Internet Attractions: Workshop on Ephemeral Media will be at the University of Nottingham, from 23rd – 24th June 2009. It…

“examines a particular feature of our accelerated media world — the growth of the brief or ephemeral texts that exist beyond and between the films, television programmes, and radio broadcasts more commonly isolated for [academic] analysis.” […] in particular the proliferation of online video […] and the kinds of performance [on YouTube].