18/04 Social Media in Theory & Praxis: What Is at Stake Now?

This event is a presentation and panel discussion featuring five invited speakers, organized by The Graduate Center Program Social Media Fellows.

Guest speakers include (listed alphabetically):

Chris Caruso, PhD candidate in Anthropology (GC). Interests: poverty, social movements, political economy, and grassroots use of the Internet.

Sumana Harihareswara, Founder and Principal of Changeset Consulting. Interests: feminism, open culture projects, free and open source software development, and project management.

Michael Mandiberg, Professor of Media Culture (CSI) & Coordinator of the ITP Certificate Program (GC). Interests: interdisciplinary+conceptual art, appropriation, the digital vernacular, and peer production.

Laura Pavón, PhD candidate in Latin American, Iberian and Latino Cultures (GC). Interests: Twitter and virtuality, narratives of Mexicanidad+Latinidad, affect theories, and gender studies.

Alise Tifentale, PhD candidate in Art History (GC). Interests: Instagram and identity, networked cameras, visual culture, and data science+big cultural data.

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 6:30 pm
Location: Room 9207 at The Graduate Center, CUNY (365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY)
Moderators: Jennifer Stoops (Urban Education) and Naomi Barrettara (Music)
Organizers: The GC Program Social Media Fellows

Presentations & Panel Discussion with Reception to Follow.

Hosted by the Graduate Center Digital Initiatives.

Co-sponsored by the Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (ITP) Doctoral Certificate Program, the Center for the Humanities, and the Futures Initiative at the Graduate Center.

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