology Association
Call for Papers 2015
106th Eastern Communication Association Convention

Deliberation: Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Sheraton Society Hill Hotel

April 22–26, 2015

Preliminary Program

MEA@ECA Program Planner:
James Morrison, Boston College [james.morrison{at}]


The Sixteenth Annual Convention of the
Media Ecology Association

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Photos by Robert Francos © The Sixteenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association. June 11–14, 2015 Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Denver, Colorado

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Joining MEA

Membership in the Media Ecology Association is open to anyone— faculty, students, business people, professionals—interested in explor- ing the interactions between media, communications, and culture.

Membership dues include annual subscription to our print journal, Explorations in Media Ecology {EME}, published quarterly.

Annual dues for 2016:

Category   Amount
Student *   US$50
Regular   US$100
Sustaining   US$175
Institutional   US$200
* Full-time students only; please include a photocopy of your full-time student card

The MEA Journal

Explorations in Media Ecology {EME}, the journal of the Media Ecology Association, is an international journal dedicated to extending our understanding of media and media environments. EME welcomes diverse theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of media environments, including (but not limited to) philosophical, aesthetic, literary, historical, psychological, sociological, anthropological, political, economic, and scientific investigations, as well as applied, professional, and pedagogical perspectives. In addition to scholarly articles, EME also publishes essays, commentary, and critical examinations relevant to media ecology as a field of study and practice.

See the journal home page for guidelines for submission, or contact

Paul Grosswiler
Explorations in Media Ecology {EME}
Department of Communication and
420 Dunn Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469

MEA Mailing List

Serving as one of the MEA’s main channels of communication, our electronic mailing list provides a space for reasoned, informed, and civil discussion about communication, media, and culture among persons interested in themes and subjects relevant to the field of media ecology. Subscribers use this list to share views, exchange information, and learn about events, activities, and news related to media ecology.

Now hosted at, the MEA list uses state-of-the-art software to eliminate spam and viruses, offering subscribers a convenient Web-based interface for access to archives of past messages as well as for managing individual subscription settings, such as the option of temporarily suspending message delivery or receiving messages batched in daily digests.




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