Assistant Professor Paloma Duong on “how revisiting our assumptions about digital media and cultural agency, both in Cuba and in the broader hemispheric context, can speak to the dreams and demands of constituencies that operate between, beneath, and beyond the pressures of global markets and the nation-state.”
Concepts of participation, trust, and democracy are increasingly fraught, essential, and powerfully repositioned. How will our news media look and sound in the next decade? What can we learn from news media of the past? What can international perspectives reveal about the variability and fluidity of media landscapes?
Craig Watkins studies young people’s social and digital media behaviors. He teaches at the University of Texas, Austin.
Poet and scholar Amaranth Borsuk discusses authorship, materiality, and her poetic practice as a multi-media writer and artist.
Francisco Ricardo examines the tension between acceptance of new media and materials and the rejection of new forms and structures they made possible.
Professor Fox Harrell’s research group — the Imagination, Computation, and Expression (ICE) Lab — builds computational systems for expressing imaginative stories and concepts — “phantasmal media” systems.
This talk will describe how looking at the code and platform levels can enhance our comparative media studies of computational works.