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April 2015

Cultural Studies and The Expediency of Culture, Rethought in Relation to Internet Platforms and Megadata

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 4, Room 231,
Cambridge, MA
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The argument that culture empties out as it becomes ever more pivotal in the creative economy has, George Yúdice thinks, been borne out.

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CMS Graduate Thesis Presentations

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
MIT Student Center Mezzanine Lounge,
84 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA
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Thesis Presentations of the Comparative Media Studies Graduate Class of 2015 April 3, 2014 MIT Student Center Mezzanine Lounge 9:00        Coffee and Conversation 9:15  Presentations by: Chelsea Barabas Mirror Mirror on the Wall: A Study of Bias and Perceptions of Merit in the High-tech Labor Market Desiree Gonzalez Museum Making: Creating with Emerging Technologies in Art Museums Liam Andrew  The Missing Links: An Archaeology of Digital Journalism Heather Craig Interactive Data Storytelling: Designing for Public Engagement Jesse Sell E-sports…

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Re-calling the Modem World: The Dial-up History of Social Media

April 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 4, Room 231,
Cambridge, MA
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Kevin Driscoll presents how the history of bulletin-board systems reveals the popular origins of computer-mediated social life.

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The Mysteries of the Southern Reach: In Conversation with Jeff VanderMeer

April 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 66, Room 110,
25 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA
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Jeff VanderMeer will discuss his role as one of the leading practitioners of “weird fiction,” the environmental and ecological concerns that inform his work, and his massive crossover success.

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The Dancing Body of the State: Queer Social Dance, Political Leadership, and Black Popular Culture

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 4, Room 231,
Cambridge, MA
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Thomas DeFranz “wonders at the intertwining of African American social dances and political leadership, conceived as the bodies of elected officials.”

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Ryan Cordell: “Melville in the First Age of Viral Media”

April 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 4, Room 231,
Cambridge, MA
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Ryan Cordell, co-director of the Viral Texts project, will speak about his work uncovering pieces that “went viral” in nineteenth-century newspapers and magazines.

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May 2015

[POSTPONED UNTIL 2016] Media in Transition 9: Mediating Audiences

May 1 - May 3
MIT Stata Center,
32 Vassar Street, Cambridge, MA
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The 9th international Media in Transition conference, on how we “still strive to somehow develop, constitute and assess a wide variety of audiences.”

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Danielle Keats Citron: “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace”

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MIT Building 4, Room 231,
Cambridge, MA
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Danielle Keats Citron exposes the startling extent of personal cyber-attacks and proposes practical, lawful ways to prevent and punish online harassment.

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