Media Justice: Race, borders, disability, data

DRAFT PROGRAM

Thursday 25 May, 2017

Sherman Heights Community Centre

2258 Island Avenue
San Diego, CA 92102
https://www.facebook.com/ShermanCenter/

REGISTRATION: There is no cost to participate but registration is essential. Please register online at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FJ0kBhViNaFvvaR7jbhgDEh6nbkyAb76ppDglImEnfw/edit?ts=58d1e1a9

International Communications Association Preconference Sponsored by the Philosophy, Theory and Critique Division and Communication and Technology Divisions of the International Communication Association

9.00 am: Welcome coffee

9.15 am: Opening remarks

  • Ricardo Dominguez (UC San Diego and Electronic Disturbance Theatre)
  • Maegan Ortiz (Institute of Popular Education of Southern California)
  • Gerard Goggin (University of Sydney)
  • Sasha Costanza-Chock (MIT)

 

9.45 am: Panel 1 – Race and borders

  • Center for Media Justice Centre TBC
  • Dorothy Kidd, “Keeping Voices Attached to People: Disability, Demagogues, and Design in Media”
  • Lana McDonald, “Mothers in Prison, Media Justice, and How to Counter Silence”
  • Kristin Shamas, “Skirting Issues of Access: Arab American Efforts toward Media Justice”
  • Amparo Cadavid, “From the borders of survival: resistance practices in Colombia’s South Bolivar region”

11.00 am: short break

11.15 am: Panel 2 – Surveillance Countermeasures: Biopolitical Governance, Flawed Policing Reform and Resistance

  • Marika Cifor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Britt Paris, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Stacy Wood, University of California, Los Angeles

12.00 pm: Lunch

12:30 – 1:30 VozMob/Vojo

Hands-on workshop facilitated by Sasha Costanza-Chock (MIT) and Maegan Ortiz (Institute of Popular Education of Southern California),

1.45 pm: Panel 4 – Disability

  • Meryl Alper, “Keeping Voices Attached to People: Disability, Demagogues, and Design in Media”
  • Gracen Brimyer, “Keeping Voices Attached to People: Disability, Demagogues, and Design in Media”
  • Filippo Tevisan, “Crowd-sourced disability storytelling, mobilization and the problem of ‘being heard’”
  • Katie Ellis TBC
  • Gabi Shaffzin, “Reclamation Through Reification of Quantified Self Data”

3.00 pm: Coffee Break

3.30 pm: Panel 5 – Digital Political Activism Research

  • Sarah J. Jackson, Northeastern University
  • Sasha Costanza-Chock   Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Charlton McIlwain   New York University
  • Paromita Pain, “Justice through media: Framing citizen journalism as a creator of social movements in India’s Video Volunteers and CGNET Swara”
  • Mark Tseng Putterman, “Practicing Solidarity in the Pursuit of Media Justice: Activism in Asian, Asian American, and API communities TBC
  • Christina Dunbar-Hester, “Tracing Outward: People, Places, and Politics in Open Technology Diversity Advocacy”

4.45 pm: Discussion, wrap and next steps

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