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:

Call for Papers:

The Eighteenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association

Technology, Spirituality, Ecology

June 22-25, 2017
Saint Mary’s College Of California
Moraga, California.

Convention Coordinator:

Lori Erokan

Convention Chair:

Ed Tywoniak

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Coming soon!

2016 NCA Annual Convention
November 10-13, 2016

Communication's Civic Callings
November 10-13, 2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Program of the
107th Eastern Communication Association Convention

107th Annual ECA Convention
Baltimore, MD

The Hyatt Regency - Baltimore
March 30–April 3, 2016


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The 66th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association
Fukuoka, Japan
June 9-13, 2016

The Seventeenth Annual Convention of the
Media Ecology Association

  • The Seventeenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association
  • Bologna, Italy
  • Piazza Maggiore
  • Teatro Comunale di Bologna
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Photos by Robert Francos © The Seventeenth Annual Convention of the Media Ecology Association. June 23–26, 2016 University of Bologna.
Bologna, Italy.

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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 2017:

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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