Volume 1 Issue 1, Fall 2005
Excerpt from Evidence's Issue Introduction:
"In exploring the theme of Evidence, this issue of Vectors suggests that something of particular significance is at stake in our current relationship to the traces that are left behind by human actions."
Volume 1 Issue 2, Spring 2006
Excerpt from Mobility's Issue Introduction:
"Processed, parsed, and analyzed data cannot produce change in a country that has abandoned its domestic infrastructure, neglected the poor, and failed to realize the hopes and possibilities of the Civil Rights era (not to mention the Emancipation era."
Volume 2 Issue 1, Fall 2006
Excerpt from Ephemera's Issue Introduction:
"It is with equal degrees of irony and hopefulness that we present these works of excavation, rumination and preservation in a form that will soon confront its own likely disappearance."
Volume 2 Issue 2, Winter 2007
Excerpt from Perception's Issue Introduction:
"Throughout this same period, an array of scholars from a number of fields has tracked the many ways that the machines we interact with co-produce what we can perceive and know."
Volume 3 Issue 1, Fall 2007
Excerpt from Difference's Issue Introduction:
"I am not so much arguing that one mode is causally related to the other, but, rather, that they both represent a move toward fragmentary or modular ways of knowing and of organizing information, knowledges increasingly prevalent in the later half of the 20th century."
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:
"Although we are now only occasionally creating in-house collaborative projects for the journal, Vectors continues to offer a platform for experimenting with the forms and potentials of online scholarship."