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Thesis Presentations: Comparative Media Studies Graduate Class of 2015

Friday, April 3, 2015 @ 9:00 am 4:30 pm EDT

This event is free and open to the public, and you may watch a live feed. You are welcome to attend as many or as few presentations as you wish.

9:00 Coffee and Conversation

9:15 Morning Presentations

  • 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 Broadcasting Conventions”

12:30 Lunch Break

1:30 Afternoon Presentations

  • Sean Flynn: “Evaluating Interactive Documentaries: Audience, Impact, and Innovation in Public Interest Media”
  • Wang Yu: “Heike, Jike, Chuangke: Creativity in Chinese Technology Communities”
  • Suruchi Dumpawar: “Mediating Open Government Data: Using Data to Drive Changes in the Built Environment”
  • Ainsley Sutherland: “Digital Art, Immersion and Empathy: Evaluating Games and Digital Media Art for Engendering Mutual Understanding”
  • Erik Stayton: “Driverless Dreams: Narratives, Ideologies, and the Shape of the Automated Car”


Friday, April 3, 2015
9:00 am – 4:30 pm EDT
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MIT Student Center, Mezzanine Lounge

84 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, 02139 United States
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