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November 02, 2011

New Media Symposium, sponsored by the U-M International Institute

Date: Friday, November 4, 2011
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: 1636 School of Social Work Building, 1080 South University Ave.
On the Web: Join via live stream. A link will be posted here the day of the event.

OPENING COMMENTS - 8:30 a.m.

PANEL 1 - 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
James Der Derian, Brown University
Adrift in Berlin: Global Media, Quantum Leaps, and the Re-territorialization of Area Studies

Shazia Iftkhar, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Juan Cole, Director, Center for South Asian Studies

PANEL 2 - 10:10 - 11:10 a.m.
E. Gabriella Coleman, New York University
From Digital Direct Action to Leaking: How to Understand the Politics of Anonymous

Mary Gallagher, Director, Center for Chinese Studies
Malcolm McCullough, Associate Professor of Architecture

PANEL 3 - 11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
Victoria Bernal, University of California, Irvine
From 'The Social Network' to 'The Facebook Revolution': Reflections On Culture and New Media

Paddy Scannell, Professor of Communication Studies
Kelly Askew, Director, African Studies Center

PANEL 4 - 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Joe Straubhaar, University of Texas at Austin
From Diaspora to Plurality in Digital Tejas: The Multi-layered Cultural Geography of Latino Identity and Media Use

Aswin Punathambekar, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies
Ruth Behar, Professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies

PANEL 5 - 3:10 - 4:10 p.m.
Annabelle Sreberny, School of Oriental and African Studies, London
New Media and the 'Middle East': Thinking Allowed

Nojin Kwak, Director Nam Center for Korean Studies
Atef Said, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology

CLOSING COMMENTS - 4:30 p.m.

Posted by zzhu at November 2, 2011 02:31 PM