Latin/o American Media Studies Symposium

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday March 26, 2015 - Friday March 27, 2015
      1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech Student Success Center and GSU Troy Moore Library, Atlanta, GA
  • Phone: (404) 894-7327
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Contact

Dr. Juan Carlos Rodriguez

juan.rodriguez@modlangs.gatech.edu

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Georgia Tech and Georgia State University will host the first Latino American Media Studies Symposium. The event is sponsored by The School of Modern Languages and The Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech and the Center for Latin American and Latino Studies and the School of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University.The event will be held at both campuses and the program is as follows:

MARCH 26, 2015 1-5 PM, TROY MOORE LIBRARY, GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY 

Participants:  

Cristina Venegas, associate professor of film and media studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara; author of Digital Dilemmas: The State, The Individual and Digital Media in Cuba (Rutgers UP, 2010).

Angharad Valdivia, professor of media and cinema studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; author of Latina/os and the Media (Polity Press, 2009).

Morgan Ames, postdoctoral researcher at University of California, Irvine; author of “Translating Magic: The Charisma of OLPC's XO Laptop in Paraguay,” in Beyond Imported Magic: Science and Technology Studies in Latin America (MIT Press, 2014).

Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, cyber-activist and visiting fellow of the International Writers Project at Brown University; webmaster of the photoblog Boring Home Utopics and the opinion blog "Lunes de post-Revolución," translated in English as "Post-Revolution Mondays."

Paul Alonso, assistant professor of Spanish at the Georgia Institute of Technology; co-author of “Infotainment and Alternative Press” in The Future of News: An Agenda of Perspectives (University Readers, 2010).

Héctor Fernández L’Hoeste, Professor of Spanish at Georgia State University; editor of Redrawing the Nation:  National Identity in Latin/o American Comics (Palgrave, 2009).

 

MARCH 27, 2015 1-5 PM, PRESS ROOM A, STUDENT SUCCESS CENTER, GEORGIA TECH

Participants:  

Ricardo Dominguez, associate professor of visual arts at the University of California, San Diego; co-founder of the Electronic Disturbance Theater and designer of the Transborder Immigrant Tool.

Anita Say Chan, assistant professor of media and cinema Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; author of Networking Peripheries: Technological Futures and the Myth of Digital Universalism (MIT Press, 2014).

Luis Correa-Díaz, Professor of Spanish at the University of Georgia; co-editor of Latin American, Spanish and Portuguese Literature in the Digital Age (Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies, 2010).

Osvaldo Cleger, assistant professor of Spanish at the Georgia Institute of Technology; author of Narrar en la era de las blogoficciones: literatura, cultura y sociedad de las redes en el siglo XXI (Mellen Press, 2010).

Diley Hernández, GoSTEM program director at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Anastasia Valecce, Assistant Professor of Spanish at Spelman College; author of (Re)presentando Cuba: Pájaros de la playa (re)visita La Habana (Cuadernos de Literatura del Caribe e Hispanoamérica, 2011).

Juan Carlos Rodríguez, assistant professor of Spanish at the Georgia Institute of Technology; editor of New Documentaries in Latin America (Palgrave, 2014).

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Modern Languages

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Arts and Performance, Conference/Symposium, Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
hispanic, latino, spanish
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  • Created On: Feb 24, 2015 - 6:44am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:19pm