[CITASA] ASA 2014 Media Sociology Preconference Program Schedule

Revers, Matthias (matthias.revers@uni-graz.at) matthias.revers at uni-graz.at
Mon Jun 23 09:21:04 EDT 2014


MEDIA SOCIOLOGY PRECONFERENCE
Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
Venue: Mills College (Oakland, CA)

Preliminary Program Schedule<http://asamediasociology.blogspot.co.at/2014/06/preliminary-program-schedule.html>
Registration is now open<https://asamediasociology.eventbrite.com/>!

8:00-8:30 Registration/Sign-in

8:30-9:00 Opening Remarks

9:00-10:00 Keynote Address
Title TBA
Clayton Childress (University of Toronto – Scarborough)

10:00-10:20 BREAK

10:20-11:30 Parallel Panel Sessions 1

1.1 Work and Careers in Media
Moderator: Casey Brienza
-Digital Vocations: Race, Capital, and Creativity in the Information Economy, Alex Cho(University of Texas at Austin) and Vivian Shaw (University of Texas at Austin)
-Becoming Jaded: Aging Out and Short Careers in the Music Business, Alexandre Frenette(John Jay College, City University of New York)
-Creatives: Initial Findings on the Early Careers of Commercial Artists, Matthew Rowe(University of California, Los Angeles)
-Cafes as New Workplaces, Jeremy Joseph Vachet (LabSIC, Université de Paris XIII)
-“All Hits Have Fans”: Small Group Decision Making and the Rhetoric of Reality Television Program Development, Junhow Wei (University of Pennsylvania)

1.2 New Theoretical Interventions
Moderator: Matthias Revers
-Gated Publics, Walled Gardens and the Dilemma of Privacy in the Digital Age, Payal Arora(Erasmus University Rotterdam)
-Is the Toronto School of Communication Too Old for the New Media?, Thomas Crosbie (Yale University) and Jonathan Roberge (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique)
-Social Movements and Popular Culture, Jesse Klein (Florida State University)
-Building a Theoretical Framework for a Cultural Sociology of Journalism, Stephen F. Ostertag(Tulane University)

1.3 Race and Media
Moderator: Robin West Smith
-Controlling Race in the Public Sphere: A Collaboration between the State and Media Capitalists, Natalie Byfield (St. John’s University)
-Does Popular Network and Cable Television Programming Simultaneously Promote Colorblindness and Stereotypes of Nonwhites and If So, How?, Aaryn L. Green (University of Cincinnati)
-A Darker Horizon: Demographic Narratives, Racial Affects, and the Cultural Politics of the Future, Michael Rodríguez-Muñiz (Brown University)
-Hollywood’s Colorblind Racism, Nancy Wang Yuen (Biola University)

1.4 Information Dissemination
Moderator:
-Beltway Bubble: How Political Ideas Fail to Spread From Elite News Organizations to Other Websites, Noah Grand (University of California, Los Angeles)
-Social Media and Disasters: The Case of Hurricane Sandy and Twitter, Dhiraj Murthy(Goldsmiths, University of London) and Alexander J. Gross
-Newspaper Images of Protest: The Pictorial Framing of Occupy Wall Street, Michael Neuber(Humboldt University of Berlin), Beth Gharrity Gardner (University of California, Irvine), andDavid A. Snow (University of California, Irvine
-Fear, Empathy, and Government Intervention: Television News Coverage of September 11th and the 2008 Financial Crisis, Timothy Recuber (Princeton University)
-Farming Out the News: An Analysis of Agriculture Coverage in Rural Newspapers, Sandra D. Robinson (California State University Monterey Bay)

11:30-11:50 BREAK

11:50-1:00 Parallel Panel Sessions 2

2.1 Gender and Media
Moderator: Andrea Press
-Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Looking for Women in Late-Night TV: An Examination of Comedy, Gender, and Late-Night Television, Katie Cooper (University of South Florida)
-Women, Work and Family through the Generations: Mothers and Daughters in Four National Contexts View Televisual Representations of Motherhood and Work, Andrea Press (University of Virginia)
-From Stigma to Acceptance: Contemporary Teen Mothers in Popular Media, Tara M. Stamm(Florida State University)
-Invisible Feminism: BDSM Relationships and Fifty Shades of Grey Portrayals, Francesca Tripodi (University of Virginia)

2.2 Legitimation and Self-Presentation
Moderator:
-Ambiguity and Dissent in Cinema Classification, Elif Alp (Columbia University)
-The Field of Online Journalism: A Study of the Legitimizing Practices of Online News Organizations, Gillian Brooks (University of Cambridge)
-Omnivorous Gentrification: Restaurant Reviewing and Neighborhood Change on the Downtown Eastside, Zachary Hyde (University of British Columbia)
-Lawyers’ Self-Presentation on Sina Weibo, Huangpei Zhangzhen (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication)

2.3 Media Framing and Public Opinion
Moderator:
-Newspapers and Social Perception: The Representation of Organized Crime in Italy, Giovanni Frazzica (Università degli Studi di Palermo)
-What the Frack Are We Talking About? Defining the Fracking Debate in North Carolina, Kylah Hedding (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
-China’s “Airpocalypse” Gives Rise to the Civil Sphere, Haoyue Li (State University of New York at Albany)
-Social Problem or Social Condition: A Content Analysis of the Media’s Framing of the Pensioners in Detroit’s Municipal Bankruptcy, Robin West Smith (Wayne State University)

2.4 Interactive Workshop
-Promoting Scholarship with Social Media, Dustin Kidd (Temple University)

1:00-2:30 LUNCH

2:30-3:40 Parallel Panel Sessions 3

3.1 Social Media and Organizations
Moderator: Matthias Revers
-Social Media Marketing of Russian Regional Mass Media in Facebook, Aleksandr Berezkin(Far Eastern Federal University)
-Digital Media Diversity and Convergence: How the Nonprofit Organizations Choose and Use Digital Media, Boyang Fan (Peking University)
-Becoming Data: The Making of Web Analytics for Journalists, Caitlin Petre (New York University)
-Drones, Balloons, and Villages: An Analysis of Tech Corporations’ Digital Divide Initiatives,Cynthia Yee (New York University)

3.2 Media and Identity
Moderator: Andrea Press
-Just Move to Michigan and Start a Revolution: Girls, the Midwest and the Creative Class,Simone Becque (Southern Illinois University)
-The Modern Working Woman in African American Romance Films, Maryann Erigha(University of Pennsylvania)
-Who is Nicki Minaj? Queer-Making & Gender Reconstruction in Hip Hop, Sonita Moss(University of Pennsylvania)
-The Middle Class as a Media Creation: A Comparative Study of Japan and China in a High Economic Development Period, Abigail Qian Zhou (University of Tokyo)

3.3 Web-based Methods and Social Action
Moderator:
-Sampling Methods in Studying Same-Sex Couples: The Importance of Web-based Techniques, Eli Alston-Stepnitz (San Francisco State University), David M. Frost (Columbia University), and Allen J. LeBlanc (San Francisco State University)
-Connecting with College Students: A Literature Review on Internet Communication Methods Used to Inform College Students, Valarie Burke (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
-Use Your Skills to Solve This Challenge: Discourses of Micro-Action Online, Carla Ilten(University of Illinois at Chicago)
-From Solitude to Solidarity: The Internet as Face-to-Face Intermediary, Robyn Keith(University of Texas at Austin)

3:40-4:00 BREAK

4:00-5:10 Parallel Panel Sessions 4

4.1 Chinese Media Sociology
Moderator:
-Can Public Intellectuals Expand Social Influence by Using Social Media? The Case of China,Zhou Dai (University of Warwick)
-Research on Regional Differences of Public Opinions’ Communication Characteristics, Dan Ji(Shanghai Jiao Tong University) and Yungeng Xie (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
-Talking Politics in China: A Comparison of Microblog and Official Media’s Report on Public Policy, Muyang Li (State University of New York, Albany)
-Behind the Great Firewall of China, Fan Mai (University of Virginia)
-Empowerment or Disempowerment: The Role of New Media in the Migration Process of Chinese New Generation Migrant Workers, Xiaoting Sun (Renmin University)

4.2 Alternative/Niche Media
Moderator: Dustin Kidd
-Jamming Culture: Webs of Meaning and Cultural Entropy in Adbusters Magazine, Matthew J. Chandler (University of Notre Dame) and Terence E. McDonnell (University of Notre Dame)
-Whitewashing the Nation: The House of Terror Museum in Budapest, Hungary, Helge Johannes Marahrens (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
-Shoot ‘em in the Head: On the Transgressive Potency of Modern Horror Cinema, Andrew Owen (Cabrini College)
-In Defense of Selfies: The Conspicuous Prosumption of Experience on Social Media, Apryl Williams (Texas A&M University)

4.3 Media and Social Movements
Moderator:
-Contemporary Forms of Democracy, Social Actors and New Media, Leocadia Díaz Romero(Murcia State University)
-When the Internet Becomes Marginal: Digital Divide and Political Participation in Putin’s Russia, Polina Kolozaridi (National Research University Higher School of Economics) andTatiana Tatarchevskiy
-Are They Not Worthy?: Social Movements, Legitimacy, and Partisan Media, Eulalie Jean Laschever (University of California, Irvine)
-From Street Protests to Facebook Campaigns: Political Cynicism, Efficacy and Online Political Engagement of Sri Lankan Students, Chamil Rathnayake (University of Hawai’i at Manoa)

4.4 Section Formation Strategy Meeting (CLOSED SESSION)

5:10-5:30 BREAK

5:30-7:00 Plenary Discussion Panel
Media Sociology as Vocation
Moderator: Casey Brienza
Laura Grindstaff (University of California, Davis)
Paul Hirsch (Northwestern University)
Ronald Jacobs (University at Albany, SUNY)
Paul Lopes (Colgate University)
Guobin Yang (University of Pennsylvania)

7:00 CLOSE
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