Volume 1 Issue 1, Fall 2005
Excerpt from Evidence's Issue Introduction:
"How do we know what is really happening in that place? For those whose only exposure to the war is through streams of data mediated by screens like this one, it may be possible to suspect, as Jean Baudrillard famously declared some fifteen years ago, that none of it is really taking place at all."
Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2006
Excerpt from Mobility's Issue Introduction:
"If the telecommunications and entertainment industries (and countless consumers) are now enthralled with all things mobile, the pieces collected here underscore that mobility is first and foremost a social phenomenon, one with long and troubled histories."
Volume 2 Issue 1, Fall 2006
Excerpt from Ephemera's Issue Introduction:
"Likewise the computer you are now using will one day crash or become obsolete, perhaps taking its prodigious memory with it, an eventuality that suggests the alarming impermanence of digital media while it hints mischievously at our own mortality."
Volume 2 Issue 2, Winter 2007
Excerpt from Perception's Issue Introduction:
"While some projects address techniques and devices that span hundreds of years, thus historicizing our understanding of the relationship of technology to perception, we are also concerned with the difference a specific medium or machine might make."
Volume 3 Issue 1, Fall 2007
Excerpt from Difference's Issue Introduction:
"This maneuver may at least partially be possible because of a parallel and increasing dispersion of electronic forms across culture, forms which simultaneously enact and shape these new modes of thinking."
Volume 3 Issue 2, Summer 2012
Excerpt from Memory's Issue Introduction:
"What draws the projects in this issue together is the interplay between objects of study that are both concrete and ephemeral and investigations that bleed across disciplinary bounds to explore the relevance of memory to questions of time, media, narrative, politics and space."
Current Projects - Current Issue
Volume 4 Issue 1, Fall 2013
Excerpt from Current Projects' Issue Introduction:
"Vectors will also continue its commitment to publishing work that is subjected to rigorous, but mutable and multiple, forms of peer review, actively engaging questions of how best to ensure scholarly excellence in work that experiments with both form and content."