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Frontiers of New Media 2007

Keynote Speakers

deloria Philip J. Deloria
Professor and Director
Program in American Culture
University of Michigan
jenkins Henry Jenkins
Professor and Director
Comparative Media Studies Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
lenoir Tim Lenoir
Professor and Kimberly Jenkins Chair for New Technologies and Society
Department of Art, Art History, & Visual Studies
Duke University

 

Presenting Scholars

 

berlin Leslie Berlin
Project Historian
Silicon Valley Archives
Stanford University
downey Greg Downey
Associate Professor
School of Journalism & Mass Communication
School of Library and Information Studies
University of Wisconsin-Madison
everett Anna Everett
Professor and Chair
Department of Film and Media Studies
University of California at Santa Barbara
gitelman Lisa Gitelman
Associate Professor
Department of Media Studies
Catholic University of America
loviglio Jason Loviglio
Director, Media & Communicaiton Studies
Associate Professor

Department of American Studies
University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Lowood Henry E. Lowood
Curator, History of Science and Technology Collections
Co-Director, Stanford Humanities Library
Stanford University
MacDougall Robert MacDougall
Assistant Professor
Department of History
University of Western Ontario
McPhearson Tara McPherson
Associate Professor
School of Cinematic Arts
University of Southern California
sterne Jonathan Sterne
Associate Professor
Department of Art History and Communication Studies
McGill University

Keynote Address by Henry Jenkins,
Director, Comparative Media Studies Program
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Participatory Culture, Lead Use(r)s, and Moral Economy: How Convergence Culture is Changin the Relations Between Producers and Consumers"

September 27, 2007 | 6p.m.
Dumke Auditorium, Utah Museum of Fine Arts

 


Henry Jenkins (John E. Burchard Professor of Humanities) is the Director of the Comparative Media Studies graduate program. His books include Science Fiction Audiences: Watching Doctor Who and Star Trek; Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture; From Barbie to Mortal Kombat, a study of gender, narrative and video games; The Children's Culture Reader; and Hop on Pop: The Politics and Pleasures of Popular Culture. His current research interests center around digital aesthetics, media convergence, transmedia storytelling, computer games, and youth culture. His current research interests center around digital aesthetics, media convergence, transmedia storytelling, computer games, and youth culture. He discusses these and many other topics relating to the intersection of culture and technology through his column, "The Digital Renaissance," featured each month in Technology Review."

 

Symposium Schedule

::Tentative Schedule of Activities:: Subject to Change::

Thursday, September 27, 2007 | 6:00 p.m.
Utah Museum of Fine Arts Dumke Auditorium

Henry Jenkins, MIT, Keynote address.

Friday, September 28, 2007 | Commander's House, Fort Douglas

9:00a.m. Coffee
9:30 a.m. Opening Remarks - Eric Hinderaker
10:00 - 12:00 p.m. Panel 1: DISTANCE
  Presenters:
Robert MacDougall
Lisa Gitelman
Jason Loviglio
Facilitator:
Matt Basso
12:00 - 1:30p.m. Lunch
1:30 - 3:30p.m. Panel 2: SPACE
  Presenters:
Jonathan Sterne
Henry Lowood
Tara McPherson
Facilitator:
Cassandra Van Buren
3:30 - 4:00p.m. Break
4:00 - 6:00p.m. Panel 3: IDENTITIES
  Presenters:
Leslie Berlin
Greg Downey
Anna Everett
Facilitator:
Hector Postigo

 

Saturday, September 29, 2007 | Hotel Monaco (15W 200 S Salt Lake City)

9:00a.m. Coffee
9:30 - 11:30a.m. Panel 4: SYNTHESIS & DISCUSSION
  Disscussants:
Tim Lenoir
Philip Deloria
Henry Jenkins
Facilitator:
Ann Darling